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Tropical Storm GERT


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION GERT ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
4 AM CDT MON JUL 25 2005
 
...GERT WEAKENS TO A DEPRESSION ALTHOUGH RAIN THREAT CONTINUES...

AT 4 AM CDT...0900Z...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS DISCONTINUED ALL
TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS.
 
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 DEPRESSION GERT WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 22.4 NORTH... LONGITUDE 99.1 WEST OR ABOUT 80
MILES... 125 KM... WEST OF TAMPICO MEXICO.
 
GERT IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 12 MPH ...19 KM/HR... AND THIS
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE UNTIL THE CIRCULATION DISSIPATES
OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF CENTRAL MEXICO LATER TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED AND ARE NOW NEAR 35 MPH... 55
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS EXPECTED LATER
TODAY.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB...29.74 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP
TO 8 INCHES OVER MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN...ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT 24
HOURS.  THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND
MUD SLIDES.

REPEATING THE 4 AM CDT POSITION...22.4 N... 99.1 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 35 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 10 AM CDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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