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Tropical Depression SIXTEEN-E


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Tropical Depression Sixteen-E Intermediate Advisory Number 1A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP162017
100 PM CDT Wed Sep 13 2017

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION BECOMING BETTER ORGANIZED...
...VERY HEAVY RAINS ALREADY ON THE COAST OF MEXICO...


SUMMARY OF 100 PM CDT...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.1N 101.6W
ABOUT 120 MI...195 KM WSW OF ACAPULCO MEXICO
ABOUT 105 MI...165 KM S OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 25 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* Zihuatanejo to Punta Maldonado

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, in this case within the next 12
hours.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products
issued by your national meteorological service.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 100 PM CDT (1800 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression
Sixteen-E was located near latitude 16.1 North, longitude
101.6 West.  The depression has been moving little for the past
couple of hours, but is expected to resume a north-northeast
track near 5 mph (7 km/h) later today.  This motion will bring
the center of the depression near the coast of Mexico tonight
and then inland on Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher
gusts.  No significant change in strength is anticipated before the
depression moves inland.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL: The depression is expected to produce total rainfall
accumulations of 5 to 10 inches with maximum totals of 15 inches
across southern portions of the Mexican states of Guerrero and
Michoacan.  These rainfall amounts may produce life-threatening
flash floods and mudslides.

WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch
area later today.

NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 400 PM CDT.

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Forecaster Avila

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