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Tropical Storm JIMENA


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TROPICAL STORM JIMENA ADVISORY NUMBER  26
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132009
800 PM PDT THU SEP 03 2009
 
...JIMENA DRIFTING SOUTHEASTWARD OVER THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA...STILL
A TROPICAL STORM...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG THE COAST OF
WESTERN MAINLAND MEXICO FROM HUATABAMPITO TO BAHIA KINO.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED
STATES...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL
METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
AT 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JIMENA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 111.7 WEST OR ABOUT 40
MILES... 65 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF SANTA ROSALIA MEXICO.
 
JIMENA IS MOVING TOWARD THE EAST-SOUTHEAST NEAR 1 MPH...2 KM/HR.
JIMENA IS EXPECTED TO TURN TOWARD THE WEST-SOUTHWEST LATER TONIGHT
AND CONTINUE IN THAT GENERAL DIRECTION THROUGH SATURDAY.  ON THE
FORECAST TRACK...JIMENA IS EXPECTED TO MOVE 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 EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION LATER TONIGHT AND
DEGENERATE INTO A REMNANT LOW ON FRIDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
JIMENA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO
4 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. 
 
HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDE LEVELS ALONG PORTIONS OF THE COAST OF THE
CENTRAL BAJA PENINSULA AND WESTERN MAINLAND MEXICO WILL GRADUALLY
SUBSIDE TONIGHT AND TOMORROW.
 
...SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...27.5N 111.7W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...EAST-SOUTHEAST OR 120 DEGREES AT 1 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 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 BROWN
 
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