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Tropical Storm FRANK


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
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TROPICAL STORM FRANK INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  11A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP092010
500 AM PDT TUE AUG 24 2010
 
...FRANK MOVING A LITTLE SLOWER AND GETTING A BETTER
ORGANIZED...TROPICAL STORM WATCH DISCONTINUED FOR THE 
COAST OF MEXICO...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM PDT...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...15.3N 101.1W
ABOUT 135 MI...220 KM SSW OF ACAPULCO MEXICO
ABOUT 170 MI...275 KM SSE OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 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 WATCH.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 500 AM PDT...1200 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FRANK WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 101.1 WEST. FRANK IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH.  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 SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN STRENGTH WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY AND ON
WEDNESDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
...MAINLY TO THE SOUTHWEST OF THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL...TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE
DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN
MEXICO...WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 8 INCHES.  THESE
RAINS COULD PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
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