ALEX STILL MOVING ACROSS THE GULF-WATCH FOR SOUTH TEXAS MAY GO IN PLACE THIS AFTERNOON

…Alex getting better organized as it moves slowly away from the
Yucatan Peninsula…

LATEST FORECAST TRACK CLICK HERE

summary of 400 am CDT…0900 UTC…information
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location…19.7n 91.6w
about 75 mi…115 km W of Campeche Mexico
about 440 mi…710 km ESE of Tampico Mexico
maximum sustained winds…50 mph…85 km/hr
present movement…NW or 315 degrees at 6 mph…9 km/hr
minimum central pressure…990 mb…29.23 inches

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

However…a tropical storm watch may be required later today for the coastal regions of northeastern Mexico and south Texas.

Discussion and 48-hour outlook
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at 400 am CDT…0900 UTC…the center of Tropical Storm Alex was located near latitude 19.7 north…longitude 91.6 west. Alex is
moving toward the northwest near 6 mph…9 km/hr…and this general motion is expected to continue for the next 48 hours.

Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph…85 km/hr…with higher gusts. Additional strengthening is forecast during the next 48
hours…and Alex could become a hurricane later today or on Tuesday.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 70 miles…110 km from the center.
Estimated minimum central pressure is 990 mb…29.23 inches.

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