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Tropical Storm EARL


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TROPICAL STORM EARL ADVISORY NUMBER   5...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM AST SAT AUG 14 2004
...CORRECTED TO INCLUDE SUNDAY IN MOTION SECTION AND REPLACE CHARLEY
WITH EARL IN RAINFALL STATEMENT...

...DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS INTO FIFTH TROPICAL STORM OF THE SEASON...

AT 5 PM AST...2100Z...THE GOVERNMENT OF BARBADOS HAS ISSUED A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR BARBADOS...ST. VINCENT...AND THE
GRENADINES...THE TRINIDAD-TOBAGO METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES HAS ISSUED
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR TRINIDAD...TOBAGO...GRENADA AND ITS
DEPENDENCIES...AND THE GOVERNMENT OF ST. LUCIA HAS ISSUED A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR ST. LUCIA.  INTERESTS AROUND THE EASTERN
CARIBBEAN SEA SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.

SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT TROPICAL DEPRESSION FIVE HAS
INTENSIFIED INTO TROPICAL STORM EARL.
 
AT 5 PM AST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM EARL WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 10.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE  54.5 WEST OR ABOUT  375
MILES... 605 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF BARBADOS.

EARL IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 24 MPH
...39 KM/HR...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR
THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  ON THIS TRACK THE STORM WILL MOVE OVER PORTIONS
OF THE WINDWARD ISLANDS ON SUNDAY.  WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER THE
WINDWARD ISLANDS WILL BE DETERIORATING TONIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  40 MPH... 65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  FURTHER STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  85 MILES
...140 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.

RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE LIKELY IN ASSOCIATION WITH
EARL.

REPEATING THE 5 PM AST POSITION...10.8 N... 54.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 24 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 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 AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 11 PM AST.
 
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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