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Tropical Storm DOLLY


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM DOLLY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  17A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL042008
100 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2008
 
...DOLLY WEAKENING AND MOVING A LITTLE FASTER...
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 100 PM CDT...1800Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DOLLY WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 99.8 WEST...VERY NEAR
THE U.S. MEXICO BORDER...ABOUT 30 MILES...50 KM...NORTHWEST OF
LAREDO TEXAS.
 
DOLLY HAS INCREASED ITS FORWARD SPEED AND IS NOW MOVING TOWARD THE
WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...22 KM/HR. THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE UNTIL DISSIPATION IN A DAY OR SO.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  THESE WINDS ARE CONFINED TO A FEW RAINBANDS TO
THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER. DOLLY IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A
TROPICAL DEPRESSION LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES...140 KM
FROM THE CENTER. 
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 998 MB...29.47 INCHES.
 
DOLLY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12
INCHES...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 20 INCHES...OVER PORTIONS OF
SOUTH TEXAS AND NORTHEASTERN MEXICO.  THESE RAINS ARE VERY LIKELY TO
CAUSE WIDESPREAD FLOODING.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS TODAY.
 
REPEATING THE 100 PM CDT POSITION...27.9 N...99.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...998 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
400 PM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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