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Hurricane IVAN


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TROPICAL STORM IVAN ADVISORY NUMBER  58...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
4 PM CDT THU SEP 16 2004

CORRECTED TO REMOVE STATEMENT ABOUT INTERMEDIATE PUBLIC ADVISORIES

...IVAN WEAKENING OVER CENTRAL ALABAMA...
...ALL COASTAL WARNINGS DISCONTINUED...
 
AT 4 PM CDT...2100Z...ALL COASTAL WARNINGS ARE DISCONTINUED.
 
AT 4 PM CDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM IVAN WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 33.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE  87.0 WEST OR ABOUT 25 MILES
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA.
 
IVAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 14 MPH.  A GRADUAL
TURN TO THE NORTHEAST AT A SLOWER FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING
THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  THIS MOTION SHOULD BRING THE CENTER OF IVAN
THROUGH NORTHEASTERN ALABAMA TONIGHT AND INTO NORTHWESTERN GEORGIA
OR SOUTHEASTERN TENNESSEE EARLY FRIDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR  60 MPH...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS AS
IVAN MOVES FARTHER INLAND.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES FROM THE
CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  980 MB...28.94 INCHES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING WILL BE DIMINISHING TODAY
 
DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS...INCLUDING RIP CURRENTS...ARE LIKELY
ELSEWHERE ALONG THE FLORIDA GULF COAST.
 
MAXIMUM RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 15 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS OVER THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS...CAN BE EXPECTED IN
ASSOCIATION WITH IVAN THROUGH SATURDAY.
 
TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS IN EASTERN ALABAMA...
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL GEORGIA...EASTERN TENNESSEE...SOUTH
CAROLINA...AND WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA.
 
REPEATING THE 4 PM CDT POSITION...33.1 N... 87.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 14 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 60 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 980 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER 
AT 10 PM CDT. 
 
FORECASTER BEVEN/STEWART
 
 
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