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Tropical Storm ANDREA


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TROPICAL STORM ANDREA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   6A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL012013
200 AM EDT FRI JUN 07 2013
 
...ANDREA MOVING NORTHEASTWARD A LITTLE FASTER...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 200 AM EDT...0600 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...31.3N 81.7W
ABOUT 65 MI...100 KM SSW OF SAVANNAH GEORGIA
ABOUT 145 MI...235 KM SW OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 45 DEGREES AT 19 MPH...31 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...996 MB...29.41 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
NONE
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* FLAGLER BEACH FLORIDA TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT VIRGINIA
* PAMLICO AND ALBEMARLE SOUNDS
* LOWER CHESAPEAKE BAY SOUTH OF NEW POINT COMFORT
 
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.
 
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 200 AM EDT...0600 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ANDREA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 31.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 81.7 WEST. ANDREA HAS
INCREASED ITS FORWARD SPEED AND IS NOW MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST
NEAR 19 MPH...31 KM/H. THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF ANDREA WILL CONTINUE
TO MOVE OVER SOUTHEAST GEORGIA THIS MORNING AND THEN MOVE NEAR THE
EAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES THROUGH SATURDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. THESE WINDS ARE CONFINED TO RAINBANDS PRIMARILY OVER WATER
TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST
DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS...AND ANDREA IS EXPECTED TO LOSE TROPICAL
CHARACTERISTICS LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220
KM...MAINLY OVER WATER TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 996 MB...29.41 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL...ANDREA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
3 TO 6 INCHES OVER EASTERN GEORGIA...EASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA AND
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS AROUND 8
INCHES POSSIBLE. TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE ALSO
EXPECTED ALONG THE EASTERN SEABOARD FROM EASTERN VIRGINIA TO
EASTERN MAINE. ADDITIONAL RAIN TOTALS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED
IN OUTER BANDS OVER THE SOUTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA AND THE FLORIDA
KEYS.
 
STORM SURGE...THE COMBINATION OF 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...
 
FLAGLER BEACH NORTH TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT...1 TO 2 FT
 
THE DEEPEST WATER WILL OCCUR ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST. 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.
 
WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD NORTHEASTWARD
IN THE WARNING AREA ALONG THE U.S. EAST COAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
TORNADOES...A COUPLE OF TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT OVER
COASTAL PORTIONS OF GEORGIA...SOUTH CAROLINA...AND NORTH CAROLINA.
A FEW TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE ON FRIDAY FROM EASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA
NORTHWARD TO COASTAL VIRGINIA.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 AM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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