Tropical Storm Odile: Advisory #3

TROPICAL STORM ODILE ADVISORY NUMBER 3
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP162008
200 AM PDT THU OCT 09 2008

...FIFTEENTH TROPICAL STORMS FORMS OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC...

INTERESTS ALONG THE PACIFIC COAST OF SOUTHEASTERN MEXICO SHOULD
MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 200 AM PDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ODILE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 93.0 WEST OR ABOUT 315
MILES...505 KM...SOUTHEAST OF PUERTO ANGEL MEXICO.

ODILE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...
19 KM/HR. A GENERAL WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED DURING
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF
TROPICAL STORM ODILE SHOULD MOVE PARALLEL TO...BUT OFFSHORE
OF...THE PACIFIC COAST OF MEXICO.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.

TROPICAL STORM ODILE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS
OF 4 TO 8 INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF EL SALVADOR...SOUTHERN
GUATEMALA...AND ALONG THE FAR SOUTHEASTERN PACIFIC COAST OF
MEXICO...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES OVER
MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN. THESE RAINS COULD RESULT IN LIFE-THREATENING
FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.

REPEATING THE 200 AM PDT POSITION...12.7 N...93.0 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40
MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
800 AM PDT.


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