Tropical Storm Cristobal Public Advisory Number 8

By | June 3, 2020

Issued at 1000 AM CDT Wed Jun 03 2020


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WTNT33 KNHC 031454
TCPAT3
 
BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Cristobal Advisory Number   8
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL032020
1000 AM CDT Wed Jun 03 2020
 
...CRISTOBAL MOVING INLAND OVER EASTERN MEXICO...
...THREAT OF HEAVY RAINS AND LIFE-THREATENING FLOODING WILL
CONTINUE...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.6N 92.0W
ABOUT 15 MI...20 KM W OF CIUDAD DEL CARMEN MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...SSE OR 150 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB...29.39 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
 
The government of Mexico has discontinued the Tropical Storm
Warning west of Coatzacoalcos, Mexico.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
 
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Campeche to Coatzacoalcos Mexico
 
For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 1000 AM CDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Cristobal
was located near latitude 18.6 North, longitude 92.0 West.  
Cristobal is moving toward the south-southeast near 3 mph (6 km/h), 
and a turn toward the east is expected later today.  A turn toward 
the north-northeast and north is expected on Thursday and Friday.  
On the forecast track, the center will move over the land mass of 
eastern Mexico through Thursday.  The center is forecast to move 
back over the Gulf of Mexico by Friday.
 
Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph (95 km/h) with higher gusts.
Slow weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Cristobal 
will likely become a tropical depression by Thursday evening.  Some 
re-strengthening is expected to begin on Friday.
 
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km)
from the center.
 
The estimated minimum central pressure is 995 mb (29.39 inches).
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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Key messages for Cristobal can be found in the Tropical Cyclone
Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT3, WMO header WTNT43 KNHC, and
on the web at https://www.hurricanes.gov/text/MIATCDAT3.shtml
 
RAINFALL: Cristobal is expected to produce the following rain
accumulations through Friday night:
 
Mexican states of Campeche, northern Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Tabasco,
and Yucatan...10 to 20 inches, isolated 25 inches.
 
Mexican state of southern Chiapas...15 to 20 inches, isolated 25
inches.
 
Mexican states of Veracruz and Oaxaca...5 to 10 inches.
 
Southern Guatemala...Additional 15 to 20 inches, isolated storm
total amounts of 35 inches dating back to Saturday, May 30th.
 
El Salvador...Additional 10 to 15 inches, isolated storm total
amounts of 35 inches dating back to Saturday, May 30th.
 
Belize and Honduras...3 to 6 inches, isolated 10 inches.
 
Rainfall in all of these areas may produce life-threatening flash
floods and mudslides.
 
WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are affecting the coast within
portions of the warning area.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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Next intermediate advisory at 100 PM CDT.
Next complete advisory at 400 PM CDT.
 
$$
Forecaster Pasch/Berg
 

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