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Tropical Storm JULIO


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TROPICAL STORM JULIO ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP112008
800 AM PDT SUN AUG 24 2008

...JULIO A LITTLE STRONGER....MEXICO EXTENDS WARNINGS AND WATCHES
NORTHWARD ALONG THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA...
 
AT 8 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS EXTENDED THE
TROPICAL STORM WARNING NORTHWARD ALONG THE WEST COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA TO PUNTA ABREOJOS...AND NORTHWARD ALONG THE EAST COAST
TO MULEGE.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM PUNTA
ABREOJOS ON THE WEST COAST AROUND THE PENINSULA AND NORTHWARD TO
MULEGE ON THE EAST COAST.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA
WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
AT 8 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A
TROPICAL STORM WATCH ALONG THE WEST COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA NORTH
OF PUNTA ABREOJOS TO EL POCITO...AND ALONG THE EAST COAST NORTH OF
MULEGE TO BAHIA SAN JUAN BAUTISTA.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS
THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH
AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 800 AM PDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JULIO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 22.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 110.0 WEST OR ABOUT 35
MILES... 55 KM...SOUTH OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA.
 
JULIO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/HR.
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH A DECREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...THE CENTER OF JULIO IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NEAR OR OVER THE
SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...
THEN APPROACH THE CENTRAL BAJA PENINSULA ON MONDAY. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 50 MPH...85
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS
POSSIBLE BEFORE JULIO REACHES THE BAJA PENINSULA LATER TODAY AND
WEAKENING IS FORECAST TO BEGIN BY MONDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES...140 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
JULIO IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6
INCHES OVER THE SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA...WITH ISOLATED
MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES POSSIBLE.  TOTAL RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVER THE CENTRAL BAJA
PENINSULA...WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 800 AM PDT POSITION...22.4 N...110.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 1100 AM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 200
PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN/PASCH
 
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