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TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082016
500 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...DEPRESSION MOVING WESTWARD...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...31.8N 70.9W
ABOUT 355 MI...570 KM SE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
ABOUT 360 MI...575 KM W OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1010 MB...29.83 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Interests along the Outer Banks of North Carolina should monitor
the progress of the depression.  A tropical storm watch may be
required for part of this area tonight.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 500 PM EDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eight
was located near latitude 31.8 North, longitude 70.9 West.  A turn
toward the west-northwest is expected tonight, followed by a turn
toward the northwest and a decrease in forward speed on Monday and
a slow northwestward motion on Tuesday.  On the forecast track, the
center of the cyclone will pass offshore of the North Carolina Outer
Banks late Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is possible during the next couple of days, and
the depression could become a tropical storm on Monday.

The latest minimum central pressure reported by an Air Force
Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft was 1010 mb (29.83 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Brennan



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