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Hurricane NORBERT


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HURRICANE NORBERT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  33A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP152008
1100 PM PDT SAT OCT 11 2008
 
...NORBERT MADE LANDFALL AND IS NOW INLAND AND WEAKENING OVER
MAINLAND MEXICO...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF MAINLAND
MEXICO FROM TOPOLOBAMPO NORTHWARD TO GUAYMAS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF MAINLAND
MEXICO FROM SOUTH OF TOPOLOBAMPO SOUTHWARD TO ALTATA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

THE CENTER OF HURRICANE NORBERT MADE LANDFALL ON THE COAST OF
MAINLAND MEXICO ABOUT 25 MILES...35 KM...SOUTHEAST OF HUATABAMPO
AROUND 900 PM PDT...0400 UTC.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS AT LANDFALL
WERE ESTIMATED TO BE NEAR 85 MPH...140 KM/HR.
 
AT 1100 PM PDT...0600Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE NORBERT WAS LOCATED
INLAND NEAR LATITUDE 27.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 108.6 WEST OR ABOUT 65
MILES...105 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF HUATABAMPO MEXICO. 

NORBERT IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 21 MPH...33 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY.  ON THIS TRACK
THE CENTER OF NORBERT WILL CONTINUE MOVING OVER NORTHWESTERN MEXICO
OVERNIGHT AND DURING THE DAY ON SUNDAY.  THE REMNANTS OF NORBERT
WILL LIKELY MOVE INTO THE SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES SUNDAY
EVENING.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 75 MPH...120
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  NORBERT IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON
THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE.  RAPID WEAKENING IS LIKELY AS NORBERT
MOVES OVER THE MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN OF MEXICO.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 50 MILES...85 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175
MILES...280 KM.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 987 MB...29.15 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 SOUTHWESTERN UNITED STATES THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING AND WAVES ALONG THE COAST OF MAINLAND MEXICO
SHOULD SUBSIDE THIS MORNING.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM PDT POSITION...27.1 N...108.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 21 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...987 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 200 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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