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Tropical Storm HANNA


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TROPICAL STORM HANNA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  16A...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL082008
200 AM AST MON SEP 01 2008

CORRECTED FOR SPELLING OF MAYAGUANA
 
...HANNA DRIFTING SLOWLY WESTWARD...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS...AND 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 200 AM AST...0600Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 72.2 WEST OR ABOUT 100
MILES NORTHEAST OF MAYAGUANA ISLAND IN THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS AND
ABOUT 125 MILES...200 KM...NORTH OF THE CAICOS ISLANDS.
 
HANNA HAS BEEN DRIFTING SLOWLY WESTWARD NEAR 2 MPH...AND A CONTINUED
SLOW FORWARD MOTION BETWEEN WEST AND WEST-SOUTHWEST IS EXPECTED
DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF
HANNA WILL MOVE NEAR OR OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS DURING THE
NEXT DAY OR TWO.
 
A NOAA BUOY EAST OF THE CENTER INDICATES MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS
REMAIN NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME
FLUCTUATIONS IN STRENGTH ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE TURKS AND
CAICOS ISLANDS.
 
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 AM AST POSITION...23.7 N...72.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 2 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 500 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
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