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Tropical Storm PALOMA


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TROPICAL STORM PALOMA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  16A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL172008
700 AM EST SUN NOV 09 2008
 
...PALOMA WEAKENING RAPIDLY...
 
AT 7 AM EST...1200 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF CUBA HAS DISCONTINUED ALL
WARNINGS ASSOCIATED WITH PALOMA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS...
INCLUDING CAT ISLAND...THE EXUMAS...LONG ISLAND...RUM CAY...SAN
SALVADOR...ACKLINS ISLAND...CROOKED ISLAND AND THE RAGGED ISLANDS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 700 AM EST...1200Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM PALOMA WAS
RELOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 77.8 WEST.  THIS
POSITION IS NEAR CAMAGUEY CUBA.
 
PALOMA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/HR. A
DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 48 HOURS.
ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF PALOMA SHOULD BE NEAR THE
NORTH COAST OF CUBA LATER TODAY AND BE APPROACHING THE CENTRAL
BAHAMAS BY MONDAY MORNING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  CONTINUED WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TODAY.  PALOMA IS FORECAST
TO DEGENERATE TO A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE BY MONDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 985 MB...29.09 INCHES.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING ALONG THE SOUTH COAST OF CUBA SHOULD DIMINISH
TODAY.
 
PALOMA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 2
INCHES OVER EASTERN CUBA.  RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 10
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS.
 
REPEATING THE 700 AM EST POSITION...21.3 N...77.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 5 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...985 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 1000 AM EST.
 
$$
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
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