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Tropical Storm ODILE


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TROPICAL STORM ODILE ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP162008
200 PM PDT THU OCT 09 2008

...ODILE MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD...

INTERESTS ALONG THE PACIFIC COAST OF SOUTHERN MEXICO SHOULD MONITOR
THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.
 
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 ODILE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 95.3 WEST OR ABOUT 185
MILES...295 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF PUERTO ANGEL MEXICO.
 
ODILE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR...
AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 48
HOURS.  ON THIS TRACK THE CENTER OF THE STORM SHOULD MOVE PARALLEL
TO...BUT OFFSHORE OF...THE COAST OF SOUTHERN MEXICO FOR THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.

ODILE COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER
PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN GUATEMALA AND SOUTHEASTERN MEXICO...WITH
ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 8 INCHES POSSIBLE.  THESE RAINS COULD
RESULT IN LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.  THE  
RAINS IN THESE AREAS ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH OVER THE NEXT DAY OR
SO.

REPEATING THE 200 PM PDT POSITION...13.3 N...95.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
800 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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