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Tropical Storm JIMENA


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TROPICAL STORM JIMENA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  22A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132009
1100 PM PDT WED SEP 02 2009
 
...JIMENA CONTINUES TO WEAKEN OVER THE BAJA PENINSULA...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS 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 BAHIA DE LOS ANGELES ON
THE EAST COAST.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 24
HOURS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR NORTHWESTERN 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 1100 PM PDT...0600 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JIMENA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 112.7 WEST OR OVER THE
BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA ABOUT 30 MILES...50 KM...WEST-NORTHWEST
OF SANTA ROSALIA MEXICO.
 
JIMENA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/HR. A TURN
TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
OVERNIGHT...WITH A TURN TOWARD THE WEST ON THURSDAY.  ON THE
FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF JIMENA WILL MOVE OVER THE CENTRAL
BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...THEN MOVE INTO THE
PACIFIC OCEAN WEST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA THURSDAY NIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH...100
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS EXPECTED DURING
THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.  JIMENA IS FORECAST TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL
DEPRESSION BY LATE THURSDAY OR THURSDAY NIGHT.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM
MAINLY TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 994 MB...29.35 INCHES.
 
JIMENA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO
8 INCHES OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF 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 BAJA PENINSULA WILL
GRADUALLY SUBSIDE DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.

...SUMMARY OF 1100 PM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...27.5N 112.7W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NORTH OR 350 DEGREES AT 7 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...994 MB

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 200 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BERG/PASCH
 
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