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Tropical Storm HANNA


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TROPICAL STORM HANNA ADVISORY NUMBER  11
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL082008
500 PM AST SAT AUG 30 2008

...HANNA CONTINUES SLOWLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN
BAHAMAS...INCLUDING THE ACKLINS...CROOKED ISLAND...THE
INAGUAS...MAYAGUANA...AND THE RAGGED ISLANDS...AS WELL AS FOR
THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 500 PM AST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 22.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 67.2 WEST OR ABOUT 260
MILES...415 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF GRAND TURK ISLAND.
 
HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/HR.
A WEST TO WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION WITH A GRADUAL DECREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  ON THIS
TRACK...THE CENTER OF HANNA IS FORECAST TO MOVE NEAR OR JUST
NORTHEAST OF THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS LATE SUNDAY OR MONDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME GRADUAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY
OR TWO.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 145 MILES...
230 KM...MAINLY TO THE NORTHEAST FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
LONG-PERIOD SWELLS FROM HANNA ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THE RISK
OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN
UNITED STATES COAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
REPEATING THE 500 PM AST POSITION...22.4 N...67.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 800 PM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1100
PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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