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WTNT31 KNHC 181440
TCPAT1

BULLETIN
Remnants Of Iota Advisory Number 21
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL312020
900 AM CST Wed Nov 18 2020


...IOTA DISSIPATES OVER CENTRAL AMERICA...
...HEAVY RAIN THREAT CONTINUES...



SUMMARY OF 900 AM CST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.8N 89.5W ABOUT 20 MI...35 KM WNW OF SAN SALVADOR EL SALVADOR MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH...45 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES



WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.



DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 900 AM CST (1500 UTC), the remnants of Iota were located near latitude 13.8 North, longitude 89.5 West. The remnants are moving toward the west near 12 mph (19 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue today.

Maximum sustained winds are near 30 mph (45 km/h) with higher gusts.

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



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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Key messages for Iota can be found in the Tropical Cyclone Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT1, WMO header WTNT41 KNHC and on the web at www.hurricanes.gov/text/MIATCDAT1.shtml.

RAINFALL: The remnants of Iota are expected to produce the following additional rainfall accumulations through Thursday:

Portions of Honduras, Guatemala, southern Belize: 4 to 8 inches (100 to 200 mm), with isolated maximum totals of 12 inches (300 mm).

Portions of Nicaragua and El Salvador: 2 to 4 inches (50 to 100 mm), with isolated maximum totals of 6 inches (150 mm).

This rainfall will lead to significant, life-threatening flash flooding and river flooding, along with mudslides in areas of higher terrain.

SURF: Swells generated by Iota will affect much of the coast of Central America and the Yucatan Peninsula during the next day or so. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. Please consult products from your local weather office.



NEXT ADVISORY
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This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center on this system. For additional information on the remnants, please see High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service, under AWIPS header NFDHSFEPI, WMO header FZPN02 KWBC, and on the web at ocean.weather.gov/shtml/NFDHSFEPI.php



$$ Forecaster Pasch

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