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Tropical Storm ANDRES


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TROPICAL STORM ANDRES ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP022009
800 AM PDT TUE JUN 23 2009

...ANDRES HAS NOT STRENGTHENED...RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT EN ROUTE...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF
MEXICO FROM PUNTO SAN TELMO TO CABO CORRIENTES. A HURRICANE WARNING
MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE
WARNING AREA WITHIN 24 HOURS. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND
PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.
 
AT 8 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE HURRICANE WATCH FROM LAZARO CARDENAS
TO PUNTO SAN TELMO HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING
REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LAZARO CARDENAS TO PUNTO SAN TELMO.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO AND THE
SOUTHERN BAJA PENINSULA SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF ANDRES.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED
STATES...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL
METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
AT 800 AM PDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ANDRES WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 104.4 WEST OR ABOUT 70
MILES...110 KM...SOUTH OF MANZANILLO MEXICO.
 
ANDRES IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR...AND
THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS FOLLOWED
BY A TURN TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...
ANDRES SHOULD PASS VERY CLOSE TO...OR OVER...THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST
OF MEXICO WITHIN THE WARNING AREA TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. ANDRES IS FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE TODAY.  AN AIR FORCE
RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT IS EN ROUTE TO INVESTIGATE ANDRES
LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 990 MB...29.23 INCHES.
 
ANDRES IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6
INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF WEST-CENTRAL MEXICO...WITH POSSIBLE 
ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 8 INCHES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 1 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS...ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...ARE
POSSIBLE IN THE WARNING AREA.
 
...SUMMARY OF 800 AM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...18.0N 104.4W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NORTHWEST OR 315 DEGREES AT 12 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...990 MB
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 1100 AM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 200
PM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER BROWN
 
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