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#1 Postby weatherlover427 » Mon Aug 25, 2003 6:47 pm

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HURRICANE IGNACIO INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 16A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM PDT MON AUG 25 2003

...IGNACIO STALLS NEAR LA PAZ...

A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA FROM SOUTH OF SAN EVARISTO ON THE EAST COAST AND SOUTH OF BAHIA MAGDALENA ON THE WEST COAST.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA FROM LORETO TO SAN EVARISTO AND FROM PUERTO SAN ANDRESITO TO BAHIA MAGDALENA. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF MAINLAND MEXICO FROM ALTATA TO TOPOLOBAMPO.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF MAINLAND MEXICO NORTH OF TOPOLOBAMPO TO HUATABAMPITO.

AT 5 PM PDT...0000Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IGNACIO WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 24.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 110.2 WEST OR VERY NEAR LA PAZ MEXICO.

IGNACIO HAS BEEN NEARLY STATIONARY FOR THE PAST FEW HOURS...
HOWEVER A SLOW WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED TO RESUME TONIGHT BRINGING THE CENTER ACROSS BAHIA LA PAZ OVERNIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. IGNACIO IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL STORM TONIGHT.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES... 35 KM...FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 989 MB...29.21 INCHES.

EXTREME STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 20 INCHES OR MORE ARE LIKELY IN THE WARNING AREA. THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS...ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE NORTH OF WHERE THE CENTER REACHES THE COAST.

REPEATING THE 5 PM PDT POSITION...24.3 N...110.2 W. MOVEMENT NEARLY STATIONARY. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 75 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 989 MB.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 8 PM PDT.

FORECASTER FRANKLIN/COBB
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