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Tropical Storm FRANK


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TROPICAL STORM FRANK ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     EP092010
800 PM PDT MON AUG 23 2010
 
...FRANK PARALLELING THE COAST OF SOUTHERN MEXICO... 
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...15.2N 100.1W
ABOUT 120 MI...190 KM S OF ACAPULCO MEXICO
ABOUT 200 MI...320 KM SSE OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING
EAST OF ACAPULCO.  THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FROM ACAPULCO WESTWARD
TO ZIHUATANEJO HAS BEEN REPLACED BY A TROPICAL STORM WATCH.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE COAST OF MEXICO FROM ACAPULCO TO PUNTA SAN TELMO
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FRANK WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 100.1 WEST. FRANK IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/HR. A
WEST-NORTHWEST MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...FRANK IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
PARALLEL TO THE COAST OF SOUTHERN AND SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO THROUGH
WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST THROUGH TUESDAY. SOME
SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE BY WEDNESDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL...TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES IS POSSIBLE
DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS ALONG PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN
COASTAL REGION OF MEXICO...WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS
OF 10 INCHES.  THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING
FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...1100 PM PDT.
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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