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Tropical Storm FRED Public Advisory


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WTNT31 KNHC 010848
TCPAT1

BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM FRED ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL062015
500 AM AST TUE SEP 01 2015

...FRED CONTINUING TO MOVE FARTHER AWAY FROM THE NORTHWESTERN CAPE
VERDE ISLANDS...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...18.0N 26.1W
ABOUT 195 MI...315 KM NW OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH...100 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 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...
* Sao Vicente, Sao Nicolau, Santo Antao, and Santa Luzia in the
Cape Verde Islands

The tropical storm warning will likely be discontinued by this
afternoon.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Fred was
located near latitude 18.0 North, longitude 26.1 West. Fred is
moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h). A motion
toward the west-northwest or northwest is expected during the next
couple of days. On the forecast track, the center of Fred will
continue to move away from the northwestern Cape Verde Islands
today.

Maximum sustained winds are near 65 mph (100 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Gradual weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 997 mb (29.44 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND: Tropical storm conditions will continue affect portions of the
northwestern Cape Verde Islands within the warning area for the next
few hours. Wind speeds atop and on the windward sides of hills and
mountains are often up to 30 percent stronger than indicated in this
advisory, and in some elevated locations can be even greater.
Tropical storm conditions are expected to subside by this afternoon
as Fred moves farther away from the Cape Verde Islands.

STORM SURGE: High seas and rough surf conditions will gradually
subside today as Fred moves farther away from the Cape Verde
Islands.

RAINFALL:  Rainfall will be diminishing across the northwestern Cape
Verde Islands this morning as Fred continues to move away from the
Cape Verde Islands.


NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
Next intermediate advisory at 800 AM AST.
Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Stewart



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