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Tropical Depression NORMAN Public Advisory Number 3

Issued at 800 PM PDT FRI SEP 28 2012

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WTPZ34 KNHC 290254
TCPEP4
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION NORMAN ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       EP142012
800 PM PDT FRI SEP 28 2012
 
...NORMAN WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION JUST OFF THE COAST OF
SINALOA...
...HEAVY RAINS STILL EXPECTED ACROSS SINALOA AND WESTERN DURANGO...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...25.2N 109.0W
ABOUT 40 MI...65 KM S OF LOS MOCHIS MEXICO
ABOUT 100 MI...160 KM WNW OF CULIACAN MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 345 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO HAS DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING
ALONG THE WEST COAST OF MAINLAND MEXICO.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
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 800 PM PDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION NORMAN
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 25.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 109.0 WEST.  NORMAN
IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/H.  A
DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AND ON SATURDAY. 
ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF NORMAN WILL MOVE NEAR OR
ALONG THE COAST OF NORTHERN SINALOA DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST...AND NORMAN
COULD DEGENERATE INTO A REMNANT LOW BY SATURDAY MORNING.  THE
REMNANT LOW IS THEN EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE SATURDAY NIGHT.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1003 MB...29.62 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL...NORMAN IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ACROSS THE MEXICAN STATES OF SINALOA
AND FAR WESTERN DURANGO THROUGH SATURDAY.  ISOLATED STORM TOTAL
AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN ASSOCIATION WITH NORMAN.
THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS MAY PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS
AND MUDSLIDES.
 
WIND...GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE ARE POSSIBLE IN SQUALLS ALONG
THE COAST OF SINALOA OVERNIGHT.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...200 AM PDT.
 
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FORECASTER BERG/AVILA
 

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