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TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT ADVISORY NUMBER   7
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082016
1100 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

...DEPRESSION MOVING SLOWLY NORTHWESTWARD TOWARD THE COAST OF
NORTH CAROLINA...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...33.8N 74.1W
ABOUT 125 MI...200 KM SE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1011 MB...29.86 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...
* The coast of North Carolina from Cape Lookout to Oregon Inlet
* Pamlico Sound

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within 24
hours.

Interests elsewhere along the Outer Banks of North Carolina should
monitor the progress of the depression.  Additional watches or
warnings may be required later tonight or Tuesday morning.

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 1100 PM EDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eight
was located near latitude 33.8 North, longitude 74.1 West. The
depression is moving toward the northwest near 5 mph (7 km/h). This
general motion with a slower forward speed is expected tonight, with
a gradual turn toward the north forecast on Tuesday.  On the
forecast track, the center of the depression will be near the Outer
Banks of North Carolina late Tuesday.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1011 mb (29.86 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are expected within the warning
area, beginning by Tuesday afternoon.

RAINFALL:  The depression is expected to produce total rain
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 5
inches over far eastern North Carolina, including the Outer Banks.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next intermediate advisory at 200 AM EDT.
Next complete advisory at 500 AM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Beven