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TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL022016
500 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...DEPRESSION RIGHT ON TRACK BUT HAS NOT STRENGTHENED...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...29.9N 77.0W
ABOUT 265 MI...430 KM SE OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA
ABOUT 280 MI...455 KM SSE OF CAPE FEAR NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 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, in this case within
24 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 500 AM EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Two was
estimated near latitude 29.9 North, longitude 77.0 West. The
depression is moving toward the northwest near 14 mph (22 km/h). A
decrease in forward speed is expected today and Sunday as the system
nears the coast within the warning area.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher
gusts. Some slight strengthening is possible, and the depression
could become a tropical storm before it reaches the coast.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 mb (29.80 inches).
An Air Force Hurricane Hunter plane will investigate the depression
this morning.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach the
coast within the warning area later tonight or early Sunday.

RAINFALL: The depression is expected to produce total rainfall
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches from eastern South Carolina through
southeastern North Carolina.

STORM SURGE: Storm surge inundation of 1 to 2 feet above ground
level is possible 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 intermediate advisory at 800 AM EDT.
Next complete advisory at 1100 AM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Avila


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