GUATEMALA WEATHER – TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT

GUATEMALA WEATHER - TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT

GUATEMALA WEATHER may be effected by Tripical Storm ERNESTO.
Tropical Storm Ernesto has the potential to become a Hurricane. 

TROPICAL STORM ERNESTO ADVISORY NUMBER 20A  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL052012 
TRANSLATION ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR 
200 PM EDT MONDAY AUGUST 6, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR …
* THE COAST OF HONDURAS FROM WEST OF THE BORDER TO PUNTA SAL
HONDURAS AND GUATEMALA
* FROM NORTH OF CANCUN TO TULUM ON THE EAST COAST OF THE
YUCATAN PENINSULA

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK FOR THE NEXT 48 HOURS
————————————————–
AT 2:00 PM EDT … 1800 UTC … THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM
ERNESTO WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.2 NORTH … LONGITUDE
81.1 WEST. ERNESTO IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR
HOURS OF 12 MPH … 19 KM PER HOUR … AND IS EXPECTED TO
THIS MOTION TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 48 HOURS. IN THE
FORECAST TRACK … THE CENTER WILL BE GOING TO ERNESTO
NORTH COAST OF HONDURAS TONIGHT AND TUESDAY … AND APPROACH
THE EAST COAST OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA EARLY WEDNESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH
TIME … 100 MILES PER HOUR … WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME
STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST … AND ERNESTO COULD BECOME A
HURRICANE TONIGHT. ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE BEFORE
LANDFALL.

FORCE WINDS EXTEND TROPICAL STORM OUT
UP TO 125 MILES … 205 KM FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 996 MB … 29.41
INCHES.

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