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Tropical Storm CLAUDETTE


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TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL042009
400 AM CDT MON AUG 17 2009

...CLAUDETTE WEAKENS AS IT MOVES FARTHER INLAND...
 
AT 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN
DISCONTINUED EAST OF INDIAN PASS FLORIDA AND WEST OF DESTIN
FLORIDA.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM DESTIN
EASTWARD TO INDIAN PASS.  THIS WARNING WILL LIKELY BE DISCONTINUED
LATER THIS MORNING.
  
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA IN THE UNITED
STATES...INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE
MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
FORECAST OFFICE. 
 
AT 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CLAUDETTE
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 87.0 WEST OR ABOUT
15 MILES...25 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF BREWTON ALABAMA AND ABOUT 40
MILES...65 KM...NORTHWEST OF FORT WALTON BEACH FLORIDA.
 
CLAUDETTE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR.  A
TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY.  ON THIS
TRACK...THE CENTER OF CLAUDETTE WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHERN ALABAMA THIS
MORNING...AND THEN INTO NORTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI TONIGHT. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.   WEAKENING IS EXPECTED AS THE SYSTEM MOVES OVER LAND...AND
CLAUDETTE IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION LATER THIS
MORNING.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...150
KM...MAINLY OVER WATER TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM
AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE...
THE BIG BEND REGION OF FLORIDA...AND SOUTHERN TO CENTRAL ALABAMA.
 
STORM TIDES OF 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL ALONG PORTIONS OF THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND THE BIG BEND REGION OF FLORIDA ARE EXPECTED
TO GRADUALLY SUBSIDE THIS MORNING.
 
...SUMMARY OF 400 AM CDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...30.9N 87.0W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NORTHWEST OR 320 DEGREES AT 12 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 700 AM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1000
AM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN
 
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