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An SJ fave kicks off the hurricane season

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Mystery_Meat, May 29, 2008.

  1. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

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    WTPZ31 KNHC 291429
    TCPEP1
    BULLETIN
    TROPICAL STORM ALMA ADVISORY NUMBER 3
    NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP012008
    800 AM PDT THU MAY 29 2008

    ...FIRST TROPICAL STORM OF THE 2008 EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC SEASON
    FORMS NEAR THE WEST COAST OF NICARAGUA...TORRENTIAL RAINS EXPECTED
    IN CENTRAL AMERICA...

    A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WEST COAST OF CENTRAL
    AMERICA FROM COSTA RICA NORTHWESTWARD TO EL SALVADOR. A TROPICAL
    STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
    WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

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

    AT 800 AM PDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALMA WAS
    LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 11.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 86.8 WEST OR ABOUT 55
    MILES... 85 KM...SOUTHWEST OF MANAGUA NICARAGUA AND ABOUT 220
    MILES ...355 KM...SOUTHEAST OF SAN SALVADOR EL SALVADOR.

    ALMA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/HR AND THIS
    GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY. ON THIS TRACK...THE
    CENTER OF ALMA WILL REACH THE COAST OF NICARAGUA TONIGHT AND OVER
    THE COASTS OF HONDURAS AND EL SALVADOR DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 45 MPH...75
    KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS
    FORECAST BEFORE ALMA MOVES INLAND.

    TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
    MAINLY TO THE SOUTH OF THE CENTER.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1001 MB...29.56 INCHES.

    ALMA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 10 TO 15
    INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA FROM COSTA RICA
    NORTHWESTWARD THROUGH PORTIONS OF NICARAGUA...HONDURAS...EL
    SALVADOR...AND GUATEMALA. ISOLATED MAXIMUM STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS OF
    20 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN AREAS OF HIGHER TERRAIN. THESE RAINS MAY
    PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.

    REPEATING THE 800 AM PDT POSITION...11.5 N...86.8 W. MOVEMENT
    TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 6 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH.
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1001 MB.

    AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
    CENTER AT 1100 AM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 200
    PM PDT.

    $$
    FORECASTER AVILA/ROBERTS
     
  2. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Pacific hurricanes shouldn't count. :D
     
  3. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    So what are we saying here? That Alma's full of hot air? That he keeps going around in circles? Or that he's all wet? :D ;D 8)
     
  4. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    I thought the Hurricanes' season ended when they didn't make the playoffs.
     
  5. Gutter

    Gutter Well-Known Member

    Hurricane ATM weeps.
     
  6. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Peter Laviolette is exacting revenge for letting ownership twist him in the wind.
     
  7. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    Somewhere, Kevin Dineen just banged his head against the wall and doesn't know why.
     
  8. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Hurricane Whitlock will be much later in the season... :D
     
  9. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    I demand a refund. I was sure this thread was about Stephanie Abrams.
     
  10. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Press-box buffets across America will be wiped out! :eek:
     
  11. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    Hurricane BYH will hit quicker than expected but it'll be over before you know it
     
  12. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    Hurricane Mikey will hang around forever and not hit anything.
     
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