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Tropical Storm ALBERTO


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TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO ADVISORY NUMBER  15
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL012006
500 PM EDT TUE JUN 13 2006

...ALBERTO MOVES INTO SOUTHERN GEORGIA...
 
AT 5 PM EDT...2100 UTC...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE GULF
COAST OF FLORIDA IS DISCONTINUED.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ATLANTIC COAST
FROM FLAGLER BEACH FLORIDA NORTHWARD TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH
CAROLINA.

GALE WARNINGS ARE ALSO IN EFFECT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE SOUTH
CAROLINA COAST NORTHWARD THROUGH PORTIONS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA
COAST.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 500 PM EDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 83.2 WEST OR VERY NEAR
VALDOSTA GEORGIA.

ALBERTO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL DIRECTION OF MOTION...WITH SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED...IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  ON THIS TRACK THE
CENTER WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE OVER GEORGIA THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT
AND MOVE INTO SOUTH CAROLINA WEDNESDAY MORNING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS...IN A FEW SQUALLS.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST...AND ALBERTO WILL
LIKELY BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION TONIGHT.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175 MILES...280 KM
TO THE NORTHEAST AND SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.

A STORM SURGE OF 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS IS POSSIBLE
ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST IN THE WARNED AREA.

STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
MAXIMUM AMOUNTS TO 8 INCHES...ARE POSSIBLE INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING
OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN HALF OF GEORGIA...MUCH OF NORTH AND SOUTH
CAROLINA EXCEPT FOR THE WESTERN PARTS OF THOSE STATES...AND INTO
EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA.  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO
4 INCHES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE OVER THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL FLORIDA
PENINSULA.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA AND
COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA TONIGHT.
 
REPEATING THE 500 PM EDT POSITION...30.7 N...83.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 800 PM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1100
PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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