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Kingsville Police Department
Monday June 28th, 2010 :: 09:06 a.m. CDT

Advisory

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Alex located 15 miles southeast of Belize.

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Alex located 15 miles southeast of the City of Belize. The center of Tropical Storm Alex was located near latitude 17.4 north, longitude 88.1 west. Tropical Storm Alex is moving toward the west near 12 mph, 19 km/hr, and this motion is expected to continue for the next 48 hours. On this track, Tropical Storm Alex will move inland over Belize and the Yucatan Peninsula this evening and will continue to move across the Yucatan Peninsula tonight and Sunday then will enter southern Gulf of Mexico by Sunday afternoon or evening. Maximum sustained winds remain near 65mph, 100 km/hr, with high gusts. Weakening is expected while the cyclone moves over the Yucatan Peninsula tonight and Sunday. Some strengthening is forecast after Tropical Storm Alex moves over the Gulf of Mexico. Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 115 miles, 185 km, from the center. Estimated minimum central pressure is 996mb, 29.41 inches.
Rainfall of Tropical Storm Alex is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 4 to 8 inches over the Yucatan Peninsula, northern Guatemala and much of Honduras and Belize through Sunday evening. Isolated maximum amounts of 15 inches are possible over mountainous areas. These rains could cause life-threatening flash flood and mudslides. Tropical storm force winds are affecting portions of Belize and the Yucatan Peninsula within the warning area.

Address/Location
Kingsville Police Department
1700 E King
Kingsville, TX 78363

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 361-592-4311

Ricardo Torres
Admin
chiefofpolice@kingsvillepd.us
361-592-4311

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