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Tropical Storm FAY


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TROPICAL STORM FAY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  33A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL062008
700 PM CDT SAT AUG 23 2008
 
...FAY WEAKENING OVER LAND BUT STILL DUMPING HEAVY RAINS...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHEASTERN GULF
COAST FROM SUWANNEE RIVER FLORIDA WESTWARD TO THE ALABAMA-
MISSISSIPPI BORDER.
 
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...0000 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FAY WAS
LOCATED INLAND OVER THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE NEAR LATITUDE
30.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 86.7 WEST OR ABOUT 35 MILES...55 KM...
NORTHEAST OF PENSACOLA FLORIDA.
 
FAY IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/HR.  THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO. 
ON THE FORECAST TRACK...FAY WILL BE MOVING OVER SOUTHERN ALABAMA
AND MISSISSIPPI ON SUNDAY.  LITTLE FORWARD MOTION IS FORECAST ON
MONDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS...AND FAY IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION BY
TOMORROW.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...150 KM...
OVER WATER TO THE SOUTH OF THE THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 999 MB...29.50 INCHES.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS
POSSIBLE IN THE WARNING AREA IN AREAS OF ONSHORE WINDS.
 
FAY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12
INCHES OVER THE NEXT TWO DAYS ACROSS THE WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE
NORTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA...THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE...SOUTHWESTERN
GEORGIA...THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL PORTIONS OF BOTH MISSISSIPPI
AND ALABAMA...AND EASTERN LOUISIANA...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS
OF 20 INCHES POSSIBLE.  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO
3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE FLORIDA PENINSULA
AND SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT IN PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN FLORIDA...SOUTHERN GEORGIA...AND SOUTHERN ALABAMA.
 
REPEATING THE 700 PM CDT POSITION...30.7 N...86.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...999 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1000 PM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER KNABB
 
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