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Tropical Storm ALEX


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TROPICAL STORM ALEX ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL012010
1000 PM CDT SUN JUN 27 2010
 
...ALEX REGAINS TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1000 PM CDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...19.4N 91.3W
ABOUT 60 MI...100 KM WSW OF CAMPECHE MEXICO
ABOUT 470 MI...755 KM ESE OF TAMPICO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...991 MB...29.26 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1000 PM CDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALEX WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 91.3 WEST. ALEX IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/HR. A GENERAL
NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 45 MPH...75
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST...
AND ALEX COULD BECOME A HURRICANE WITHIN THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175 MILES...280 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY AIR FORCE RESERVE UNIT
HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT WAS 991 MB...29.26 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL...ALEX IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
4 TO 8 INCHES OVER THE YUCATAN PENINSULA...SOUTHERN MEXICO...AND
GUATEMALA THROUGH TUESDAY.  ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES
ARE POSSIBLE OVER MOUNTAINOUS AREAS.  THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE
LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES.
 
HEAVY RAINFALL COULD REACH THE COASTAL AREA OF TAMAULIPAS AND
VERACRUZ TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...400 AM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN
 
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