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5am Update on Tropical Storm Fernand

Tropical Storm Fernand Forecast Track (NHC) Tropical Storm Fernand Forecast Track (NHC)
...Fernand Expected To Weaken To A Depression Later Today...
...Threat Of Heavy Rains And Flooding Continues...
 
 
Summary Of 500 Am EDT Information
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Location... 19.8n 96.9w
About 60 Miles NW Of Veracruz Mexico
About 90 Miles SSE Of Tuxpan Mexico
Maximum Sustained Winds... 45 Mph
Present Movement... WNW Or 300 Degrees At 9 Mph
Minimum Central Pressure... 1004 Mb... 29.65 Inches
 
 
A Tropical Storm Warning Is In Effect For...
* Gulf Coast Of Mexico From Veracruz Northward To Barra De Nautla
 
 
At 500 Am EDT... The Center Of Tropical Storm Fernand Was
Located Near Latitude 19.8 North... Longitude 96.9 West. Fernand Is
Moving Toward The West-Northwest Near 9 Mph And This
Motion Is Expected To Continue For The Next Day Or So With A Slight
Decrease In Forward Speed.  On The Forecast Track... The Center Will
Continue To Move Over Mexico Through Tonight.
 
Maximum Sustained Winds Are Near 45 Mph With Higher
Gusts.  Weakening Will Occur While The System Moves Over Land... And
Fernand Should Become A Tropical Depression Later Today... And A
Post-Tropical Remnant Low Tonight.
 
Tropical Storm Force Winds Extend Outward Up To 35 Miles
From The Center.
 
The Estimated Minimum Central Pressure Is 1004 Mb... 29.65 Inches.
 
 
Fernand Is Expected To Produce 4 To 8 Inches Of Rain Over
Veracruz... Hidalgo... Northern Puebla... Southern Tamaulipas And
Eastern San Luis Potosi Mexico... With Isolated Maximum Amounts Near
12 Inches Possible.  These Rains Could Cause Life-Threatening Flash
Floods And Mud Slides.
 
Tropical Storm Conditions Should Continue Over Portions Of
The Warning Area For The Next Several Hours.
 
 
Next Intermediate Advisory... 800 Am EDT.
Next Complete Advisory... 1100 Am EDT.
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