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Tropical Storm JULIO


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TROPICAL STORM JULIO INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   8A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP112008
500 AM PDT MON AUG 25 2008
 
....JULIO PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL OVER CENTRAL PORTIONS OF THE 
BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA...
   
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF THE BAJA
CALIFORNIA PENINSULA FROM PUNTA ABREOJOS TO SANTA FE ON THE WEST
COAST...AND FROM LA PAZ TO MULEGE ON THE EAST COAST.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG THE WEST COAST OF
BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA NORTH OF PUNTA ABREOJOS TO EL POCITO...
AND ALONG THE EAST COAST NORTH OF MULEGE TO BAHIA SAN JUAN
BAUTISTA.
 
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 CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JULIO WAS
ESTIMATED NEAR LATITUDE 26.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 112.0 WEST OR ABOUT
45 MILES... 70 KM...WEST-NORTHWEST OF LORETO MEXICO.
 
JULIO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH...24 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 WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE 
CENTRAL BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA TODAY AND INTO THE GULF OF
CALIFORNIA TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...AND
JULIO IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.
 
JULIO IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6
INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA
PENINSULA...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES POSSIBLE.
 
REPEATING THE 500 AM PDT POSITION...26.3 N...112.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
800 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN/PASCH
 
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