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Tropical Storm CINDY


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TROPICAL STORM CINDY ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
10 PM CDT TUE JUL 05 2005

...CINDY JUST BELOW HURRICANE STRENGTH AS IT GETS READY TO MOVE
ONSHORE THE SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA COAST...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM MORGAN CITY LOUISIANA
EASTWARD TO DESTIN FLORIDA...AND A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN
EFFECT EAST OF DESTIN TO INDIAN PASS FLORIDA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 10 PM CDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CINDY WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.0 NORTH... LONGITUDE 90.1 WEST OR ABOUT 
20 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF GRAND ISLE LOUISIANA AND ABOUT 70 MILES
SOUTH OF NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA.
 
CINDY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 13 MPH...AND A
GRADUAL TURN TO THE NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 12 TO 
24 HOURS.  ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER WILL MOVE ONSHORE THE
SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA COAST NEAR GRAND ISLE AROUND MIDNIGHT.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  70 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SLOW
WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...AFTER LANDFALL
OCCURS. REPORTS FROM OIL PLATFORMS AND COASTAL OBSERVING STATIONS
AT 150 FT ABOVE THE SURFACE HAVE INDICATED WINDS IN EXCESS OF 70
MPH HAVE BEEN OCCURRING DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES FROM THE
CENTER.
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE RECENTLY REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE
RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT WAS  997 MB...29.44 INCHES.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 4 TO 6 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS IS
POSSIBLE NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF WHERE THE CENTER CROSSES THE
COAST.
 
TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER 
THE CENTRAL GULF COAST AND PARTS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S....WITH
ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS TO 10 INCHES.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN
LOUISIANA...SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...SOUTHERN ALABAMA...AND THE
WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
 
REPEATING THE 10 PM CDT POSITION...29.0 N... 90.1 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 13 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 70 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 997 MB.
 
INTERMEDIATE ADVISORIES WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT MIDNIGHT CDT AND 2 AM CDT FOLLOWED
BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 4 AM CDT.
 
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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