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TCPAT2

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TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   1A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL022016
800 PM EDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...DEPRESSION MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD TOWARD THE SOUTHEAST U.S.
COAST...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM EDT...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...28.8N 75.1W
ABOUT 400 MI...645 KM SE OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA
ABOUT 405 MI...655 KM ESE OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND SOUTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB...29.80 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 within 36 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 800 PM EDT (0000 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Two was
located near latitude 28.8 North, longitude 75.1 West. The
depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph (20
km/h), and this general motion is expected to continue for the next
24 hours.  A reduction in forward speed is expected by Saturday
night as the system nears the coast.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the
depression is expected to become a tropical storm later tonight or
on Saturday.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 mb (29.80 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach the
coast within the warning area by Saturday night, making outside
preparations difficult.

RAINFALL: The depression is expected to produce total rainfall
accumulations of 2 to 4 inches from the upper coast of Georgia
through eastern South Carolina and into southeastern North Carolina.

STORM SURGE: Storm surge inundation of 1 to 2 feet above ground
level is expected within the tropical storm warning area.

SURF: This system 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.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM EDT.

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Forecaster Brennan