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Tropical Storm TAMMY


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TROPICAL STORM TAMMY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   2A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2 PM EDT WED OCT 05 2005
 
...TAMMY A LITTLE STRONGER AS IT PARALLELS THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA
COAST...
 
AT 2 PM EDT...1800Z...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING SOUTH OF FLAGLER
BEACH HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM FLAGLER BEACH FLORIDA NORTHWARD TO SOUTH SANTEE RIVER
SOUTH CAROLINA. 
 
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 2 PM EDT...1800Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM TAMMY WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.4 NORTH... LONGITUDE 80.8 WEST OR ABOUT 20
MILES NORTHEAST OF DAYTONA BEACH FLORIDA.
 
TAMMY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH. SOME
DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 12 TO 24
HOURS.  BECAUSE TAMMY IS CURRENTLY MOVING ON A TRACK ROUGHLY
PARALLEL TO THE COASTLINE...THE SPECIFIC LOCATION AND TIME OF
LANDFALL OF THE CENTER ARE UNCERTAIN.  ADDITIONALLY...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  45 MPH...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME ADDITIONAL INCREASE IN STRENGTH IS POSSIBLE LATER
TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175 MILES...MAINLY
TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE MEASURED BY RECONNAISSANCE
AIRCRAFT WAS 1003 MB...29.62 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 2 PM EDT POSITION...29.4 N... 80.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 45 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 5 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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