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Tropical Storm OLGA


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TROPICAL STORM OLGA ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL172007
500 AM AST WED DEC 12 2007

...CENTER OF OLGA MOVING INTO HAITI...HEAVY RAIN THREAT CONTINUES...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG THE NORTHERN COAST
OF HISPANIOLA FROM CABO ENGANO IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TO LE MOLE
ST. NICHOLAS HAITI.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR
THE SOUTHERN COAST OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FROM CABO ENGANO TO
PUNTA PALENQUE.  THESE WARNINGS AND WATCHES WILL LIKELY BE
DISCONTINUED LATER TODAY.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN
BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.
 
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF EASTERN CUBA
TODAY.
 
INTERESTS IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS SHOULD MONITOR THE
PROGRESS OF OLGA.
 
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 AST...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM OLGA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 72.5 WEST OR ABOUT 45
MILES... 70 KM...NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PORT AU PRINCE HAITI AND ABOUT
130 MILES...210 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF THE EASTERN TIP OF CUBA.
 
OLGA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 18 MPH...30 KM/HR...AND THIS
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  THIS MOTION
SHOULD BRING THE CENTER OF OLGA OVER THE CARIBBEAN SEA BETWEEN
HAITI AND CUBA THIS MORNING...AND NEAR THE SOUTHERN COAST OF
EASTERN CUBA LATER TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...AND OLGA
COULD WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION LATER TODAY OR TONIGHT.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 260 MILES...415 KM
OVER WATER TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.
 
OLGA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2
INCHES OVER PUERTO RICO AND THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS...WITH ISOLATED
MAXIMUM STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES OVER PUERTO RICO. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER HISPANIOLA WITH POSSIBLE
ISOLATED MAXIMUM TOTALS OF 10 INCHES. THESE RAINS ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES IN PUERTO
RICO AND HISPANIOLA.  RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE
OVER EASTERN CUBA WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM TOTALS OF 10
INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 500 AM AST POSITION...19.2 N...72.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 18 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 800 AM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1100
AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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