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Tropical Storm ANDREA


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TROPICAL STORM ANDREA ADVISORY NUMBER   4
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL012013
1100 AM EDT THU JUN 06 2013
 
...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS BEGINNING TO MOVE ONSHORE THE WEST
COAST OF FLORIDA...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...28.2N 84.3W
ABOUT 110 MI...180 KM W OF TAMPA FLORIDA
ABOUT 110 MI...180 KM SSE OF APALACHICOLA FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH...95 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 35 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
NONE
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE WEST COAST OF FLORIDA FROM BOCA GRANDE TO INDIAN PASS
* FLAGLER BEACH FLORIDA TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VIRGINIA
* PAMLICO AND ALBEMARLE SOUNDS
* LOWER CHESAPEAKE BAY SOUTH OF NEW POINT COMFORT
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY
YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ANDREA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 84.3 WEST.  ANDREA IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 15 MPH...24 KM/H.  A NORTHEASTWARD
ACCELERATION IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.  ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...THE CENTER OF ANDREA WILL REACH THE COAST OF THE BIG BEND
AREA OF FLORIDA LATER TODAY...AND THEN MOVE NORTHEASTWARD NEAR THE
EAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES THROUGH SATURDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED BEFORE THE
CENTER REACHES THE COAST LATER TODAY.  SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST
TONIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY WHILE THE CENTER OF ANDREA MOVES OVER
LAND.  ANDREA SHOULD LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS IN ABOUT 36 TO
48 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM
TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.  THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE LIKELY OCCURRING
IN A BAND OF THUNDERSTORMS THAT IS MOVING ONSHORE THE WEST COAST
OF FLORIDA.  A WIND GUST TO 48 MPH...78 KM/H WAS RECENTLY REPORTED
AT ST. PETERSBURG FLORIDA.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
STORM SURGE...THE COMBINATION OF A STORM SURGE AND THE TIDE WILL
CAUSE NORMALLY DRY AREAS NEAR THE COAST TO BE FLOODED BY RISING
WATERS. THE WATER COULD REACH THE FOLLOWING HEIGHTS ABOVE GROUND
IF THE PEAK SURGE OCCURS AT THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE...
 
TAMPA BAY NORTHWARD TO APALACHICOLA...2 TO 5 FT
FLORIDA WEST COAST SOUTH OF TAMPA BAY...1 TO 2 FT
FLAGLER BEACH NORTH TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT...1 TO 2 FT
 
THE DEEPEST WATER WILL OCCUR ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST NEAR AND TO
THE SOUTH OF THE FLORIDA LANDFALL LOCATION. SURGE-RELATED FLOODING
DEPENDS ON THE RELATIVE TIMING OF THE SURGE AND THE TIDAL CYCLE...
AND CAN VARY GREATLY OVER SHORT DISTANCES. FOR INFORMATION SPECIFIC
TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE SEE PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE.
 
RAINFALL...ANDREA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
3 TO 6 INCHES OVER MUCH OF THE FLORIDA PENINSULA...EASTERN PARTS OF
THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE...SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...AND EASTERN SOUTH
CAROLINA...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES POSSIBLE.
TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE ALSO EXPECTED OVER
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA.
 
WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY BEGINNING ALONG THE WEST
COAST OF FLORIDA. THESE CONDITIONS WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD NORTHWARD
ALONG THE UNITED STATES EAST COAST DURING THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS.
 
TORNADOES...A FEW TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA
TODAY.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...200 PM EDT.
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BERG/BEVEN
 
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