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Tropical Depression FIVE-E


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION FIVE-E ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP052008
800 PM PDT SAT JUL 05 2008

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION SPREADING RAINBANDS ACROSS THE COAST OF
MEXICO...LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHWESTERN
COAST OF MEXICO FROM ACAPULCO TO ZIHUATANEJO. A TROPICAL STORM
WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN
THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO FROM
PUERTO ANGEL TO MANZANILLO SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS
DEPRESSION.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 800 PM PDT...0300Z...THE BROAD CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION
FIVE-E WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 100.0 WEST
OR ABOUT 165 MILES...265 KM...SOUTH OF ACAPULCO MEXICO AND ABOUT
245 MILES...395 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS GENERALLY MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 7
MPH...11 KM/HR.  A SLOW MOTION TOWARD THE NORTHWEST IS FORECAST
DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER
OF THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NEAR THE COAST OF MEXICO IN
THE WARNING AREA.  SOME ERRATIC MOTION COULD OCCUR TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY AS THE DEPRESSION ORGANIZES.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 30 MPH...45 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS...
AND THE DEPRESSION COULD BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON SUNDAY.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALLS ACCUMULATIONS
OF 4 TO 6 INCHES ALONG THE COAST OF SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO WITH
ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF UP TO 10 INCHES.  THESE RAINS COULD
CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES...ESPECIALLY OVER
MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.
 
REPEATING THE 800 PM PDT POSITION...14.5 N...100.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 1100 PM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 200
AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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