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TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   4A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082016
800 AM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

...HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FINDS THAT THE DEPRESSION REMAINS
WEAK...


SUMMARY OF 800 AM EDT...1200 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...32.9N 73.2W
ABOUT 210 MI...340 KM SE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 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 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 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 32.9 North, longitude 73.2 West.  The
depression is moving toward the northwest near 9 mph (15 km/h).
This general motion with a slower forward speed is expected later
today, with a turn toward the north forecast on Tuesday or Tuesday
night.  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 by tonight.

The minimum central pressure reported by the Air Force Reserve
Hurricane Hunter is 1011 mb (29.86 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 complete advisory at 1100 AM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Blake



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