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Tropical Storm NORBERT


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TROPICAL STORM NORBERT ADVISORY NUMBER  34
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP152008
200 AM PDT SUN OCT 12 2008

...NORBERT WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF
MEXICO...

AT 2 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS DISCONTINUED
ALL WARNINGS FOR THE COAST OF MEXICO.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 200 AM PDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM NORBERT WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 108.0 WEST OR ABOUT
140 MILES ...225 KM...SOUTHWEST OF CHIHUAHUA MEXICO.
 
NORBERT IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH...32 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY.  ON THIS TRACK
NORBERT...OR ITS REMNANTS...ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO MOVE OVER
NORTHWESTERN MEXICO THIS MORNING...AND OVER WESTERN TEXAS AND NEW
MEXICO LATER TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECEASED TO NEAR 60 MPH...95
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  NORBERT IS EXPECTED TO RAPIDLY WEAKEN
TO A DEPRESSION LATER THIS MORNING...AND TO DISSIPATE AS A TROPICAL
CYCLONE LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES...140 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 996 MB...29.41 INCHES.

NORBERT IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6
INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN MEXICO...WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED
AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES.  THESE RAINS COULD RESULT IN LIFE-THREATENING
FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.  IN ADDITION...NORBERT OR ITS REMNANTS
COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES OVER PORTIONS
OF THE SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS TODAY AND TONIGHT. 

REPEATING THE 200 AM PDT POSITION...27.5 N...108.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...996 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 500 AM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 800
AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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