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Tropical Storm TAMMY


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TROPICAL STORM TAMMY DISCUSSION NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 AM EDT THU OCT 06 2005
 
SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATE THAT THE CENTER OF TAMMY CONTINUES TO
MOVE INLAND OVER SOUTH-CENTRAL GEORGIA.  HOWEVER... RADAR IMAGERY
DEPICTS RAINBANDS WELL TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER ARE
STILL COMING ONSHORE ALONG PORTIONS OF THE COASTS OF GEORGIA AND
SOUTH CAROLINA.  VARIOUS SHIPS AND BUOYS CONTINUE TO REPORT
SUSTAINED WINDS AT OR NEAR TROPICAL STORM FORCE WITHIN THESE
BANDS... SO TAMMY REMAINS A 35 KT TROPICAL STORM... AND A TROPICAL
STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE GEORGIA AND
SOUTH CAROLINA COASTS.
 
TAMMY IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST WITH A
GRADUAL DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED.  THE CYCLONE SHOULD DEGENERATE
INTO A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE LATER TODAY... AND THE
CIRCULATION IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE OR BECOME ABSORBED INTO AN
APPROACHING FRONTAL ZONE WITHIN ABOUT 24 HOURS.
 
FORECASTER KNABB
 
 
FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS
 
INITIAL      06/0900Z 31.6N  83.2W    35 KT
 12HR VT     06/1800Z 32.4N  84.5W    25 KT...DISSIPATING
 24HR VT     07/0600Z...DISSIPATED
 
 
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