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Tropical Storm EDOUARD


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TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD ADVISORY NUMBER   8...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL052008
400 AM CDT TUE AUG 05 2008
...CORRECTED TIME OF WARNING/WATCH DISCONTINUANCE...
...EDOUARD STRENGTHENS A LITTLE MORE AS IT APPROACHES THE NORTHWEST
GULF COAST...

AT 4 AM CDT...0900 UTC...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND HURRICANE
WATCH ARE DISCONTINUED SOUTH OF SARGENT TEXAS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM GRAND ISLE LOUISIANA
WESTWARD TO SARGENT TEXAS.
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEST OF INTRACOASTAL CITY
LOUISIANA TO SARGENT TEXAS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 400 AM CDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 93.4 WEST OR ABOUT 50
MILES... 80 KM...SOUTHEAST OF PORT ARTHUR TEXAS AND ABOUT 85 MILES
...135 KM...EAST OF GALVESTON TEXAS.
 
EDOUARD IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR
...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY.   ON THE
FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF EDOUARD IS EXPECTED TO BE NEAR OR
OVER THE UPPER TEXAS OR SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA COASTS BY MIDDAY
TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE PRIOR TO LANDFALL
AND EDOUARD COULD APPROACH HURRICANE STRENGTH BY THE TIME ITS
CENTER CROSSES THE COAST.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
AN AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT REPORTED A MINIMUM CENTRAL
PRESSURE OF 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.

A STORM SURGE OF 2 TO 4 FT ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED
IN THE WARNING AREA IN AREAS OF ONSHORE WINDS.
 
EDOUARD IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5
INCHES IN SOME SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA COASTAL PARISHES AND
SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS.  ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN
LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS TODAY.

REPEATING THE 400 AM CDT POSITION...29.3 N...93.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 700 AM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1000
AM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH/ROBERTS
 
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