2 September 2014 - bulletin 542


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Latest warning for 05L and 14E

Time of posting: Approximately 2150 GMT


NORTHERN ATLANTIC OCEAN
Tropical storm Dolly / 05L
Warning 05 from NHC at 2100 GMT
Position 22.0N 97.0W
Location 135 miles SSE of La Pesca, Mexico
Movement 270° (W) at 10 knots
Maximum sustained winds 40 knots gusting to 50 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 140 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Mexico
Next warning from NHC at 0000 GMT

Dolly's centre reformed south of its previous location, and is moving west across the Bay of Campeche. The storm will make landfall in eastern Mexico in the next 12 hours.

Mexican warnings
A tropical storm warning is in force from Cabo Rojo to Barra el Mezquital
Rainfall totals of 5 to 10, locally up to 15 inches, in Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon as well as in northern Veracruz and eastern San Luis Potosi. Life-threatening flashfloods and mudslides are expected to occur in mountainous terrain.

EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN

Tropical storm Norbert / 14E
Warning 02 from NHC at 2100 GMT
Position 18.5N 106.5W
Location 150 miles WSW of Manzanillo, Mexico
Movement 360° (N) at 8 knots
Maximum sustained winds 35 knots gusting to 45 knots
Winds of 34 knots or higher occur within 60 miles of the centre
Threatened landmasses Mexico
Next warning from NHC at 0000 GMT

Norbert has formed off the southwestern coast of Mexico, and will move broadly northwest. The system will intensify to about 50 knots, before adverse conditions prompt a weakening trend.

Mexican warnings A tropical storm watch is in force for Baja California Sur, from La Paz south around the tip of Baja California to Santa Fe.
Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches are expected over the provinces of Colima and western parts of Michoacan and Jalisco.

TROPICAL DISTURBANCE UPDATE
NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
Update from JTWC at 0600 GMT
System 90W
Position 15.1N 125.6E
Location 272 miles E of Manila, Philippines
Likelihood of tropical cyclone formation within 24 hours is LOW