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Tropical Storm ALBERTO


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TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO ADVISORY NUMBER  12
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL012006
1000 PM CDT MON JUN 12 2006

...ALBERTO CONTINUES TO CHURN TOWARD THE FLORIDA BIG BEND AREA...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE GULF COAST OF FLORIDA
FROM LONGBOAT KEY TO THE OCHLOCKONEE RIVER.
 
A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  PREPARATIONS TO
PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT SOUTH OF LONGBOAT KEY TO
ENGLEWOOD... AND WEST OF THE OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO INDIAN PASS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR THE ATLANTIC COAST
FROM FLAGLER BEACH FLORIDA NORTHWARD TO THE SAVANNAH RIVER...AT THE
GEORGIA/SOUTH CAROLINA BORDER.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 1000 PM CDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 84.6 WEST OR ABOUT 95
MILES...150 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF APALACHICOLA FLORIDA AND ABOUT
105 MILES...165 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF CEDAR KEY FLORIDA.
 
ALBERTO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  WHILE SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN STRENGTH ARE POSSIBLE PRIOR TO
LANDFALL... ALBERTO STILL HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME A HURRICANE
BEFORE REACHING THE FLORIDA GULF COAST TUESDAY MORNING.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 160 MILES...260 KM
...TO THE NORTHEAST AND SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER. SURFACE
OBSERVATIONS... DOPPLER RADAR DATA... AND REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE
RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT INDICATE TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS
ARE BEGINNING TO SPREAD ONSHORE THE GULF COAST OF FLORIDA FROM
VENICE NORTHWARD TO APALACHEEE BAY.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 995 MB...29.38 INCHES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 8 TO 10 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED OVER A LARGE PORTION OF THE WARNING AREA.
TIDE LEVELS IN THE WARNING AREAS ARE ALREADY RUNNING MORE THAN 2
FEET ABOVE NORMAL.
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
MAXIMUM AMOUNTS TO 10 INCHES... ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH TUESDAY ACROSS
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN FLORIDA AND SOUTHERN AND
SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
NORTHERN FLORIDA... AND SOUTHERN GEORGIA TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.
 
REPEATING THE 1000 PM CDT POSITION...28.4 N...84.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 100 AM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 400
AM CDT.
 
FORECASTER STEWART

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