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Tropical Storm CINDY


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TROPICAL STORM CINDY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   7A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
7 AM CDT TUE JUL 05 2005
 
...CINDY HEADING NORTHWARD TOWARD THE NORTH-CENTRAL GULF COAST...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHERN GULF COAST
FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY LOUISIANA TO PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI
INCLUDING THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS AND LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN... AND A
TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM EAST OF PASCAGOULA TO DESTIN
FLORIDA.
 
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.

T 7 AM CDT...1200Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CINDY WAS LOCATED 
NEAR LATITUDE 26.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE  90.4 WEST OR ABOUT  200 MILES
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.
 
CINDY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 14 MPH...AND THIS GENERAL
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  THIS TRACK
WOULD BRING CINDY NEAR THE LOUISIANA COAST LATE NIGHT OR EARLY ON
WEDNESDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 45 MPH...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS IN SQUALLS...TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.  SOME ADDITIONAL
STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE BEFORE LANDFALL.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  85 MILES TO THE
NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE JUST REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE
RECONNAISSANCE PLANE WAS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.

STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 4 TO 7 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS IS
POSSIBLE NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF WHERE THE CENTER CROSSES THE
COAST.
 
TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE
CENTRAL GULF COAST..WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS TO 10 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 7 AM CDT POSITION...26.4 N... 90.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 14 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 45 MPH. 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
10 AM CDT.
 
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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