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Tropical Storm DEAN


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TROPICAL STORM DEAN ADVISORY NUMBER  39
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL042007
400 PM CDT WED AUG 22 2007

...DEAN NOW A TROPICAL STORM INLAND OVER MEXICO...
 
AT 4 PM CDT...2100 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS DISCONTINUED
THE HURRICANE WARNING AND ADJUSTED THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING ALONG
THE GULF COAST OF MEXICO.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT
FROM PALMA SOLA NORTHWARD TO LA CRUZ.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 400 PM CDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DEAN WAS
LOCATED INLAND NEAR LATITUDE 20.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 98.1 WEST OR 40
MILES...65 KM...WEST OF POZA RICA MEXICO.
 
DEAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 17 MPH...28 KM/HR...AND THIS
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TONIGHT. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/HR...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  HOWEVER...STRONGER WINDS...ESPECIALLY IN
GUSTS... ARE LIKELY OVER ELEVATED TERRAIN.  CONTINUED WEAKENING IS
EXPECTED UNTIL DEAN DISSIPATES OVER THE MOUNTAINS OF CENTRAL MEXICO
TONIGHT OR EARLY THURSDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 275 MILES...445
KM...MAINLY TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 975 MB...28.79 INCHES.

STORM SURGE FLOODING ALONG THE GULF COAST OF MEXICO WILL GRADUALLY
SUBSIDE THIS EVENING.
 
DEAN IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE STORM TOTAL RAINFALL OF 5 TO 10 INCHES
OVER PARTS OF SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL MEXICO...WITH MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF
UP TO 20 INCHES.  THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH
FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES.  
 
REPEATING THE 400 PM CDT POSITION...20.5 N...98.1 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 17 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...975 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 700 PM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1000
PM CDT.
 
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FORECASTER FRANKLIN/MAINELLI
 
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