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TROPICAL STORM BONNIE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   5A...CORRECTED
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL022016
800 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

CORRECTED CENTRAL PRESSURE IN SUMMARY SECTION

...BONNIE HESITATES WHILE RAIN CONTINUES ACROSS COASTAL SOUTH
CAROLINA...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM EDT...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...30.9N 79.4W
ABOUT 130 MI...205 KM SE OF BEAUFORT SOUTH CAROLINA
ABOUT 135 MI...220 KM SSE OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...STATIONARY
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 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 800 PM EDT (0000 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Bonnie was
located by an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft near
latitude 30.9 North, longitude 79.4 West. Bonnie has moved little
during the past few hours, but a northwest motion near 9 mph (15
km/h) is expected to resume this evening. A decrease in forward
speed and a turn toward the north-northwest are expected on Sunday
as the system nears the coast within the warning area. A slow
northward to northeastward motion of the center across coastal
South Carolina is expected Sunday night and Monday.

Data from the aircraft indicate that maximum sustained winds are
near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. A little strengthening is
possible tonight, with gradual weakening forecast on Sunday.

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

The latest minimum central pressure estimated by the aircraft is
1007 mb (29.74 inches).


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

RAINFALL: Bonnie is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations
of 1 to 3 inches with maximum totals of 5 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 during the
next high tide on Sunday 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 or two will be possible late tonight
and early Sunday over the immediate coastal region from central
South Carolina through southern North Carolina.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Brennan