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Tropical Storm ALBERTO


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TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  16A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL012006
200 AM EDT WED JUN 14 2006
 
...HEAVY RAINS FROM ALBERTO MOVING ACROSS THE CAROLINAS...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER
SOUTH CAROLINA SOUTHWARD TO NORTH OF ALTAMAHA SOUND GEORGIA.
 
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 200 AM EDT...0600Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 32.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 82.1 WEST OR ABOUT
50 MILES...85 KM...SOUTH OF AUGUSTA GEORGIA.
 
ALBERTO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 17 MPH...28 KM/HR.
A TURN TO THE NORTHEAST WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS IN A FEW SQUALLS ALONG AND JUST OFFSHORE THE GEORGIA AND SOUTH
CAROLINA COASTS.  ALBERTO IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A DEPRESSION THIS
MORNING BEFORE LOSING TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS LATER TODAY. 
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 150 MILES...240 KM
...TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER. 
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
A STORM SURGE OF 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS IS POSSIBLE
ALONG THE SOUTH CAROLINA AND NORTH CAROLINA COASTS.
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
MAXIMUM AMOUNTS TO 8 INCHES...ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS EVENING
OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN HALF OF GEORGIA...MUCH OF NORTH AND SOUTH
CAROLINA EXCEPT FOR THE WESTERN PARTS OF THOSE STATES...AND EXTREME
SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA AND
SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA TODAY.
 
REPEATING THE 200 AM EDT POSITION...32.6 N...82.1 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 17 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 500 AM EDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN/MAINELLI
 
 
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