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Tropical Depression THREE


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION THREE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   2A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL032008
800 AM EDT SAT JUL 19 2008
 
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS A LITTLE....
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER
SOUTH CAROLINA TO THE NORTH CAROLINA/VIRGINIA BORDER...INCLUDING
PAMLICO SOUND. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF EDISTO BEACH
SOUTH CAROLINA TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS
THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH
AREA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 800 AM EDT...1200Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION THREE WAS
ESTIMATED NEAR LATITUDE 32.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 79.1 WEST OR ABOUT
65 MILES...105 KM...SOUTHEAST OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA AND
ABOUT 285 MILES...455 KM...SOUTHWEST OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH
CAROLINA.
 
THE DEPRESSION HAS BEEN MOVING ERRATICALLY DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS
BUT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 5 MPH OVER THE
NEXT TWO DAYS...KEEPING THE CENTER OF THE DEPRESSION VERY CLOSE TO
THE COASTS OF SOUTH AND NORTH CAROLINA.
 
RADAR DATA FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICES IN CHARLESTON
AND WILMINGTON INDICATE THAT MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED
TO NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING
IS POSSIBLE AND THE DEPRESSION COULD BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER
TODAY.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB...29.74 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2-4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE IMMEDIATE
COASTAL SECTIONS OF THE CAROLINAS.
 
REPEATING THE 800 AM EDT POSITION...32.3 N...79.1 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 5 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 AM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE/KNABB
 
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