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Tropical Storm ALBERTO


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TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  15A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL012006
800 PM EDT TUE JUN 13 2006
 
...ALBERTO MOVING ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...

AT 8 PM EDT...0000 UTC...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN
DISCONTINUED FROM FLAGLER BEACH FLORIDA NORTHWARD TO ALTAMAHA 
SOUND GEORGIA.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ATLANTIC COAST
FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA SOUTHWARD TO NORTH OF
ALTAMAHA SOUND.
 
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 800 PM EDT...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 31.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 82.8 WEST OR ABOUT 
25 MILES...35 KM...SOUTHWEST OF ALMA GEORGIA.
 
ALBERTO IS MOVING A LITTLE FASTER TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 14
MPH...22 KM/HR. THIS GENERAL DIRECTION OF MOTION...WITH A GRADUAL
INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED...IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 
ON THIS TRACK THE CENTER WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE OVER SOUTHEASTERN
GEORGIA TONIGHT...AND ACROSS SOUTHERN 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 OR EARLY WEDNESDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175 MILES...280 KM
TO THE NORTHEAST AND SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER OVER THE ATLANTIC
WATERS.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1001 MB...29.56 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 800 PM EDT POSITION...31.3 N...82.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 14 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1001 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER 
AT 1100 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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