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Tropical Storm BARBARA


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TROPICAL STORM BARBARA SPECIAL ADVISORY NUMBER   4
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP022013
500 AM PDT WED MAY 29 2013
 
...BARBARA NEARING HURRICANE STRENGTH...
...HURRICANE WARNING ISSUED FOR THE COAST OF THE GULF OF
TEHUANTEPEC...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM PDT...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...15.2N 95.0W
ABOUT 70 MI...115 KM S OF SALINA CRUZ MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 35 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB...29.38 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS ISSUED A HURRICANE WARNING FROM PUERTO
ANGEL TO BARRA DE TONALA.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* PUERTO ANGEL TO BARRA DE TONALA MEXICO
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* BARRA DE TONALA TO BOCA DE PIJIJIAPAN MEXICO.
 
A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 12 HOURS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
THIS SPECIAL ADVISORY IS IN LIEU OF THE SCHEDULED 500 AM PDT
INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY.

AT 500 AM PDT...1200 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BARBARA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 95.0 WEST. BARBARA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/H...AND A NORTHEAST
TO NORTH-NORTHEAST MOTION IS EXPECTED TODAY.  ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...THE CENTER OF BARBARA WILL MAKE LANDFALL IN THE HURRICANE
WARNING AREA LATER TODAY...AND MOVE OVER SOUTHEASTERN MEXICO
TONIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH...100
KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  BARBARA IS FORECAST TO BECOME A
HURRICANE BEFORE IT REACHES THE COAST.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST AFTER
THE CENTER MOVES INLAND...AND BARBARA IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE
WITHIN THE NEXT DAY OR SO.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 995 MB...29.38 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL...BARBARA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS
OF 4 TO 8 INCHES OVER EASTERN OAXACA AND WESTERN CHIAPAS MEXICO...
WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES POSSIBLE IN SOUTHEASTERN
OAXACA.  THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND
MUD SLIDES.
 
WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE COAST
WITHIN THE WARNING AREA THIS MORNING...MAKING OUTSIDE PREPARATIONS
DIFFICULT OR DANGEROUS.  HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN
THE WARNING AREA LATER TODAY.
 
STORM SURGE...A STORM SURGE WILL RAISE WATER LEVELS BY 3 TO 5 FEET
ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST NEAR AND TO THE
EAST OF WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...800 AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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