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TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   7A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082016
200 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...CENTER OF THE POORLY-ORGANIZED DEPRESSION JOGS WESTWARD...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM EDT...0600 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...33.8N 74.5W
ABOUT 115 MI...185 KM SE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1012 MB...29.88 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 200 AM EDT (0600 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eight
was located near latitude 33.8 North, longitude 74.5 West. The
center of the depression has jogged a little to the west during the
past few hours.  Overall, 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 later today.  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 is expected to become a tropical storm later today.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1012 mb (29.88 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 500 AM EDT.

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Forecaster Beven