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Tropical Storm CHANTAL


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TROPICAL STORM CHANTAL INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  11A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL032013
200 PM EDT WED JUL 10 2013

...SEARCHING FOR CHANTAL... 
...AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTERS WORKING HARD TO FIND A CENTER...   
 
SUMMARY OF 200 PM EDT...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.5N 73.0W
ABOUT 270 MI...430 KM ESE OF KINGSTON JAMAICA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 29 MPH...46 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1011 MB...29.85 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC HAS DISCONTINUED THE
TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* ENTIRE COAST OF HAITI
* TURKS AND CAICOS
* SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* CENTRAL BAHAMAS
* JAMAICA

ALL TROPICAL STORM WATCHES AND WARNINGS COULD BE DISCONTINUED LATER
TODAY IF CHANTAL DEGENERATES INTO A TROPICAL WAVE.
 
INTERESTS IN EASTERN CUBA AND THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS SHOULD
MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF CHANTAL.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
  
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 200 PM EDT...1800 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CHANTAL WAS
ESTIMATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 73.0 WEST. CHANTAL IS
RACING WESTWARD NEAR 29 MPH...46 KM/H. IF CHANTAL REMAINS A TROPICAL
CYCLONE...A TURN TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST AND NORTHWEST WITH A
GRADUAL DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 48
HOURS.  A MORE WESTWARD TRACK IS LIKELY IF CHANTAL DEGENERATES INTO
A WAVE.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. THESE WINDS ARE CONFINED TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE
CENTER. DATA FROM A RECONNAISSANCE PLANE CURRENTLY INVESTIGATING
CHANTAL SUGGEST THAT THE CYCLONE IS DEGENERATING INTO A TROPICAL
WAVE. 
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1011 MB...29.85 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT HAITI
TODAY...EVEN IF CHANTAL LOSES ITS STATUS AS A TROPICAL CYCLONE. THE
LIKELIHOOD OF TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS IN THE BAHAMAS AND THE
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS IS DECREASING.
 
STORM SURGE...LOCALIZED COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN AREAS OF
ONSHORE FLOW ALONG PORTIONS OF THE SOUTH COAST OF HISPANIOLA. 
 
RAINFALL...CHANTAL IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS
2 TO 4 INCHES OVER HISPANIOLA...CENTRAL AND EASTERN CUBA...AND THE
SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS.  ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF HISPANIOLA.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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