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Tropical Storm TAMMY


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TROPICAL STORM TAMMY ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM EDT WED OCT 05 2005
 
...TAMMY MOVING NORTHWARD OFF THE FLORIDA EAST COAST...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM COCOA BEACH FLORIDA
NORTHWARD TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA. A TROPICAL STORM
WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN
THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
GALE WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT NORTH OF THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING
AREA.  PLEASE CONSULT PRODUCTS ISSUED BY LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE FORECAST OFFICES.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 11 AM EDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM TAMMY WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.9 NORTH... LONGITUDE 80.3 WEST OR ABOUT 40
MILES NORTH-NORTHEAST OF CAPE CANAVERAL FLORIDA AND ABOUT 130 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA.
 
TAMMY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 14 MPH. A TURN TO THE
NORTH-NORTHWEST WITH SOME REDUCTION IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
LATER TODAY.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF TAMMY WILL BE
SLOWLY APPROACHING THE FLORIDA COAST LATER TODAY.  DUE TO THE ANGLE
OF APPROACH TO THE COASTLINE...THE SPECIFIC LOCATION AND TIME OF
LANDFALL OF THE CENTER ARE UNCERTAIN. A DDITIONALLY...MOST OF THE
STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAINS ARE LOCATED WELL TO THE NORTH AND EAST
OF THE CENTER OF CIRCULATION.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  40 MPH... 65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME INCREASE IN STRENGTH IS POSSIBLE LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES
...185 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
TAMMY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE 3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL OVER PORTIONS
OF NORTHERN FLORIDA...SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...EASTERN SOUTH
CAROLINA...AND SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM
AMOUNTS OF 8 TO 10 INCHES.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT OVER
NORTHEASTERN FLORIDA...SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA...AND EASTERN SOUTH
CAROLINA.
 
REPEATING THE 11 AM EDT POSITION...28.9 N... 80.3 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 14 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 2 PM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 5 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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