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Tropical Storm ALBERTO


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TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL012012
500 AM EDT MON MAY 21 2012
 
...COMPACT ALBERTO NOW MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...30.4N 79.7W
ABOUT 100 MI...165 KM ENE OF ST. AUGUSTINE FLORIDA
ABOUT 165 MI...270 KM S OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...SSE OR 150 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 79.7 WEST. ALBERTO IS
MOVING TOWARD THE SOUTH-SOUTHEAST NEAR 5 MPH...7 KM/H. A TURN TOWARD
THE EAST IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY...FOLLOWED BY A NORTHEASTWARD
MOTION WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.
ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER OF ALBERTO IS EXPECTED TO STAY OFFSHORE
OF THE GEORGIA AND CAROLINA COASTS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB...29.74 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
SURF...DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS...INCLUDING RIP CURRENTS...ARE
POSSIBLE ALONG THE COASTS OF NORTHEASTERN FLORIDA...GEORGIA...AND
SOUTH CAROLINA TODAY.  PLEASE SEE STATEMENTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE FOR INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR
AREA.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER CANGIALOSI
 
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