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Tropical Storm FRANK


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM CCA
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM FRANK INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   9A...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP092010
500 PM PDT MON AUG 23 2010

CORRECTED TIME IN DISCUSSION SECTION
 
...CENTER OF FRANK PASSING WELL SOUTH OF ACAPULCO...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 PM PDT...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...15.0N 99.6W
ABOUT 110 MI...180 KM SW OF PUNTO MALDONADO MEXICO
ABOUT 135 MI...215 KM S OF ACAPULCO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 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 PUNTA MALDONADO.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE COAST OF MEXICO FROM PUNTA MALDONADO WESTWARD TO ZIHUATANEJO
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE COAST OF MEXICO FROM WEST OF ZIHUATANEJO TO PUNTA SAN TELMO
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 500 PM PDT...0000 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FRANK WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 99.6 WEST. FRANK IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/HR. A GENERAL
WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED FOR 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. SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN STRENGTH ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE
NEXT DAY OR SO...BUT GRADUAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST TO BEGIN
ON 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
----------------------
WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS COULD APPROACH THE COAST WITHIN
THE WARNING AREA ON TUESDAY.
 
RAINFALL...FRANK IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
3 TO 6 INCHES ALONG THE SOUTHERN COASTAL REGION OF MEXICO...WITH
POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES.  THESE RAINFALL
AMOUNTS MAY PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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