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----------400 PM CDT Wed Sep 13 2017
...TROPICAL STORM MAX FORMS NEAR THE SOUTHWEST COAST OF MEXICO... ...MAX WILL BRING TORRENTIAL RAINS TO GUERRERO AND OAXACA...
 SUMMARY OF 400 PM CDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...16.1N 101.4W ABOUT 115 MI...185 KM WSW OF ACAPULCO MEXICO MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 70 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
The government of Mexico has replaced the Tropical Storm Watch with Tropical Storm Warning from Zihuatanejo to Punta Maldonado.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for... * Zihuatanejo to Punta Maldonado
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within the next 6 to 12 hours.
For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products issued by your national meteorological service.
 DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK ------------------------------ At 400 PM CDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Max was located near latitude 16.1 North, longitude 101.4 West. Max is moving toward the east-northeast near 3 mph (6 km/h). This motion will bring the center of Max inland over Mexico within the warning area on Thursday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. No significant change in strength is anticipated before Max moves inland.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km) from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- RAINFALL:  Max is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 5 to 10 inches with maximum totals of 15 inches across southern portions of the Mexican state of Guerrero and western portions of the state of Oaxaca.  These rainfall amounts may produce life- threatening flash floods and mudslides.
WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are expected to begin soon within the warning area.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next intermediate advisory at 700 PM CDT. Next complete advisory at 1000 PM CDT.
$$ Forecaster Avila
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