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Old June 27th, 2010, 10:18 PM
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Statement as of 4:00 PM CDT on June 27, 2010

...Alex moving into the southwestern Gulf of Mexico...

summary of 400 PM CDT...2100 UTC...information----------------------------------------------location...19.2n 90.9wabout 55 mi...90 km SSW of Campeche Mexicomaximum sustained winds...35 mph...55 km/hrpresent movement...WNW or 300 degrees at 9 mph...15 km/hrminimum central pressure...999 mb...29.50 inches

watches and warnings--------------------there are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Discussion and 48-hour outlook------------------------------at 400 PM CDT...2100 UTC...the center of Tropical Depression Alexwas located near latitude 19.2 north...longitude 90.9 west. Thedepression is moving toward the west-northwest near 9 mph...15km/hr. A motion generally toward the northwest is expected for thenext couple of days at a slower forward speed.
Maximum sustained winds remain near 35 mph...55 km/hr...with highergusts. Strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours...andAlex is expected to become a tropical storm again on Monday.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 999 mb...29.50 inches.

Hazards affecting land----------------------rainfall...Alex is expected to produce total rain accumulations of4 to 8 inches over the Yucatan Peninsula...southern Mexico...andGuatemala through Monday afternoon. Isolated maximum amounts of 15inches are possible over mountainous areas. These rains couldcause life-threatening flash floods and mudslides.

Next advisory-------------next complete advisory...1000 PM CDT.
$$Forecaster Blake
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