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8am Update on Tropical Storm Fernand

Tropical Storm Fernand Forecast Track (NHC) Tropical Storm Fernand Forecast Track (NHC)

Fernand Is Bringing Heavy Rains To Eastern Mexico.


Summary Of 800 Am EDT Information
Location... 20.1n 97.2w
About 95 Miles NW Of Veracruz Mexico
About 65 Miles SSE Of Tuxpan Mexico
Maximum Sustained Winds... 40 Mph
Present Movement... NW Or 305 Degrees At 9 Mph
Minimum Central Pressure... 1006 Mb... 29.71 Inches
A Tropical Storm Warning Is In Effect For...
* Veracruz Northward To Barra De Nautla
At 800 Am EDT... The Center Of Tropical Storm Fernand Was
Located Near Latitude 20.1 North... Longitude 97.2 West. Fernand Is
Moving Toward The Northwest Near 9 Mph And This General
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 Have Decreased To Near 40 Mph
With Higher Gusts.  Weakening Will Continue 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 1006 Mb... 29.71 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 Few Hours.
Next Complete Advisory... 1100 Am EDT.
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