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Tropical Depression FIVE-E


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION FIVE-E INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   3A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP052008
500 AM PDT SUN JUL 06 2008
 
...RAINBANDS OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION CONTINUE TO SPREAD ALONG THE
COAST OF MEXICO...
 
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.

AT 500 AM PDT...1200Z...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A
TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO FROM
ZIHUATANEJO TO MANZANILLO.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH
AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO FROM
PUERTO ANGEL TO CABO CORRIENTES 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 500 AM PDT...1200Z...THE BROAD CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION
FIVE-E WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 102.5 WEST
OR ABOUT 190 MILES...310 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF ACAPULCO MEXICO AND
ABOUT 135 MILES...220 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15
KM/HR...AND A WEST-NORTHWESTWARD TO NORTHWESTWARD MOTION AT ABOUT
THE SAME SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT TWO DAYS.  ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...THE CENTER OF THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO CLOSELY
PARALLEL OR MOVE OVER THE COAST TODAY OR MONDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 30 MPH...45 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS AND
THE SYSTEM COULD BECOME A TROPICAL STORM TODAY OR MONDAY.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL 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 500 AM PDT POSITION...15.9 N...102.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
800 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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