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Tropical Storm JIMENA


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TROPICAL STORM JIMENA ADVISORY NUMBER  23
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132009
200 AM PDT THU SEP 03 2009
 
...JIMENA MOVING NORTHWARD ALONG THE EAST COAST OF BAJA
CALIFORNIA...TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS EXTENDED NORTHWARD...

AT 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS EXTENDED THE
TROPICAL STORM WARNING NORTHWARD ON THE EAST COAST OF THE BAJA
CALIFORNIA PENINSULA TO CALAMAJUE...AND NORTHWARD ON THE COAST OF
NORTHWESTERN MAINLAND MEXICO TO PUERTO LIBERTAD.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE BAJA CALIFORNIA
PENINSULA NORTH OF PUERTO SAN ANDRESITO TO SAN JOSE DE LAS PALOMAS
ON THE WEST COAST...AND NORTH OF LORETO TO CALAMAJUE ON THE EAST
COAST.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR NORTHWESTERN
MAINLAND MEXICO FROM HUATABAMPITO NORTHWARD TO PUERTO LIBERTAD.  A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 24 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED
STATES...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL
METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
AT 200 AM PDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JIMENA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 112.4 WEST OR ABOUT 30
MILES...45 KM...NORTH-NORTHWEST OF SANTA ROSALIA MEXICO.
 
JIMENA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/HR.  A TURN
TOWARD THE NORTHWEST THEN WEST WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY...FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE
SOUTHWEST ON FRIDAY.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF JIMENA
WILL BE NEAR THE EAST COAST OF THE CENTRAL BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA
TODAY...THEN MOVE INLAND OVER BAJA CALIFORNIA BY TONIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS...AND JIMENA COULD WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION BY TONIGHT.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 120 MILES...195 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
JIMENA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO
5 INCHES OVER THE CENTRAL PORTION OF THE BAJA PENINSULA AND PORTIONS
OF WESTERN MEXICO DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.  ISOLATED MAXIMUM
STORM-TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN ASSOCIATION WITH
JIMENA.  THESE RAINS COULD PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS
AND MUD SLIDES.
 
HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDE LEVELS WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING
WAVES ALONG PORTIONS OF THE COAST OF THE CENTRAL BAJA PENINSULA AND
NORTHWESTERN MAINLAND MEXICO WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE DURING THE NEXT
DAY OR TWO.
 
...SUMMARY OF 200 AM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...27.7N 112.4W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NORTH OR 350 DEGREES AT 7 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 500 AM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 800
AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BERG/PASCH
 
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