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Tropical Storm ALBERTO


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TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL012012
1100 AM EDT MON MAY 21 2012
 
...ALBERTO NOW HEADED EASTWARD...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...30.4N 78.8W
ABOUT 175 MI...280 KM E OF JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA
ABOUT 180 MI...290 KM SSE OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...E OR 90 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 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 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ALBERTO WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 78.8 WEST.  ALBERTO IS
MOVING TOWARD THE EAST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/H...AND A TURN TOWARD THE
NORTHEAST WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE
NEXT 48 HOURS.  ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER OF ALBERTO IS EXPECTED
TO STAY OFFSHORE OF THE GEORGIA AND CAROLINA COASTS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME WEAKENING IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.  AN AIR
FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT IS SCHEDULED TO INVESTIGATE THE
STORM LATER TODAY.
 
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...500 PM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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