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Tropical Storm LOWELL


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TROPICAL STORM LOWELL ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132008
800 PM PDT MON SEP 08 2008

...LOWELL SLOWS DOWN AND STRENGTHENS SLIGHTLY...
 
INTERESTS IN SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
LOWELL.
 
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 CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LOWELL WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 112.5 WEST OR ABOUT 250
MILES...405 KM...SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
AND ABOUT 320 MILES...510 KM...SOUTH OF CABO SAN LAZARO MEXICO.
 
LOWELL IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH A DECREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.  A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH IS
FORECAST TO OCCUR TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN STRENGTH ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY...WITH GRADUAL WEAKENING EXPECTED TO BEGIN BY WEDNESDAY. 
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 800 PM PDT POSITION...20.2 N...112.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
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