Update on Tropical Storm Fernand

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HEAVY RAINFALL AND GUSTY WINDS CONTINUE SPREADING IN LAND OVER NORTHEASTERN MEXICO AND DEEP SOUTH TEXAS.

LIFE-THREATHENING FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN MEXICO.

AT 11 AM EDT, THE CENTER OF FERNAND WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 24.2°NORTH AND LONGITUDE 97.3° WEST OR ABOUT 40 MILES NORTHEAST OF LA PESCA MEXICO.

FERNAND IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST AT 8 MILES PER HOUR. AMOTION TOWARD THE WEST OR WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED TODAY AND THE CENTER OF FERNAND IS FORECAST TO CROSS THE NORTHEASTERN COAST OF MEXICO THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING AND MOVE FURTHER INLAND TONIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MILES PER HOUR WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED BEFORE THE CENTER MOVES ONSHORE. ONCE INLAND, RAPID WEAKENING IS EXPECTED, AND FERNAND SHOULD DISSIPATE ON THURSDAY.

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