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Tropical Storm OLGA


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TROPICAL STORM OLGA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   4A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL172007
800 PM AST TUE DEC 11 2007
 
...HURRICANE HUNTER PLANE FINDS OLGA A LITTLE STRONGER WITH TROPICAL 
CHARACTERISTICS...
 
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 WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN
BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHERN COAST OF
THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FROM CABO ENGANO TO PUNTA PALENQUE.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
DATA FROM A HURRICANE HUNTER PLANE INDICATE THAT THE STRONGER WINDS
ARE NOW CLOSER TO THE CENTER SUGGESTING THAT OLGA HAS TRANSITIONED
TO A TROPICAL STORM. 

AT 800 PM AST...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM OLGA WAS
LOCATED INLAND OVER THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC NEAR LATITUDE 18.8
NORTH...LONGITUDE 69.5 WEST OR ABOUT 30 MILES...45 KM... NORTH-
NORTHEAST OF SANTO DOMINGO IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AND JUST SOUTH
OF BAHIA DE SAMANA.
 
OLGA IS MOVING ON A GENERAL WESTWARD TRACK NEAR 13 MPH...20
KM/HR...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE
NEXT 24 HOURS.  THE CENTER OF OLGA IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN OVER LAND
FOR MUCH OF THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
DATA FROM A RECONNAISSANCE PLANE INDICATE THAT THE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  THESE WINDS ARE CONFINED TO AN AREA JUST NORTH OF THE
CENTER. A SLOW WEAKENING IS FORECAST OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 240 MILES...390
KM...MAINLY TO THE NORTHEAST AND NORTHWEST OF THE CENTER. COPEY
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON THE NORTH COAST OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
JUST MEASURED WIND GUSTS TO 63 MPH...102 KM/HR.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1003 MB...29.62 INCHES.
 
OLGA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4
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.
 
REPEATING THE 800 PM AST POSITION...18.8 N...69.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 13 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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