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Tropical Storm MARCO


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TROPICAL STORM MARCO INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   5A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL132008
100 PM CDT TUE OCT 07 2008
 
...MARCO WEAKENING AS IT CONTINUES INLAND OVER MEXICO...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM CABO ROJO SOUTHWARD
TO VERACRUZ.  THIS WARNING WILL LIKELY BE DISCONTINUED LATER TODAY. 
 
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 MARCO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 96.9 WEST.  THIS
POSITION IS JUST INLAND OF THE COAST OF CENTRAL MEXICO AND ABOUT 80
MILES...130 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF TUXPAN AND ABOUT 70 MILES...110
KM...NORTHWEST OF VERACRUZ.
 
MARCO IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/HR.  A WESTWARD
OR WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT.  ON THE
FORECAST TRACK...MARCO WILL MOVE FARTHER INLAND OVER CENTRAL
MEXICO.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING
THE NEXT 24 HOURS...AND MARCO IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE OVER THE
HIGH TERRAIN OF MEXICO TONIGHT OR EARLY WEDNESDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 15 MILES...30 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.
 
MARCO...OR ITS REMNANT...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 100 PM CDT POSITION...19.9 N...96.9 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 6 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
400 PM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER RHOME/PASCH
 
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