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Tropical Storm HANNA


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TROPICAL STORM HANNA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  14A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL082008
200 PM AST SUN AUG 31 2008
 
...HANNA WEAKENS A BIT MORE...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN
BAHAMAS...INCLUDING THE ACKLINS...CROOKED ISLAND...THE
INAGUAS...MAYAGUANA...AND THE RAGGED ISLANDS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF THE TURKS AND
CAICOS ISLANDS.
  
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL
BAHAMAS...INCLUDING CAT ISLAND...THE EXUMAS...LONG  ISLAND...RUM
CAY...AND SAN SALVADOR.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 200 PM AST...1800Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 71.1 WEST OR ABOUT 140
MILES...230 KM...NORTH OF GRAND TURK ISLAND.
 
HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR.
HANNA IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WESTWARD TONIGHT WITH A DECREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED THEN TURN TOWARD THE SOUTHWEST ON TUESDAY.  ON THE
FORECAST TRACK...HANNA WILL GRADUALLY APPROACH THE SOUTHERN AND
CENTRAL BAHAMAS DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/HR...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING
THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205 MILES...335 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
AN AIR FORCE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT RECENTLY REPORTED A MINIMUM
CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE TURKS AND
CAICOS ISLANDS.
 
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 200 PM AST POSITION...23.5 N...71.1 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH. 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER RHOME
 
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