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Tropical Storm TOMAS


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TROPICAL STORM TOMAS ADVISORY NUMBER  34
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL     AL212010
1100 AM EDT SAT NOV 06 2010
 
...TOMAS MOVING INTO THE OPEN ATLANTIC...ALL COASTAL WARNINGS
DISCONTINUED...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...23.1N 70.6W
ABOUT 115 MI...185 KM NNE OF GRAND TURK ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/HR
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 45 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/HR
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...991 MB...29.26 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BAHAMAS HAS DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM
WARNING FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS
ISLANDS.
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC HAS DISCONTINUED THE
TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE NORTHERN COAST OF DOMINICAN
REPUBLIC.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM TOMAS WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 70.6 WEST. TOMAS IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 16 MPH...26 KM/HR. A NORTHEASTWARD
OR NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD MOTION WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT DAY OR SO...WITH A TURN TOWARD THE EAST
EXPECTED BY MONDAY.  THE CENTER OF TOMAS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE AWAY
FROM THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS THIS MORNING.
 
REPORTS FROM A NOAA HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT INDICATE THAT MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH
HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL SLOW WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES...150 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE ESTIMATED FROM THE HURRICANE
HUNTER DATA IS 991 MB...29.26 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL...TOMAS IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS
OF 1 TO 2 INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF PUERTO RICO AND THE TURKS AND
CAICOS ISLANDS.
 
WIND...WINDS OVER THE TURKS AND CAICOS AND THE NORTHERN COAST OF THE
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SHOULD DIMINISH TODAY.
 
STORM SURGE...STORM SURGE FLOODING IN THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS
SHOULD DIMINISH TODAY.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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