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TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   9A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082016
200 PM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...DEPRESSION HAS NOT STRENGTHENED...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM EDT...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...34.2N 75.3W
ABOUT 70 MI...115 KM S OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...STATIONARY
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 12
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 200 PM EDT (1800 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eight
was located near latitude 34.2 North, longitude 75.3 West.  The
depression is nearly stationary at this time.  A slow motion 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
evening.

Maximum sustained winds remain 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 by tonight.

The estimated minimum central pressure 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 or evening.

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 PM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Blake