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Tropical Storm HANNA


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TROPICAL STORM HANNA ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL082008
1100 AM AST FRI AUG 29 2008
 
...HANNA PASSING NORTH OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS...

INTERESTS IN THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE SOUTHEASTERN
BAHAMAS SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF HANNA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 1100 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 62.7 WEST OR ABOUT 215
MILES...345 KM...NORTH OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS.
 
HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR.
A MOTION BETWEEN WEST-NORTHWEST AND NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED DURING 
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER OF HANNA IS
FORECAST TO PASS NORTH OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS TODAY...AND NORTH OF
THE VIRGIN ISLANDS AND PUERTO RICO TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GRADUAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE 
OF DAYS AND HANNA COULD BECOME A HURRICANE BY SATURDAY NIGHT OR
SUNDAY. 
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
RAIN BANDS ASSOCIATED WITH HANNA COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE LEEWARD
ISLANDS. 
 
REPEATING THE 1100 AM AST POSITION...21.3 N...62.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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