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Tropical Storm BARRY


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TROPICAL STORM BARRY ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL022007
500 AM EDT SAT JUN 02 2007
 
...POORLY-ORGANIZED BARRY ACCELERATING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WEST COAST OF
FLORIDA FROM BONITA BEACH NORTHWARD TO KEATON BEACH. A TROPICAL
STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF KEATON BEACH TO ST.
MARKS.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24
HOURS. IN THIS CASE...A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL
STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA WITHIN THE NEXT
24 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 500 AM EDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BARRY WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 25.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 84.2 WEST OR ABOUT 180
MILES...290 KM...SOUTHWEST OF TAMPA FLORIDA AND ABOUT 175 MILES...
280 KM...WEST-NORTHWEST OF KEY WEST FLORIDA.
 
BARRY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 15 MPH...24 KM/HR...
AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH AN INCREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  THIS MOTION SHOULD BRING
THE CENTER OF BARRY ACROSS THE WEST COAST OF THE FLORIDA PENINSULA
LATER TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS MINIMAL THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY NEAR
THE CENTER AT THIS TIME...AND SLOW WEAKENING IS EXPECTED DURING
THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  BARRY WILL LIKELY LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS
AFTER IT MAKES LANDFALL.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...150 KM
FROM THE CENTER.  WINDS NEAR TROPICAL-STORM FORCE ARE OCCURRING
ALONG PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHERN AND EASTERN COASTS OF THE FLORIDA
PENINSULA AT THIS TIME...WITH NOAA BUOY 41009 EAST OF CAPE
CANAVERAL REPORTING GUSTS TO 40 MPH DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF UP TO 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS...ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...ARE
POSSIBLE IN THE WARNING AREA NEAR AND TO THE RIGHT OF WHERE THE
CENTER OF BARRY MAKES LANDFALL.  WIND AND WAVES ASSOCIATED WITH
BARRY ARE PRODUCING DANGEROUS RIPS CURRENTS ALONG PORTIONS OF THE
ATLANTIC COAST OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES.
 
BARRY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6
INCHES OVER THE FLORIDA KEYS AND PENINSULA INTO SOUTHEASTERN
GEORGIA...COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA...AND COASTAL NORTH CAROLINA.
ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM
AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS CENTRAL CUBA.  THESE RAINS
COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA TODAY.
 
REPEATING THE 500 AM EDT POSITION...25.9 N...84.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 15 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 800 AM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1100
AM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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