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Tropical Storm JIMENA


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TROPICAL STORM JIMENA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  23A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132009
500 AM PDT THU SEP 03 2009

...JIMENA WEAKENING OVER THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS 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 500 AM PDT...1200 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JIMENA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 112.4 WEST OR ABOUT 35
MILES...55 KM...NORTH-NORTHWEST OF SANTA ROSALIA MEXICO.
 
JIMENA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 6 MPH...10 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 HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 50 MPH...85
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.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 999 MB...29.50 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 500 AM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...27.8N 112.4W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NORTH OR 350 DEGREES AT 6 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 MB
  
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
800 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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