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Tropical Depression SONIA


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION SONIA ADVISORY NUMBER  13
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP182013
100 AM PST MON NOV 04 2013
 
...SONIA MOVES INLAND OVER SINALOA AND WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL
DEPRESSION...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 100 AM PST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...24.6N 107.3W
ABOUT 20 MI...30 KM SE OF CULIACAN MEXICO
ABOUT 110 MI...180 KM NNW OF MAZATLAN MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 30 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH
AND WARNING FOR THE COAST OF SINALOA.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT THE CENTER OF SONIA MOVED INLAND
ALONG THE COAST OF SINALOA NEAR THE CITY OF EL DORADO A FEW HOURS
AGO.

AT 100 AM PST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION SONIA
WAS LOCATED INLAND NEAR LATITUDE 24.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 107.3 WEST.
SONIA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/H...
AND AN ADDITIONAL DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED THIS
MORNING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST...AND SONIA
WILL LIKELY DISSIPATE LATER TODAY OVER THE MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN OF
MEXICO.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND...GUSTY WINDS ARE STILL POSSIBLE ALONG PORTIONS OF THE COAST OF
SINALOA DURING THE NEXT FEW HOURS.
 
RAINFALL...SONIA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES...IN
PORTIONS OF THE MEXICAN STATES OF SINALOA...WESTERN DURANGO...AND
SOUTHERN CHIHUAHUA.  THESE RAINS MAY PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH
FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...700 AM PST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BERG
 
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