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Tropical Storm LOWELL


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TROPICAL STORM LOWELL ADVISORY NUMBER  12
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132008
200 PM PDT TUE SEP 09 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF BAJA CALIFORNIA...
 
AT 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A
TROPICAL STORM WATCH ALONG THE WEST COAST OF THE SOUTHERN BAJA
PENINSULA FROM BAHIA MAGDALENA SOUTHWARD TO CABO SAN LUCAS.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE 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 200 PM PDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LOWELL WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 113.2 WEST OR ABOUT 255
MILES...405 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA AND ABOUT 275 MILES...445 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF CABO
SAN LAZARO MEXICO.
 
LOWELL IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 3 MPH...6 KM/HR.  A
TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.  ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER OF
LOWELL IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE WEST COAST OF SOUTHERN BAJA
CALIFORNIA LATE WEDNESDAY OR EARLY THURSDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES...140 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.

LOWELL IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL THROUGH
WEDNESDAY ACROSS SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA AND ADJACENT PORTIONS OF
SINALOA AND SONORA STATES IN MAINLAND MEXICO. 
 
REPEATING THE 200 PM PDT POSITION...20.9 N...113.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 3 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 500 PM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 800
PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER RHOME
 
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