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TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   8A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082016
800 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...DEPRESSION TURNS NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM EDT...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...34.1N 75.1W
ABOUT 85 MI...135 KM SSE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 345 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...8 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 today.

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 AM EDT (1200 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eight
was located near latitude 34.1 North, longitude 75.1 West. The
depression is moving toward the north-northwest near 5 mph (8 km/h).
A turn toward the north is expected later today, and a turn toward
the northeast is forecast on Wednesday.  On the forecast track, the
center of the depression will be near the Outer Banks of North
Carolina this afternoon or this evening.

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 could become a tropical storm later today.

The minimum central pressure from Air Force Reserve Hurricane
Hunter aircraft data 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 this 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 complete advisory at 1100 AM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Blake