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Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE


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TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 AM EDT THU JUL 10 2003

...CLAUDETTE MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD
   ACROSS NORTHWEST CARIBBEAN SEA...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR
THE YUCATAN PENINSULA FROM CHETUMAL TO CABO CATOCHE.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GRAND CAYMAN.  A
TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR LITTLE CAYMAN AND CAYMAN
BRAC.
 
INTERESTS IN BELIZE AND THE REMAINDER OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA
SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF CLAUDETTE.
 
AT 5 AM EDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE  82.5 WEST OR ABOUT
185 MILES...300 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF GRAND CAYMAN.  THIS
POSITION IS ALSO ABOUT 375 MILES...605 KM...SOUTHEAST OF COZUMEL
MEXICO.
 
CLAUDETTE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 17 MPH
...28 KM/HR...AND TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST WITH A DECREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR  60 MPH... 95 KM/HR...WITH
HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 160 MILES...260 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY A U.S. AIR FORCE
RESERVE AIRCRAFT IS  996 MB...29.41 INCHES.
 
ABOVE NORMAL TIDES ACCOMPANIED BY DANGEROUS WAVES ALONG THE SOUTH
COAST OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS SHOULD BEGIN TO SUBSIDE LATER TODAY.
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALLS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE LIKELY ALONG CLAUDETTE'S
PATH.  EARLY THIS MORNING...HEAVY RAIN IS OCCURRING IN THE VICINITY
OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS. 

REPEATING THE 5 AM EDT POSITION...16.8 N... 82.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 17 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 60 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 996 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 8 AM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 11 AM EDT.
 
FORECASTER LAWRENCE
 
 
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