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Tropical Storm Harvey Advisory Number   8
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL092017
500 AM AST Sat Aug 19 2017

...HEAVY RAINFALL THREAT TODAY IN THE ABC ISLANDS FROM HARVEY...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.8N 65.9W
ABOUT 280 MI...450 KM SSW OF ST. CROIX
ABOUT 235 MI...375 KM ENE OF CURACAO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 21 MPH...33 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES


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

Interests in the Caribbean Sea and the adjacent land areas of
eastern Central America and northern South America should monitor
the progress of Harvey.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM AST (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Harvey was
located near latitude 13.8 North, longitude 65.9 West. Harvey is
moving toward the west near 21 mph (33 km/h), and this general
motion is expected for the next couple of days. On the forecast
track, the center of Harvey will move across the eastern and central
Caribbean Sea over the weekend.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher
gusts. Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km),
primarily to the north of the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL:  Locally heavy rain could occur today over Aruba, Bonaire,
Curacao and the offshore islands of northern Venezuela.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM AST.

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Forecaster Blake