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Tropical Storm HANNA


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TROPICAL STORM HANNA ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL082008
500 AM AST SAT AUG 30 2008
 
...HANNA HEADING WESTWARD WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH...

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 500 AM AST...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS
ESTIMATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 66.3 WEST OR ABOUT
240 MILES...390 KM...NORTH OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO AND ABOUT 310
MILES ...500 KM...EAST OF GRAND TURK ISLAND.
 
HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR. A GRADUAL
TURN TO THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY FOLLOWED BY A
TURN BACK TO THE WEST ON SUNDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST TODAY BUT HANNA COULD
BE NEAR HURRICANE STRENGTH ON SUNDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM
MAINLY TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1001 MB...29.56 INCHES.

RAIN BANDS ASSOCIATED WITH HANNA COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE LEEWARD
ISLANDS.
 
REPEATING THE 500 AM AST POSITION...21.9 N...66.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1001 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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