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Tropical Storm HENRI


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TROPICAL STORM HENRI ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM EDT FRI SEP 05 2003
 
...HENRI MOVING ERRATICALLY EAST-NORTHEASTWARD...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE GULF COAST OF FLORIDA
FROM ENGLEWOOD NORTHWARD TO THE AUCILLA RIVER.
 
AT 5 PM EDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HENRI WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 28.4 NORTH... LONGITUDE 83.9 WEST OR ABOUT 75 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF CEDAR KEY FLORIDA.
 
THE CENTER OF HENRI HAS BEEN MEANDERING OVER THE PAST SEVERAL
HOURS...BUT THE OVERALL MOTION IS TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 5
MPH.  A SLOW MOTION TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST WITH A TURN TOWARD
THE NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...THE CENTER IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE GULF COAST OF FLORIDA
OVERNIGHT.  

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  50 MPH... 85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  NO SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED PRIOR TO
LANDFALL.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  45 MILES
... 75 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE LATEST PRESSURE REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE RESERVE UNIT
RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT WAS 999 MB...29.50 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6-12 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
AMOUNTS...CAN BE EXPECTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH HENRI. DUE TO
SATURATED GROUND CONDITIONS AND HIGH RIVER STAGES...THESE HEAVY
RAINS COULD RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT FLOODING.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE SOUTH OF WHERE THE CENTER
MAKES LANDFALL.
 
THERE IS A RISK OF ISOLATED TORNADOES THROUGH TONIGHT OVER
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTH FLORIDA.
 
REPEATING THE 5 PM EDT POSITION...28.4 N... 83.9 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR  5 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 50 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 999 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 8 PM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 11 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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