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Hurricane Alex now a category 2 storm impacting Mexico and South Texas.

June 30th, 2010 No comments

Hurricane Alex (Category 2)

Miami, Florida (CNN) — Gulf Coast residents began feeling the effects of Hurricane Alex’s outer bands Wednesday afternoon after at least two tornadoes touched down in southern Texas, the National Weather Service said.

No injuries were reported from the twisters near Brownsville, but some damage was reported, including downed trees, the weather service said.

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Alex upgraded to Hurricane Cat 1

June 29th, 2010 No comments
Hurricane Alex (Category 1) Predicted Path

Hurricane Alex (Category 1) Predicted Path

Atlantic Hurricane ALEX Advisory Number 18
Tue, 29 Jun 2010 21:32:06 -0500

000

WTNT31 KNHC 300231
TCPAT1
BULLETIN
HURRICANE ALEX ADVISORY NUMBER 18
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL012010
1000 PM CDT TUE JUN 29 2010

…ALEX BECOMES THE FIRST HURRICANE OF THE 2010 SEASON AND THE FIRST
JUNE ATLANTIC HURRICANE SINCE 1995…

SUMMARY OF 1000 PM CDT…0300 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…23.1N 94.8W
ABOUT 195 MI…315 KM ESE OF LA PESCA MEXICO
ABOUT 255 MI…415 KM SE OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…75 MPH…120 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 280 DEGREES AT 9 MPH…15 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…973 MB…28.73 INCHES
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Alex predicted to make landfall on Texas Mexican border as Cat 2 Hurricane

June 29th, 2010 No comments
Alex Forecast Track - Zoom Level 1

Alex Forecast Track - Zoom Level 1

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WTNT31 KNHC 291153
TCPAT1
BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM ALEX INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 15A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL012010
700 AM CDT TUE JUN 29 2010

…HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FINDS ALEX MOVING FASTER TOWARD THE
NORTH-NORTHWEST…

SUMMARY OF 700 AM CDT…1200 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…22.5N 92.7W
ABOUT 335 MI…540 KM ESE OF LA PESCA MEXICO
ABOUT 380 MI…610 KM SE OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…70 MPH…110 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NNW OR 330 DEGREES AT 12 MPH…19 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…983 MB…29.03 INCHES
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