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Tropical Depression FIVE-E


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION FIVE-E INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   5A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP052008
500 PM PDT SUN JUL 06 2008
 
...DEPRESSION BECOMING DISORGANIZED AS IT APPROACHES THE COAST OF
MEXICO BUT STILL EXPECTED TO BE A HEAVY RAIN MAKER...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LAZARO CARDENAS TO
MANZANILLO.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN
12 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 500 PM PDT...0000Z...THE BROAD AND DIFFUSE CIRCULATION CENTER OF
TROPICAL DEPRESSION FIVE-E WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.4
NORTH...LONGITUDE 102.5 WEST OR ABOUT 40 MILES...70 KM...SOUTHWEST
OF LAZARO CARDENAS MEXICO.
 
THE OVERALL CIRCULATION HAS BEEN MEANDERING FOR THE LAST SEVERAL
HOURS BUT A NORTHWARD MOTION NEAR 9 MPH IS EXPECTED TONIGHT.  ON
THIS TRACK THE CENTER OF THE TROPICAL CYCLONE WILL BE NEAR THE
SOUTHWEST COAST OF MEXICO LATER TONIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST...AND THE DEPRESSION
COULD WEAKEN AS IT INTERACTS WITH LAND LATER TONIGHT OR MONDAY. 
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.
 
THIS SYSTEM 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 PM PDT POSITION...17.4 N...102.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH 9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH. MINIMUM
CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
800 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER RHOME
 
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