Tropical Storm Andres: 7 am CDT Monday Advisory

By: National Hurricane Center
By: National Hurricane Center

TROPICAL STORM ANDRES INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 3A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP022009
500 AM PDT MON JUN 22 2009

...ANDRES MOVING SLOWLY...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO
NORTHWARD TO MANZANILLO MEXICO. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH
AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.

INTERESTS ELSEWHERE ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF MEXICO SHOULD
MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF ANDRES.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.

AT 500 AM PDT...1200 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ANDRES WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 102.0 WEST OR ABOUT 180
MILES...295 KM...SOUTH OF ZIHUATANEJO MEXICO AND ABOUT 325 MILES...
525 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF MANZANILLO MEXICO.

ANDRES IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 3 MPH...6 KM/HR...
AND A SLOW NORTHWEST MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT
24 TO 48 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST...AND ANDRES COULD BECOME A
HURRICANE DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

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

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN AND
SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.

...SUMMARY OF 500 AM PDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...15.2N 102.0W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NORTHWEST OR 310 DEGREES AT 3 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB

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


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