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Tropical Storm JIMENA


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TROPICAL STORM JIMENA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  24A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP132009
1100 AM PDT THU SEP 03 2009
 
...JIMENA MOVING SLOWLY 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.
 
VISIBLE AND MICROWAVE SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS THAT THE CENTER OF
JIMENA IS A LITTLE FARTHER EAST.  AT 1100 AM PDT...1800 UTC...THE
CENTER OF THE TROPICAL STORM JIMENA WAS RELOCATED NEAR LATITUDE
27.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 112.1 WEST OR ABOUT 40 MILES...65 KM...
NORTH-NORTHEAST OF SANTA ROSALIA MEXICO.
 
JIMENA HAS BEEN MOVING ERRATICALLY DURING THE PAST SEVERAL HOURS AND
IS NEARLY STATIONARY AT THE PRESENT TIME.  VERY SLOW MOTION IS
FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AND JIMENA IS EXPECTED TO
BE MOVING NEAR OR OVER THE CENTRAL BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA DURING
THAT TIME.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS...AND JIMENA IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION
LATER TODAY OR EARLY TOMORROW.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1003 MB...29.62 INCHES.
 
JIMENA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO
5 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 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 1100 AM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...27.8N 112.1W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...STATIONARY
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB
  
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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