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TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082016
1100 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...DEPRESSION MOVING WEST-NORTHWEST WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN
STRENGTH...
...TROPICAL STORM WATCH ISSUED FOR A PORTION OF THE NORTH CAROLINA
COAST...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...32.2N 72.1W
ABOUT 285 MI...460 KM SE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1010 MB...29.83 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for the coast of North
Carolina from Cape Lookout to Oregon Inlet.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* The coast of North Carolina from Cape Lookout to Oregon Inlet

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.

Interests elsewhere along the Outer Banks of North Carolina should
monitor the progress of the depression.  Additional watches or
warnings may be required on Monday.

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 32.2 North, longitude 72.1 West. The
depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph
(17 km/h).  A turn toward the northwest and a decrease in forward
speed are expected on Monday, with a slow northwestward motion
forecast on Tuesday.  On the forecast track, the center of the
cyclone will pass near the North Carolina Outer Banks late Tuesday
or Tuesday night.

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 on Monday.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1010 mb (29.83 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch
area 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