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Tropical Storm BRET


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TROPICAL STORM BRET ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
4 AM CDT WED JUN 29 2005
 
...CONDITIONS DETERIORATING ALONG PORTIONS OF THE COAST OF MEXICO AS
BRET APPROACHES...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM VERACRUZ TO TAMPICO.
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 4 AM CDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BRET WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 20.6 NORTH... LONGITUDE 96.7 WEST OR ABOUT 55
MILES... 85 KM... EAST-SOUTHEAST OF TUXPAN MEXICO AND ABOUT 135
MILES... 215 KM...SOUTHEAST OF TAMPICO MEXICO.
 
BRET IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR  8 MPH... 13 KM/HR...
AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.  BRET IS EXPECTED TO MAKE LANDFALL WITHIN THE WARNING AREA
LATER TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  40 MPH... 65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS STILL POSSIBLE BEFORE BRET
REACHES THE COASTLINE.
 
BRET IS A VERY SMALL TROPICAL CYCLONE...WITH TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS EXTENDING OUTWARD UP TO  35 MILES... 55 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.
 
TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS OVER MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN...ARE POSSIBLE IN ASSOCIATION WITH
BRET.
 
REPEATING THE 4 AM CDT POSITION...20.6 N... 96.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR  8 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 7 AM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 10 AM
CDT.
 
FORECASTER KNABB
 
 
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