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Tropical Storm ALMA


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
TROPICAL STORM ALMA SPECIAL FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER   4
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP012008
1600 UTC THU MAY 29 2008
 
AT 9 AM PDT...1600 UTC...THE GOVERNMENTS OF NICARAGUA AND HONDURAS
HAVE ISSUED HURRICANE WARNINGS FOR THE PACIFIC COASTS OF THEIR
RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES.  A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24
HOURS.  PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED
TO COMPLETION.
 
AT 9 AM PDT...THE GOVERNMENT OF EL SALVADOR HAS ISSUED A HURRICANE
WATCH FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF EL SALVADOR.  A HURRICANE WATCH
MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH
AREA...IN THIS CASE ALSO WITHIN 24 HOURS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WEST COAST OF
COSTA RICA AND EL SALVADOR.
 
TROPICAL STORM CENTER LOCATED NEAR 11.7N  86.9W AT 29/1600Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  30 NM
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTH OR 360 DEGREES AT   6 KT
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE  994 MB
EYE DIAMETER  20 NM
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS  55 KT WITH GUSTS TO  65 KT.
50 KT.......  0NE  30SE  30SW   0NW.
34 KT....... 30NE  90SE  90SW  60NW.
12 FT SEAS.. 50NE  90SE  90SW  90NW.
WINDS AND SEAS VARY GREATLY IN EACH QUADRANT.  RADII IN NAUTICAL
MILES ARE THE LARGEST RADII EXPECTED ANYWHERE IN THAT QUADRANT.
 
REPEAT...CENTER LOCATED NEAR 11.7N  86.9W AT 29/1600Z
AT 29/1200Z CENTER WAS LOCATED NEAR 10.7N  86.7W
 
FORECAST VALID 30/0000Z 12.5N  87.0W
MAX WIND  65 KT...GUSTS  80 KT.
64 KT...  0NE  25SE  25SW   0NW.
50 KT...  0NE  45SE  45SW   0NW.
34 KT... 30NE  90SE  90SW  60NW.
 
FORECAST VALID 30/1200Z 14.0N  88.0W...INLAND
MAX WIND  30 KT...GUSTS  40 KT.
 
FORECAST VALID 31/0000Z 15.5N  89.0W...INLAND
MAX WIND  20 KT...GUSTS  25 KT.
 
FORECAST VALID 31/1200Z...DISSIPATED
 
REQUEST FOR 3 HOURLY SHIP REPORTS WITHIN 300 MILES OF 11.7N  86.9W
 
NEXT ADVISORY AT 29/2100Z
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
 
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