Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2001/0197
Tropical Storm Lorena
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
03 October 2001
(Graphic by: Naval Research Laboratory- Monterey Marine Meteorology Division)
This message is not an official hurricane warning or alert for any country.
1. The National Weather Center in Miami reports that at 1500 GMT, 03 October 2001, the center of tropical storm Lorena was located near latitude 16.7 north, longitude 106.5 west, or about 215 miles (350 km) southwest of Manzanillo. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph (95 km/hr) with higher gusts some additional strengthening is possible during the next 24 hours.
2. Lorena is moving toward the north at near 12 mph (19 km/hr) and this general motion is expected to continue for the next 24 hours. On this track the center should be approaching the western coast of Mexico tonight or early Thursday.
3. Tropical Storm Warning and Hurricane Watch remain in effect along the coast of Mexico from Punta San Telmo northward to Mazatlan.
4. For further information, please refer to the website of the National Hurricane Service in Miami at www.nhc.noaa.gov, and www.solar.ifa.hawaii.edu/Tropical/Gif/atl.latest.gif.
5. This situation report, together with further information on ongoing emergencies, is also available on the OCHA Internet Website at http://www.reliefweb.int
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