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Tropical Storm ALEX


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TROPICAL STORM ALEX ADVISORY NUMBER  25
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL012010
400 PM CDT THU JUL 01 2010
 
...ALEX MOVING OVER CENTRAL MEXICO...LARGE AREA OF HEAVY RAIN
OCCURRING...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 400 PM CDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...23.2N 101.2W
ABOUT 220 MI...355 KM W OF LA PESCA MEXICO
ABOUT 95 MI...155 KM ENE OF ZACATECAS MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...990 MB...29.23 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 400 PM CDT...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALEX WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 101.2 WEST. ALEX IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/HR...AND THIS MOTION IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE UNTIL THE SYSTEM DISSIPATES OVERNIGHT.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  FURTHER WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING
THE NEXT 24 HOURS AND ALEX IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE OVER THE HIGH
TERRAIN OF MEXICO OVERNIGHT.  
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 120 MILES...195 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 990 MB...29.23 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL...ALEX IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL MEXICO. ISOLATED STORM-TOTAL 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 ISOLATED MAXIMUM
STORM-TOTAL AMOUNTS OF AROUND 12 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.
 
TORNADOES...ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF EXTREME
SOUTHERN TEXAS THROUGH TONIGHT.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1000 PM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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