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Tropical Storm Franklin Intermediate Advisory Number 15A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL072017 700 AM CDT Thu Aug 10 2017 ...FRANKLIN CONTINUES TO WEAKEN OVER MEXICO... SUMMARY OF 700 AM CDT...1200 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...19.8N 98.3W ABOUT 60 MI...95 KM ENE OF MEXICO CITY MEXICO MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 260 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 INCHES WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY: None. SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for... * The coast of Mexico from Cabo Rojo to Roca Partida For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products issued by your national meteorological service. DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK ------------------------------ At 700 AM CDT (1200 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Franklin was located near latitude 19.8 North, longitude 98.3 West. Franklin is moving a little south of west near 15 mph (24 km/h) and this motion is expected to continue today. On the forecast track, the center of Franklin should continue to move over Mexico today. Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Additional weakening is expected as Franklin moves over Mexico, and the cyclone is likely to dissipate later today. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles (185 km) mainly to the northeast of the center. The estimated minimum central pressure is 997 mb (29.44 inches). HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- RAINFALL: Franklin is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 4 to 8 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 15 inches possible across the Mexican states of northern Veracruz, Puebla, Tlaxacala, eastern Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Queretaro and eastern San Luis Potosi in eastern Mexico. These rains are capable of producing life-threatening flash floods and mudslides. WIND: Tropical storm conditions may still be occurring in portions of the Tropical Storm Warning area in eastern Mexico during the next few hours. These conditions will subside later this morning. NEXT ADVISORY ------------- Next complete advisory at 1000 AM CDT. $$ Forecaster Pasch

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