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Tropical Depression ALEX


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BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION ALEX ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL012010
1000 AM CDT SUN JUN 27 2010
 
...ALEX WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION...EXPECTED TO RESTRENGTHEN
OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...18.7N 90.6W
ABOUT 85 MI...135 KM S OF CAMPECHE MEXICO
ABOUT 80 MI...125 KM E OF CIUDAD DEL CARMEN MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE COAST OF BELIZE AND THE EAST
COAST OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA OF MEXICO HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION ALEX
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 90.6 WEST. THE
DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19
KM/HR.  A GENERAL WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS WITH A GRADUAL DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED.  ON THE
FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF ALEX WILL MOVE ACROSS THE YUCATAN
PENINSULA AND ENTER THE SOUTHERN GULF OF MEXICO LATER TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 35 MPH...55 
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  AFTER ALEX EMERGES INTO THE SOUTHERN
GULF OF MEXICO...SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST AND ALEX IS
EXPECTED TO REGAIN TROPICAL STORM INTENSITY TONIGHT OR EARLY
MONDAY.
 
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.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...400 PM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BRENNAN
 
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