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Tropical Storm MARCO


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TROPICAL STORM MARCO ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL132008
1000 AM CDT TUE OCT 07 2008

...MARCO MAKES LANDFALL ON THE COAST OF MEXICO...
 
AT 10 AM CDT...1500 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS DISCONTINUED
THE HURRICANE WATCH FOR MEXICO.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM CABO ROJO SOUTHWARD
TO VERACRUZ.  TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE
WARNING AREA TODAY.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 1000 AM CDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MARCO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 96.6 WEST.  THIS
POSITION IS JUST INLAND OF THE COAST OF CENTRAL MEXICO AND ABOUT 80
MILES...130 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF TUXPAN AND ABOUT 55 MILES...90
KM...NORTH-NORTHWEST OF VERACRUZ.
 
MARCO IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/HR.  A WESTWARD
OR WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.
ON THE FORECAST TRACK...MARCO WILL BE MOVING FARTHER INLAND OVER
MEXICO TODAY AND TONIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...AND MARCO
IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE OVER THE HIGH TERRAIN OF MEXICO BY
WEDNESDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 15 MILES...30 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 998 MB...29.47 INCHES.
 
MARCO IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4
INCHES...WITH MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES POSSIBLE ACROSS EASTERN
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MEXICO. 
 
REPEATING THE 1000 AM CDT POSITION...19.9 N...96.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 8 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...998 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 100 PM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 400
PM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER RHOME/PASCH
 
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