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Tropical Storm MATTHEW


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TROPICAL STORM MATTHEW INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 5A...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 
7 PM CDT SAT OCT 09 2004

...CORRECTED HEADER LINE...

....POORLY ORGANIZED MATTHEW EDGES EASTWARD...

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 7 PM CDT...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM MATTHEW WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 91.3 WEST OR ABOUT 190
MILES SOUTHWEST OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

OVER THE PAST SEVERAL HOURS MATTHEW HAS BEEN MOVING TOWARD THE EAST
NEAR 9 MPH. A RETURN TO A NORTHEAST OR NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD MOTION
IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT...AND THE CENTER OF THE TROPICAL STORM IS
EXPECTED TO REACH THE COASTLINE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA SUNDAY
MORNING.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE
CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED PRIOR TO LANDFALL.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...MAINLY
TO THE EAST AND NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER.

THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY A RECONNAISSANCE
AIRCRAFT WAS WAS 998 MB...29.47 INCHES.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS...ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS WAVES...WILL CONTINUE 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 7 PM CDT POSITION...27.2 N... 91.3 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...EAST NEAR 9 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 40 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 998 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 FRANKLIN

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