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Tropical Storm JIMENA


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM CCA
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM JIMENA ADVISORY NUMBER  25...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132009
200 PM PDT THU SEP 03 2009

CORRECTED MOTION PARAGRAPH TO REMOVE MENTION OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION

...JIMENA STILL A TROPICAL STORM...
 
AT 2 PM PDT...2100 UTC...ALL TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS ON THE BAJA
CALIFORNIA PENINSULA HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM HUATABAMPITO TO
BAHIA KINO.  THE TROPICAL WARNING NORTH OF BAHIA KINO HAS BEEN
DISCONTINUED.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED
STATES...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL
METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
  
AT 200 PM PDT...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JIMENA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 112.2 WEST OR ABOUT 35
MILES... 55 KM...NORTH OF SANTA ROSALIA MEXICO.
 
JIMENA HAS BEEN MOVING VERY LITTLE DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS
BUT IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN A SLOW WEST OR WEST-SOUTHWEST PATH TONIGHT. 
ON THE FORECAST TRACK JIMENA WILL BE NEAR OR OVER CENTRAL BAJA
CALIFORNIA THROUGH SATURDAY. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS AND JIMENA IS
FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION TONIGHT AND DEGENERATE
INTO A REMNANT LOW BY FRIDAY.  
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES...140 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
JIMENA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO
6 INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF WESTERN MEXICO AND 1 TO 2 INCHES OVER THE
CENTRAL PORTION OF THE BAJA PENINSULA DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.
ISOLATED MAXIMUM STORM-TOTAL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 30 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE. AN UNOFFICIAL REPORT FROM SAN CARLOS MEXICO...LOCATED IN
SONORA STATE JUST WEST OF GUAYMAS... INDICATES THAT ABOUT 25 INCHES
OF RAIN HAS FALLEN.  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 TONIGHT AND
TOMORROW.
 
...SUMMARY OF 200 PM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...27.8N 112.2W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...STATIONARY
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 500 PM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 800
PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE/BROWN
 
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