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Tropical Storm ALBERTO


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TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO ADVISORY NUMBER  14
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL012006
1100 AM EDT TUE JUN 13 2006

...ALBERTO ABOUT TO MAKE LANDFALL...

AT 11 AM EDT...1500 UTC...THE HURRICANE WARNING IS CHANGED TO A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE GULF COAST OF FLORIDA FROM BAYPORT
NORTHWARD AND WESTWARD TO THE OCHLOCKONEE RIVER.  ALL WARNINGS
SOUTH OF BAYPORT ARE DISCONTINUED.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE GULF COAST OF
FLORIDA FROM BAYPORT TO INDIAN PASS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST
FROM FLAGLER BEACH FLORIDA TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 1100 AM EDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 83.8 WEST OR ABOUT 50
MILES... 80 KM...SOUTHEAST OF TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA.  THIS POSITION IS
JUST OFFSHORE OF KEATON BEACH FLORIDA.
 
ALBERTO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 9 MPH...15 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY.  ON THIS TRACK
THE CENTER WILL BE MOVING OVER NORTHERN FLORIDA AND INTO SOUTHERN
GEORGIA LATER TODAY AND THIS EVENING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  WEAKENING WILL OCCUR AS THE CENTER MOVES OVER LAND TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM
FROM THE CENTER...MAINLY OVER WATER.
 
AN AIR FORCE RESERVE UNIT HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT RECENTLY
REPORTED A MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 996 MB...29.41 INCHES.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 5 TO 7 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED MAINLY TO THE EAST AND SOUTH OF WHERE THE
CENTER MAKES LANDFALL.  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
MAXIMUM AMOUNTS TO 10 INCHES...ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY
MORNING OVER ALL OF GEORGIA EXCEPT FOR THE NORTHWEST PART OF THE
STATE...OVER MUCH OF SOUTH CAROLINA EXCEPT FOR THE EXTREME WESTERN
PORTION OF THE STATE....AND INTO PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN NORTH
CAROLINA.  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE OVER CENTRAL AND NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA
PENINSULA AND THE EASTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHEASTERN
FLORIDA...SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...AND COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
TODAY.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 AM EDT POSITION...29.8 N...83.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...996 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 200 PM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 500
PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER PASCH
 
 
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