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TROPICAL STORM BONNIE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   6A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL022016
200 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...BONNIE TURNS NORTHWARD...
...RAINBANDS AFFECTING MOST OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST AND EXTREME
EASTERN GEORGIA...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM EDT...0600 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...31.5N 79.4W
ABOUT 100 MI...165 KM SSE OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA
ABOUT 155 MI...245 KM S OF MYRTLE BEACH SOUTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 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...
* Savannah River to Little River Inlet South Carolina

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, 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 200 AM EDT (0600 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Bonnie was
estimated to be near latitude 31.5 North, longitude 79.4 West.
Bonnie is now moving toward the north near 6 mph (9 km/h), and this
general motion is expected to continue today. On the forecast
track, the center of Bonnie is expected to move near the coast in
the warning area later today. A slow northeastward motion near the
central and northern coast of South Carolina is expected by tonight
and on Monday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some weakening is expected to begin later today.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km),
mainly to the northwest of the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL: Bonnie is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations
of 2 to 4 inches with maximum amounts around 6 inches from central
and eastern South Carolina to the Georgia border. Rainfall
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches are expected across southeastern
North Carolina.

WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach the
coast within the warning area later this morning.

STORM SURGE: Storm surge inundation of 1 to 2 feet above ground
level is possible within the tropical storm warning area during the
next high tide this morning.

SURF: Bonnie is expected to produce life-threatening surf and rip
current conditions along portions of the southeastern United States
coast through the weekend. Please consult products from your local
weather office.

TORNADOES: An isolated tornado will be possible through early this
morning over the immediate South Carolina coastal region.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Stewart/Berg