912  
WTPZ35 KNHC 281443  
TCPEP5  
 
BULLETIN  
TROPICAL DEPRESSION SELMA ADVISORY NUMBER 6  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL EP202017  
1000 AM CDT SAT OCT 28 2017  
 
...SELMA EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TORRENTIAL RAINS AND FLASH FLOODS  
THROUGH SUNDAY...   
..TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS ARE STILL POSSIBLE TODAY
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION  
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LOCATION...13.7N 88.5W  
ABOUT 45 MI...75 KM E OF SAN SALVADOR EL SALVADOR  
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H  
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 55 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H  
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES  
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS  
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:  
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF EL SALVADOR HAS DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM  
WARNING ALONG THE PACIFIC COAST OF EL SALVADOR.  
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF GUATEMALA HAS DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM  
WATCH ALONG THE PACIFIC COAST OF GUATEMALA.  
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:  
 
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNING IN EFFECT.  
 
INTERESTS IN WESTERN HONDURAS SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF SELMA.  
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK  
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AT 1000 AM CDT (1500 UTC), THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION SELMA  
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.7 NORTH, LONGITUDE 88.5 WEST. THE  
DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 8 MPH (13 KM/H). A  
TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST IS FORECAST TODAY, AND THIS MOTION SHOULD  
CONTINUE UNTIL DISSIPATION TONIGHT.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 35 MPH (55 KM/H) WITH  
HIGHER GUSTS. WEAKENING IS EXPECTED THROUGH TODAY WITH DISSIPATION  
BY TONIGHT.  
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB (29.71 INCHES).  
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND  
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RAINFALL: SELMA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF  
2 TO 5 INCHES OVER EL SALVADOR, SOUTHERN GUATEMALA, AND SOUTHERN  
HONDURAS THROUGH SUNDAY. THIS RAINFALL COULD CAUSE ISOLATED FLASH  
FLOODS, ESPECIALLY IN MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.  
 
WIND: TROPICAL STORM FORCE WIND GUSTS ARE LIKELY OVER EL SALVADOR  
TODAY, BUT ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH BY TONIGHT.  
 
SURF: SWELLS GENERATED BY SELMA ARE AFFECTING PORTIONS OF THE  
COASTS OF NICARAGUA, HONDURAS, EL SALVADOR, AND GUATEMALA. THESE  
SWELLS ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING SURF AND RIP CURRENT  
CONDITIONS TODAY. PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS FROM YOUR LOCAL WEATHER  
OFFICE.  
 
NEXT ADVISORY  
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 400 PM CDT.  
 

 
FORECASTER ROBERTS  
 
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