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Tropical Storm ALEX


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TROPICAL STORM ALEX ADVISORY NUMBER   7...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL012010
400 AM CDT SUN JUN 27 2010

CORRECTED TO ADD STORM MOTION IN OUTLOOK SECTION
 
...ALEX STILL A TROPICAL STORM AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
YUCATAN PENINSULA...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...18.3N 89.4W
ABOUT 75 MI...120 KM W OF CHETUMAL MEXICO
ABOUT 130 MI...210 KM SSE OF CAMPECHE MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
NONE.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE COAST OF BELIZE AND THE EAST COAST OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA
OF MEXICO FROM CHETUMAL TO CANCUN. THE WARNING WILL LIKELY BE
DISCONTINUED LATER THIS MORNING.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA OUTSIDE UNITED STATES...
PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL
SERVICE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALEX WAS
LOCATED BY SATELLITE AND BELIZE RADAR TO BE NEAR LATITUDE 18.3
NORTH...LONGITUDE 89.4 WEST. ALEX IS MOVING TO THE WEST-NORTHWEST
NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION...ACCOMPANIED
BY A GRADUAL DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED...IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...ALEX WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN YUCATAN PENINSULA THIS MORNING AND EMERGE OVER
THE SOUTHERN GULF OF MEXICO BY THIS AFTERNOON.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME WEAKENING IS EXPECTED WHILE OVER LAND...AND ALEX COULD
BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION LATER THIS MORNING. HOWEVER...
RE-STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST SUNDAY NIGHT...AND ESPECIALLY ON
MONDAY...WHEN ALEX WILL BE BACK OVER WARM WATER.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER...MAINLY TO THE EAST AND NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER OFF
THE COASTS OF THE EASTERN YUCATAN PENINSULA AND BELIZE.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL...ALEX IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
4 TO 8 INCHES OVER THE YUCATAN PENINSULA...SOUTHERN MEXICO...
GUATEMALA...AND BELIZE THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.  ISOLATED MAXIMUM
AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER MOUNTAINOUS AREAS.  THESE
RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES.
 
WIND...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE AFFECTING PORTIONS OF BELIZE
AND THE EASTERN YUCATAN PENINSULA WITHIN THE WARNING AREA.  THESE
WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE OVERNIGHT AS ALEX WEAKENS AND MOVES
FARTHER INLAND THIS MORNING.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...700 AM CDT.
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1000 AM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
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