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Hurricane NORBERT


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HURRICANE NORBERT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  25A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP152008
1100 PM PDT THU OCT 09 2008

...NORBERT EXPECTED TO TURN NORTHWARD SOON...  
 
A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WEST COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA
FROM PUERTO SAN ANDRESITO SOUTHWARD AND FOR THE EAST COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA FROM LARETO SOUTHWARD INCLUDING CABO SAN LUCAS. A
HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN
THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
INTERESTS IN MAINLAND NORTHWESTERN MEXICO AND ELSEWHERE IN SOUTHERN
BAJA CALIFORNIA SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF NORBERT.
 
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 HURRICANE NORBERT WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 19.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 113.3 WEST OR ABOUT 330 MILES
...530 KM...SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERN TIP OF BAJA CALIFORNIA.
 
NORBERT IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/HR.
A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH AND NORTH-NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY
WITH SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED. A FASTER MOTION TOWARDS THE
NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED ON SATURDAY. ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER OF
NORBERT WILL BE NEARING THE SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA
EARLY SATURDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 90 MPH...150 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  NORBERT IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE.  SOME SLOW WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS BUT NORBERT IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN A HURRICANE UP TO LANDFALL.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES...55 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140
MILES...220 KM.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 973 MB...28.73 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 PM PDT POSITION...19.3 N...113.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...90
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...973 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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