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Tropical Storm MATTHEW


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TROPICAL STORM MATTHEW ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
4 AM CDT SUN OCT 10 2004

...MATHEW EXPECTED TO MOVE INLAND LATER THIS MORNING...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THE ALABAMA-FLORIDA
BORDER WESTWARD TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LOUISIANA.  A TROPICAL STORM
WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN
THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
AT 4 AM CDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MATTHEW WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE  91.1 WEST OR ABOUT 
90 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GRAND ISLE LOUISIANA
 
MATTHEW IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR  9 MPH AND A
MOSTLY NORTHWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY.  ON THIS
TRACK...MATHEW IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INLAND IN THE WARNING AREA LATER
THIS MORNING. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  40 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  LITTLE
CHANGE IS EXPECTED BEFORE LANDFALL.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES MAINLY TO
THE EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY RECONNAISSANCE
AIRCRAFT IS 1001 MB...29.56 INCHES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS...ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS WAVES...WILL CONTINUE FOR
SEVERAL MORE HOURS IN PORTIONS OF THE WARNING AREA.
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
HIGHER AMOUNTS...CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF THE PATH
OF MATTHEW.
 
REPEATING THE 4 AM CDT POSITION...28.5 N... 91.1 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR  9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1001 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 CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 10 AM CDT.
 
FORECASTER LAWRENCE
 
 
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