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TROPICAL STORM ERIN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   2A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL052013
800 AM AST THU AUG 15 2013
 
...DEPRESSION BECOMES TROPICAL STORM ERIN WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE
SOUTHERN CAPE VERDE ISLANDS...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.5N 25.6W
ABOUT 65 MI...100 KM WSW OF BRAVA IN THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
NONE
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE SOUTHERN CAPE VERDE ISLANDS OF MAIO...SANTIAGO...FOGO...AND
BRAVA
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE
NEXT 12 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
  
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT TROPICAL DEPRESSION FIVE HAS
STRENGTHENED AND IS NOW TROPICAL STORM ERIN. 

AT 800 AM AST...1200 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ERIN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 25.6 WEST. ERIN IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH...26 KM/H. THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH SOME DECREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...THE CENTER OF ERIN WILL BE MOVING AWAY FROM THE CAPE VERDE
ISLANDS LATER TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING
THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES...55 KM...
FROM THE CENTER. 
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE SOUTHERN CAPE
VERDE ISLANDS DURING THE NEXT FEW HOURS. STRONGER WINDS ARE LIKELY
IN AREAS OF HIGHER TERRAIN ON THE ISLANDS.
 
RAINFALL...ERIN IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 2
TO 4 INCHES OVER THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.
 
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FORECASTER BRENNAN
 
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