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Tropical Storm EDOUARD


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TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL052008
1000 AM CDT TUE AUG 05 2008
 
...EDOUARD BEGINNING TO WEAKEN AS IT MOVES INLAND...

AT 10 AM CDT...1500 UTC...THE HURRICANE WATCH FROM WEST OF
INTRACOASTAL CITY LOUISIANA TO SARGENT TEXAS IS DISCONTINUED.
 
AT 10 AM CDT...TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS EAST OF CAMERON LOUISIANA AND
WEST OF SAN LUIS PASS ARE DISCONTINUED.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING
REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM CAMERON LOUISIANA WESTWARD TO SAN LUIS PASS
TEXAS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 1000 AM CDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 94.6 WEST OR ABOUT 40
MILES... 65 KM...WEST OF PORT ARTHUR TEXAS AND ABOUT 45 MILES... 70
KM...NORTH-NORTHEAST OF GALVESTON TEXAS.
 
EDOUARD IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH...24 KM/HR. 
A CONTINUED WEST-NORTHWEST MOTION WITH SOME REDUCTION IN FORWARD
SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT DAY OR TWO...TAKING EDOUARD ACROSS
CENTRAL TEXAS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST AS EDOUARD CONTINUES MOVING
FARTHER INLAND.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.  A NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE PLATFORM AT NORTH
JETTY...NEAR THE ENTRANCE TO THE GALVESTON BAY...RECENTLY REPORTED
SUSTAINED WINDS OF 46 MPH AND A PEAK GUST OF 59 MPH.  A NOAA C-MAN
STATION SRST2 NEAR SABINE PASS RECENTLY REPORTED SUSTAINED WINDS OF
54 MPH...WITH A GUST TO 61 MPH.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THIS AFTERNOON.
 
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 1000 AM CDT POSITION...29.9 N...94.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 100 PM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 400
PM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER FRANKLIN/RHOME
 
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