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Tropical Storm ALEX


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TROPICAL STORM ALEX ADVISORY NUMBER  24
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL012010
1000 AM CDT THU JUL 01 2010
 
...ALEX PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER MEXICO AND SOUTH TEXAS AS IT
CONTINUES TO WEAKEN...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...23.1N 100.3W
ABOUT 165 MI...265 KM WSW OF LA PESCA MEXICO
ABOUT 150 MI...245 KM E OF ZACATECAS MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 260 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...985 MB...29.09 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
ALL WATCHES AND WARNINGS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
NONE.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA IN THE UNITED
STATES...INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE
MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
FORECAST OFFICE. 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 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALEX WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 100.3 WEST. ALEX IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/HR...AND THIS MOTION IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 50 MPH...85
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS...AND ALEX WILL LIKELY DISSIPATE OVER THE HIGH TERRAIN OF
MEXICO OVERNIGHT.  
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 985 MB...29.09 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL...ALEX IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS
OF 6 TO 12 INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN MEXICO. ISOLATED
MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 20 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF NORTHEASTERN MEXICO. THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE
LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES...ESPECIALLY IN
MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.
 
ALEX IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2
TO 4 INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN TEXAS...WITH POSSIBLE
ISOLATED MAXIMUM STORM-TOTAL AMOUNTS AROUND 10 INCHES.  THESE
RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS.
 
WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING IN A SMALL AREA
INLAND NEAR THE CENTER.  THESE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE TODAY.
 
STORM SURGE...THE STORM TIDE AND WAVES NEAR THE COAST WILL CONTINUE
TO DIMINISH.
 
TORNADOES...ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF EXTREME
SOUTHERN TEXAS TODAY.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...400 PM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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