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Tropical Storm ODILE


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TROPICAL STORM ODILE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  10A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP162008
1100 PM PDT FRI OCT 10 2008
 
...CENTER OF ODILE PASSING SOUTH OF ACAPULCO...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS 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.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT 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 1100 PM PDT...0600Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 99.8 WEST OR ABOUT 40
MILES...65 KM...SOUTH 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 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.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST OVER THE NEXT DAY OR
TWO...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 1100 PM PDT POSITION...16.2 N...99.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 200 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
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