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Tropical Storm EDOUARD


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TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   6A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL052008
700 PM CDT MON AUG 04 2008
 
...EDOUARD MOVING ERRATICALLY WESTWARD...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS
BRUSHING THE LOUISIANA COAST...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THE MOUTH OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER WESTWARD TO PORT O'CONNOR TEXAS.
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEST OF INTRACOASTAL CITY
LOUISIANA TO PORT O'CONNOR.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 700 PM CDT...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 91.6 WEST OR ABOUT 125
MILES...200 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF LAFAYETTE LOUISIANA AND ABOUT
205 MILES...330 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF GALVESTON TEXAS.
 
EDOUARD IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/HR.  A TURN TO
THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECT TO OCCUR TONIGHT...AND THE CENTER OF
EDOUARD SHOULD BE VERY NEAR THE UPPER TEXAS COAST BY MIDDAY
TOMORROW.  DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS...THERE HAS BEEN SOME ERRATIC
MOTION DUE TO REFORMATION OF THE CENTER.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  EDOUARD HAS NOT STRENGTHENED THIS EVENING.  HOWEVER...IT IS
EXPECTED TO BE VERY NEAR HURRICANE STRENGTH BY THE TIME IT REACHES
THE COASTLINE DURING THE DAY TOMORROW.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE RESERVE
HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT WAS 999 MB...29.50 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 LOUISIANA COASTAL PARISHES.  ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6
INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE
OVER SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN LOUISIANA
AND THE UPPER TEXAS COAST TONIGHT.
 
REPEATING THE 700 PM CDT POSITION...28.4 N...91.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 7 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 1000 PM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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