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Tropical Storm CHRIS


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TROPICAL STORM CHRIS INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   6A...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL032006
200 AM AST WED AUG 02 2006

CORRECTED TIMING OF PASSAGE THROUGH NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
 
...CHRIS BRUSHING THE NORTHERNMOST LEEWARD ISLANDS...
...SOME TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS DISCONTINUED...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ISLANDS OF
ANTIGUA...BARBUDA...ANGUILLA...ST. KITTS...NEVIS...ST.
BARTHELEMY...ST. MARTIN...AND ST. MAARTEN.  A TROPICAL STORM
WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN
THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS. TROPICAL STORM
WARNINGS WILL LIKELY BE DISCONTINUED LATER THIS MORNING FOR SOME 
OF THESE ISLANDS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PUERTO RICO AND THE
U.S. AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS.

AT 2 AM AST...0600 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF THE NETHERLANDS 
ANTILLES HAS DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR SABA AND
ST. EUSTATIUS.
 
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 AST...0600Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CHRIS WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 62.2 WEST OR ABOUT 
65 MILES... 110 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF ST. MAARTEN IN THE NORTHERN
LEEWARD ISLANDS.
 
CHRIS IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/HR...
AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.  ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER OF CHRIS WILL MOVE NEAR OR OVER
THE NORTHERNMOST LEEWARD ISLANDS LATER THIS MORNING...AND POSSIBLY
AFFECT THE VIRGIN ISLANDS THIS AFTERNOON OR EVENING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...
AND CHRIS COULD BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 40 MILES...65 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE RECENTLY REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE
RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT WAS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 200 AM AST POSITION...18.5 N...62.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB.
 
CHRIS IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5
INCHES OVER THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS...THE U.S. VIRGIN
ISLANDS...AND PORTIONS OF PUERTO RICO...WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED
MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 8 INCHES THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER 
AT 500 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
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