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Tropical Storm ODILE


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TROPICAL STORM ODILE ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP162008
800 PM PDT FRI OCT 10 2008

...CENTER OF ODILE APPROACHING THE ACAPULCO AREA...
 
AT 8 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS EXTENDED THE
TROPICAL STORM WARNING WESTWARD TO PUNTA SAN TELMO.  A TROPICAL
STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF MEXICO FROM
LAGUNAS DE CHACAHUA WESTWARD TO PUNTA SAN TELMO.  A TROPICAL STORM
WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN
THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
AT 8 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A
TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF MEXICO WEST OF PUNTA
SAN TELMO TO MANZANILLO.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...
GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 800 PM PDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 99.4 WEST OR ABOUT 75
MILES...125 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF ACAPULCO MEXICO.
 
ODILE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/HR.  A
GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST WITH A SLOWER FORWARD SPEED
IS EXPECTED ON SATURDAY...AND A TURN TOWARD THE WEST IS EXPECTED ON
SUNDAY.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF ODILE SHOULD PASS
SOUTH OF ACAPULCO DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS...AND STAY JUST OFF
THE COAST OF MEXICO WITHIN THE WARNING AREA.  HOWEVER...ANY
DEVIATION TO THE RIGHT OF THE FORECAST TRACK WOULD BRING THE CENTER
TO THE COASTLINE.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SLOW STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS...AND ODILE COULD APPROACH HURRICANE STRENGTH DURING THIS TIME
IF IT REMAINS OFFSHORE.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
ODILE COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER
PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MEXICO...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 8 INCHES
POSSIBLE. THESE RAINS COULD RESULT IN LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS
AND MUD SLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 800 PM PDT POSITION...15.9 N...99.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 1100 PM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 200
AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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