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Tropical Storm MATTHEW


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION MATTHEW ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
10 AM CDT SUN OCT 10 2004

...MATTHEW WEAKENS TO A DEPRESSION OVER SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA...

AT 10 AM CDT...1500Z...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE NORTHERN
GULF OF MEXICO COAST IS DISCONTINUED.  INTERESTS SHOULD EXERCISE
CAUTION UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS SUBSIDE.
 
AT 10 AM CDT...1500Z...THE POORLY-DEFINED CENTER OF TROPICAL
DEPRESSION MATTHEW WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 
90.8 WEST OR ABOUT   40 MILES WEST OF NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 10 MPH AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  ON
THIS TRACK...THE CENTER WILL CONTINUE MOVING OVER SOUTHEASTERN
LOUISIANA TODAY AND INTO SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI THIS EVENING AND
TONIGHT

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 35 MPH...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1001 MB...29.56 INCHES.
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
HIGHER AMOUNTS...CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF THE PATH
OF MATTHEW.

REPEATING THE 10 AM CDT POSITION...29.9 N... 90.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 35 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1001 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
THIS IS THE LAST PUBLIC ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER ON THIS SYSTEM.  FUTURE INFORMATION ON THIS SYSTEM CAN BE
FOUND IN PUBLIC ADVISORIES ISSUED BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL
PREDICTION CENTER...UNDER AWIPS HEADER TCPAT4 AND WMO HEADER WTNT34
KWNH...BEGINNING AT 4 PM CDT.
 
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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