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Tropical Storm LOWELL


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TROPICAL STORM LOWELL INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  13A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132008
1100 PM PDT TUE SEP 09 2008

...LOWELL A LITTLE WEAKER...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERN
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 1100 PM PDT...0600Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LOWELL WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 113.0 WEST OR ABOUT 
220 MILES...355 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA AND ABOUT 230 MILES...375 KM...SOUTH OF CABO SAN LAZARO
MEXICO.
 
LOWELL IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/HR.
A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED
IS EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY.  ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER OF LOWELL IS
FORECAST TO APPROACH THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF SOUTHERN BAJA
CALIFORNIA LATE WEDNESDAY OR EARLY THURSDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT DAY OR SO.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
LOWELL IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL THROUGH
WEDNESDAY ACROSS SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA. MOISTURE FROM LOWELL
COULD SPREAD INTO THE ADJACENT PORTIONS OF SINALOA AND SONORA
STATES IN MAINLAND MEXICO AND PRODUCE 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN 
DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 PM PDT POSITION...21.5 N...113.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 6 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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