Affecting southern Baja California peninsula

posted Sep 5, 2014, 7:22 AM by Tom Kachelman   [ updated Sep 5, 2014, 7:25 AM ]
Norbert is expected to produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches over the southern part of the Baja California peninsula with isolated amounts near 10 inches through Saturday
At 05:00 hr PDT the center of Hurricane Norbert was about 205 km - 125 mi W of Cabo San Lucas Mexico, about 205 km - 130 mi SSE of Cabo San Lazaro Mexico. Norbert is moving toward the north-northwest near 13 km/h - 8 mph. A turn toward the northwest is expected later today and this general motion should continue through Saturday. On the forecast track the center of the hurricane will continue to move nearly parallel to and just offshore of the Pacific coast of the southern Baja California peninsula through Saturday.

Summary of watches and warnings in effect:

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Santa Fe to Cabo San Lazaro

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for San Evaristo to south of Santa Fe AND north of Cabo San Lazaro to Punta Eugenia

A tropical storm watch is in effect for north of San Evaristo to Loreto

A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected somewhere within the warning this case within the next 24 hours. Preparations to protect life and property should be rushed to completion.
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area.
A tropical storm watch means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area.
Norbert has changed little in organization during the past several hours