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WTNT32 KNHC 301435
TCPAT2

BULLETIN
POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE BONNIE ADVISORY NUMBER 12
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL022016
1100 AM EDT MON MAY 30 2016


...BONNIE BECOMES A POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE...
...POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES OVER THE CAROLINAS...



SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...33.4N 79.8W ABOUT 45 MI...70 KM NNE OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA ABOUT 55 MI...90 KM WSW OF MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH CAROLINA MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH...45 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...ENE OR 65 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1012 MB...29.89 INCHES



WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

For 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
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At 1100 AM EDT (1500 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Bonnie was located near latitude 33.4 North, longitude 79.8 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the east-northeast near 2 mph (4 km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue for the next day or so, with some increase in forward speed by Wednesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 30 mph (45 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1012 mb (29.89 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL: Bonnie is expected to produce additional rainfall accumulations of 1 to 3 inches across eastern South Carolina, eastern North Carolina, and southeast Virginia, with isolated maximum amounts near 5 inches. Farther north, the moisture from Bonnie will produce additional rainfall accumulations of up to 2 inches across eastern portions of the mid-Atlantic region into southern New England through Wednesday.

Total rainfall of more than 8 inches has already occurred over large portions of south-central South Carolina.



NEXT ADVISORY
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This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center on this system. Future information on Bonnie can be found in Public Advisories issued by the Weather Prediction Center beginning at 5 PM EDT, under AWIPS header TCPAT2, WMO header WTNT32 KWNH, and on the web at http://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov.

$$ Forecaster Kimberlain

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