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Hurricane KATRINA


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TROPICAL STORM KATRINA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  10A...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1 AM EDT FRI AUG 26 2005

...CORRECTED TO REMOVE REFERENCE TO HURRICANE STATUS IN LOCATION AND
TO DISCONTINUE WARNING FOR LAKE OKEECHOBEE...
 
...KATRINA WEAKENS SLIGHTLY WHILE PASSING OVER MAINLAND MONROE
COUNTY FLORIDA...EXPECTED TO RESTRENGTHEN SOON OVER THE GULF OF
MEXICO...
...CHANGES TO WARNINGS ALONG FLORIDA EAST COAST...

AT 1 AM EDT...0500Z...THE HURRICANE WARNINGS FROM BOCA RATON
NORTHWARD TO JUPITER INLET...AND FOR LAKE OKEECHOBEE...HAVE BEEN
DISCONTINUED...AND THE HURRICANE WARNING HAS BEEN CHANGED TO A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING FROM DEERFIELD BEACH FLORIDA TO FLORIDA
CITY.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR ALL THE FLORIDA KEYS
AND FLORIDA BAY FROM DRY TORTUGAS NORTHWARD...ALONG THE EAST COAST
OF FLORIDA FROM FLORIDA CITY NORTHWARD TO DEERFIELD BEACH...AND
ALONG THE GULF COAST OF FLORIDA FROM LONGBOAT KEY SOUTH AND
EASTWARD TO SOUTH OF FLORIDA CITY.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA
WEST COAST FROM NORTH OF LONGBOAT KEY TO ANCLOTE KEY.  A TROPICAL
STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 1 AM EDT...0500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KATRINA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 25.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 81.1 WEST OR ABOUT 40
MILES SOUTHEAST OF MARCO ISLAND FLORIDA...AND ABOUT 60 MILES
NORTHEAST OF KEY WEST FLORIDA.

KATRINA IS MOVING TOWARD THE SOUTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH AND THIS MOTION IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  GRADUAL
RE-STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED ONCE KATRINA EMERGES OVER THE GULF OF
MEXICO LATER THIS MORNING.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES FROM THE
CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  990 MB...29.23 INCHES.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS...
CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG THE WEST COAST OF FLORIDA IN AREAS OF ONSHORE
FLOW SOUTH OF VENICE AND IN FLORIDA BAY. STORM SURGE SHOULD
GRADUALLY DECREASE THIS MORNING ALONG THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA.
 
KATRINA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE A SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL EVENT
OVER SOUTH FLORIDA...AND THE FLORIDA KEYS. TOTAL RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15
TO 20 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER EASTERN FLORIDA AND THE FLORIDA
KEYS.
 
REPEATING THE 1 AM EDT POSITION...25.4 N... 81.1 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...SOUTHWEST NEAR  8 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 70 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 990 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 3 AM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 5 AM
EDT.
 
FORECASTER KNABB
 
 
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