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Mexico & USA: Tropical Storm Alex, Hurricane Celia & Hurricane Darby

Hurricane Celia and Hurricane Derby are moving away from the USA & Mexico, whilst Tropical Storm Alex is moving towards the coast of Mexico, Belize and Honduras. Here are the latest updates from the local weather centres:

Tropical Storm Alex

NWS TPC/National Hurricane Center Miami Florida
AL012010
1500 UTC Saturday June 26th 2010

Summary of watches and warnings in effect

A tropical storm warning is in effect for:

  • The coats of Belize and the East coast of the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico from Chetumal to Cancun
  • The islands of Roatan, Guanaja and Utila in Honduras

A tropical storm watch is in effect for:

  • The coast of Honduras from Limon Westward to the border of Honduras and Guatemala

A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.

A tropical storm watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area… generally within 48 hours.

Tropical storm center located near 17.3N  86.1W AT 26/1500Z
Position accurate within 45 NM

Present movement toward the West-Northwest or 290 Degrees at 8 KT

Estimated minimum central pressure 1003 MB
Max sustained winds 40 KT with gusts to 50 KT.
34 KT…….100NE 100SE   0SW 100NW.
12 FT SEAS..200NE 150SE   0SW 100NW.
Winds and seas vary greatly in each quadrant. Radii in nautical miles are the largest radii expected anywhere in that quadrant.

Hurricane Celia

RSMC Miami Hurrican Center / National Hurricane Center

Hurricane Center located near 15.6N 121.5W at 26/1500Z
Position accurate within 10NM.

Present movement toward the West-Northwest or 295 degrees at 8KT.

Estimates minimum central pressure 974 MB.

Max sustained winds 80 KT with gusts to 100KT.
64 KT……. 35NE  35SE  25SW  30NW.
50 KT……. 50NE  50SE  40SW  40NW.
34 KT…….110NE 110SE  75SW  90NW.
12 FT SEAS..450NE 390SE 180SW 270NW.
Winds and seas vary greatly in each quadrant. Radii in nautical miles are the largest radii expected anywhere in that quadrant.

Hurricane Darby

NWS TPC/National Hurricane Center Miami Florida

EP052010

Hurricane Darby forecast / advisory number 15
1500 UTC Saturday June 26th 2010

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Hurricane center located near 13.4N 102.9W at 26/1500Z
Position accurate within 20 NM

Present movement toward the West or 260 Degrees at 3 KT

Estimated minimum central pressure 967 MB
Max sustained winds 95 KT with gusts to 115 KT.
64 KT……. 15NE  10SE  10SW  15NW.
50 KT……. 25NE  20SE  20SW  20NW.
34 KT……. 35NE  35SE  35SW  35NW.
12 FT SEAS..120NE  60SE  60SW  90NW.
Winds and seas vary greatly in each quadrant. Radii in nautical miles are the largest radii expected anywhere in that quadrant.

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