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LOWER TEXAS COAST NOW UNDER A HURRICANE WATCH

UPDATED FORECAST MAP

…Alex slowly intensifying…Hurricane Watch issued…

summary of 1000 am CDT…1500 UTC…information
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location…20.3n 91.7w
about 85 mi…135 km WNW of Campeche Mexico
about 535 mi…860 km se of Brownsville Texas
maximum sustained winds…60 mph…95 km/hr
present movement…NNW or 330 degrees at 7 mph…11 km/hr
minimum central pressure…989 mb…29.21 inches

watches and warnings
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changes with this advisory…

a Hurricane Watch has been issued for the coast of Texas south of Baffin Bay to the mouth of the Rio Grande.

The government of Mexico has issued a Hurricane Watch for the coast
of Mexico from the mouth of the Rio Grande to La Cruz.

Summary of watches and warnings in effect…

a Hurricane Watch is in effect for…
* the coast of Texas south of Baffin Bay to the mouth of the Rio Grande
* the coast of Mexico from the mouth of the Rio Grande to La Cruz

a Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible
within the watch area. A watch is typically issued 48 hours
before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force
winds…conditions that make outside preparations difficult or
dangerous.

For storm information specific to your area in the United
States…including possible inland watches and warnings…please
monitor products issued by your local National Weather Service
forecast office. For storm information specific to your area outside
United States…please monitor products issued by your National
meteorological service.

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