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Tropical Storm ALBERTO


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TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   8A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL012006
100 AM CDT MON JUN 12 2006
 
...ALBERTO REMAINS DISORGANIZED OVER THE CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE WEST COAST OF FLORIDA
FROM NORTH OF BONITA BEACH TO STEINHATCHEE.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 100 AM CDT...0600Z...THE CENTER OF THE BROAD CIRCULATION OF
TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO WAS ESTIMATED NEAR LATITUDE 25.4
NORTH...LONGITUDE 87.7 WEST OR ABOUT 340 MILES...550 KM...
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF APALACHICOLA FLORIDA AND ABOUT 385 MILES...
620 KM...SOUTHWEST OF CEDAR KEY FLORIDA.
 
ALBERTO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 6 MPH...10
KM/HR ...AND A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED DURING THE
NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE CONFINED TO THE EASTERN SEMICIRCLE OF
ALBERTO AND EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 230 MILES...370 KM...FROM THE
CENTER.
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE RECENTLY REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE
RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT WAS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.
 
ALBERTO IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO
20 INCHES OVER THE WESTERN HALF OF CUBA...WITH ISOLATED TOTALS OF
30 INCHES OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. THESE RAINS COULD PRODUCE
LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES. RAINFALL IS EXPECTED
TO BEGIN TO DIMINISH ACROSS WESTERN CUBA TONIGHT. RAINFALL TOTALS
OF 5 TO 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA THROUGH
TUESDAY... WITH 3 TO 5 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE FLORIDA KEYS.
 
TIDE LEVELS ARE ALREADY RUNNING MORE THAN A FOOT ABOVE NORMAL
ALONG THE WEST COAST OF FLORIDA FROM THE TAMPA BAY AREA NORTHWARD TO
APALACHICOLA. COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING UP TO 5 FEET ABOVE
NORMAL TIDE LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG THE FLORIDA COAST WITHIN
AND POSSIBLY TO THE NORTH OF THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH AREA.
 
REPEATING THE 100 AM CDT POSITION...25.4 N...87.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 6 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
400 AM CDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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