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----------1000 AM CDT Sat Oct 28 2017
...SELMA EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TORRENTIAL RAINS AND FLASH FLOODS THROUGH SUNDAY... ...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS ARE STILL POSSIBLE TODAY...
 SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION ----------------------------------------------- LOCATION...13.7N 88.5W ABOUT 45 MI...75 KM E OF SAN SALVADOR EL SALVADOR MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 55 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES
 WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
The government of El Salvador has discontinued the Tropical Storm Warning along the Pacific coast of El Salvador.
The government of Guatemala has discontinued the Tropical Storm Watch along the Pacific coast of Guatemala.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
There are no coastal watches or warning in effect.
Interests in western Honduras should monitor the progress of Selma.
 DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK ------------------------------ At 1000 AM CDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Selma was located near latitude 13.7 North, longitude 88.5 West. The depression is moving toward the northeast near 8 mph (13 km/h). A turn toward the northeast is forecast today, and this motion should continue until dissipation tonight.
Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Weakening is expected through today with dissipation by tonight.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb (29.71 inches).
 HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- RAINFALL:  Selma is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 2 to 5 inches over El Salvador, southern Guatemala, and southern Honduras through Sunday.  This rainfall could cause isolated flash floods, especially in mountainous terrain.
WIND:  Tropical storm force wind gusts are likely over El Salvador today, but are expected to diminish by tonight.
SURF:  Swells generated by Selma are affecting portions of the coasts of Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions today.  Please consult products from your local weather office.
 NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 400 PM CDT.
$$ Forecaster Roberts
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