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Tropical Storm TAMMY


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TROPICAL STORM TAMMY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   5A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 AM EDT THU OCT 06 2005
 
...TAMMY CONTINUES INLAND...WINDS BEGINNING TO DIMINISH...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND
GEORGIA NORTHWARD TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA. THE
TROPICAL STORM WARNING WILL LIKELY BE DISCONTINUED LATER THIS
MORNING. PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS ISSUED BY LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE FORECAST OFFICES CONCERNING POSSIBLE GALE WARNINGS OUTSIDE
OF THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING AREA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 8 AM EDT...1200Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM TAMMY WAS
ESTIMATED NEAR LATITUDE 31.8 NORTH... LONGITUDE 84.5 WEST.  THIS
POSITION IS INLAND NEAR ALBANY GEORGIA.  HOWEVER... MOST OF THE
STRONGEST WINDS AND HEAVY RAINS ASSOCIATED WITH TAMMY ARE WELL TO
THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER AND ARE STILL AFFECTING THE
COASTLINE IN THE WARNING AREA.
 
THE CENTER OF TAMMY IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14
MPH... AND THIS MOTION GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
TODAY... WITH A GRADUAL DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED. THE CIRCULATION
OF TAMMY IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH... WITH HIGHER GUSTS...IN A
FEW SQUALLS OVER WATER AND NEAR THE COASTLINE IN THE WARNING AREA.
WEAKENING IS FORECAST AS THE CENTER CONTINUES MOVING INLAND... AND
TAMMY WILL LIKELY BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION LATER THIS MORNING.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200 MILES TO THE
NORTHEAST FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.
 
TAMMY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE 3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL OVER PORTIONS
OF SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA... EASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA... AND
SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA... WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 8
TO 10 INCHES.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE TODAY OVER SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA AND
EASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA.
 
REPEATING THE 8 AM EDT POSITION...31.8 N... 84.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 11 AM EDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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