Eastern Pacific Basin Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Storm Celia Public Advisory


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WTPZ33 KNHC 171450
TCPEP3

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Celia Advisory Number   4
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       EP032022
1000 AM CDT Fri Jun 17 2022

...DEPRESSION BECOMES TROPICAL STORM CELIA...


SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...11.6N 89.3W
ABOUT 145 MI...235 KM S OF SAN SALVADOR EL SALVADOR
ABOUT 190 MI...305 KM SSE OF PUERTO SAN JOSE GUATEMALA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 20 DEGREES AT 3 MPH...6 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB...29.65 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Interests along the southern coast of El Salvador, Guatemala, and
extreme southeastern Mexico should closely monitor the progress of
this system.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 1000 AM CDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Celia was
located near latitude 11.6 North, longitude 89.3 West. Celia is
drifting toward the north-northeast near 3 mph (6 km/h). A slow
motion toward the north is expected through tonight, followed by a
turn to the west over the weekend.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 40 mph (65 km/h) 
with higher gusts. Some slight strengthening is forecast today 
followed by little change in strength over the weekend.

Celia is a small storm, and tropical-storm-force winds extend 
outward only 35 miles (55 km) from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1004 mb (29.65 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL: Areas of heavy rainfall are expected north of Tropical
Storm Celia across portions of far southern Mexico, Guatemala and
El Salvador through Sunday. Some areas may see 2 to 4 inches of
rainfall, with isolated maximum amounts of 8 inches. This rainfall
may cause some instances of flash flooding and mudslides across the
region.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 400 PM CDT.

$$
Forecaster Papin




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