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Tropical Storm ODETTE


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TROPICAL STORM ODETTE ADVISORY NUMBER  12
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
4 AM EST SUN DEC 07 2003
 
...ODETTE MOVING ACROSS THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC...

AT 4 AM EST...0900 UTC...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR HAITI HAS
BEEN DISCONTINUED.
 
AT 4 AM EST...THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BAHAMAS HAS DISCONTINUED THE
TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND
CAICOS ISLANDS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE DOMINICAN
REPUBLIC FROM ISLA SAONA WESTWARD.  THIS WARNING WILL LIKELY BE
DISCONTINUED LATER THIS MORNING.
 
AT 4 AM EST...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ODETTE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.4 NORTH... LONGITUDE 70.2 WEST OR NEAR
SANTIAGO IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.
 
ODETTE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 14 MPH ...22 KM/HR. AN
INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. THE
CENTER OF ODETTE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OFFSHORE INTO THE ATLANTIC
OCEAN DURING THE NEXT FEW HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  45 MPH... 75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175 MILES
...280 KM...MAINLY SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  999 MB...29.50 INCHES.
 
ADDITONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED OVER
PORTIONS OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. THESE RAINS MAY CAUSE
LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING ALONG THE SOUTH COAST OF THE DOMINICAN
REPUBLIC SHOULD BE SUBSIDING THIS MORNING.

REPEATING THE 4 AM EST POSITION...19.4 N... 70.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 14 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 45 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 7 AM EST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 10 AM EST.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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