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Tropical Storm HANNA


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TROPICAL STORM HANNA ADVISORY NUMBER  35...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL082008
1100 AM EDT FRI SEP 05 2008

...CORRECTED TROPICAL STORM WATCH...

...CENTER OF HANNA OFF THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA...WARNINGS AND
WATCHES EXTENDED NORTHWARD... 
 
AT 11 AM EDT...1500 UTC...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE UNITED
STATES EAST COAST IS EXTENDED NORTHWARD TO SANDY HOOK NEW
JERSEY...INCLUDING ALL OF CHESAPEAKE BAY....THE TIDAL POTOMAC...
WASHINGTON D.C...AND DELAWARE BAY.  A TROPICAL WARNING IS NOW
IN EFFECT FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GEORGIA NORTHWARD ALONG THE ATLANTIC
COAST TO SANDY HOOK NEW JERSEY...INCLUDING PAMLICO AND ALBEMARLE
SOUNDS...INCLUDING ALL OF CHESAPEAKE BAY....THE TIDAL POTOMAC...
WASHINGTON D.C...AND DELAWARE BAY.   A TROPICAL STORM WARNING
MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE
WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHWESTERN
BAHAMAS.
 
THE HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF EDISTO BEACH
SOUTH CAROLINA TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NORTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING
PAMLICO SOUND.
 
AT 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM
NORTH OF SANDY HOOK NEW JERSEY TO WATCH HILL RHODE ISLAND...
INCLUDING LONG ISLAND.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL
STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY
WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
AT 1100 AM EDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 79.2 WEST OR ABOUT 110
MILES...180 KM...EAST OF DAYTONA BEACH FLORIDA AND ABOUT 375 MILES
...600 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA.
 
HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 20 MPH...32 KM/HR.
A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY...WITH A TURN TOWARD
THE NORTHEAST AND AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED EXPECTED ON
SATURDAY.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF HANNA WILL BE NEAR
THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  ONLY SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST PRIOR TO LANDFALL...
ALTHOUGH IT IS STILL POSSIBLE FOR HANNA TO BECOME A HURRICANE. 
WEAKENING IS EXPECTED AFTER LANDFALL.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 315 MILES...510 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 980 MB...28.94 INCHES.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 4 TO 6 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS...ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...CAN BE
EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF THE PATH OF THE CENTER OF HANNA.

HANNA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES
FROM COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA...NORTHWARD THROUGH NORTH CAROLINA INTO
CENTRAL VIRGINA...MARYLAND...AND SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA. 
ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.  ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE FLORIDA
EAST COAST AND COASTAL GEORGIA.  THE POTENTIAL FOR EXTREMELY HEAVY
RAINFALL TOTALS AND FLASH FLOODING WILL BE SIGNIFICANT FOR THE
NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC STATES AND SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND AS HANNA
ADVANCES NORTHWARD ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.  RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO
8 INCHES WITH LOCALIZED HEAVIER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE THERE.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT OVER THE COASTAL AREAS OF
SOUTH AND NORTH CAROLINA.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 AM EDT POSITION...28.9 N...79.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 20 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...980 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 200 PM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 500
PM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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