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Tropical Storm OLGA


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TROPICAL STORM OLGA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   6A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL172007
800 AM AST WED DEC 12 2007
 
...OLGA WEAKENING AS THE CENTER REACHES THE WINDWARD PASSAGE...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG THE NORTHERN COAST
OF HISPANIOLA FROM CABO ENGANO IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TO LE MOLE
ST. NICHOLAS HAITI.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR
THE SOUTHERN COAST OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FROM CABO ENGANO TO
PUNTA PALENQUE.  THESE WARNINGS AND WATCHES WILL LIKELY BE
DISCONTINUED LATER TODAY.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN
BAHAMAS AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.
 
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF EASTERN CUBA
TODAY.
 
INTERESTS IN JAMAICA AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS SHOULD MONITOR THE
PROGRESS OF OLGA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 800 AM AST...1200Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM OLGA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 73.8 WEST OR ABOUT 65
MILES...105 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF THE EASTERN TIP OF CUBA...AND
ABOUT 110 MILES...175 KM...WEST-NORTHWEST OF PORT AU PRINCE HAITI.
 
OLGA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 19 MPH...31 KM/HR...AND THIS
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  THIS MOTION
SHOULD BRING THE CENTER OF OLGA NEAR THE SOUTHERN COAST OF
EASTERN CUBA TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 45 MPH...70 KM/HR...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT OLGA HAS
BECOME DISORGANIZED...AND FURTHER WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS.  OLGA COULD WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION LATER
TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 260 MILES...415 KM
OVER WATER TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER.  TURKS ISLAND
RECENTLY REPORTED SUSTAINED WINDS OF 38 MPH...61 KM/HR.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB...29.74 INCHES.
 
OLGA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2
INCHES OVER PUERTO RICO AND THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS...WITH ISOLATED
MAXIMUM STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES OVER PUERTO RICO. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER HISPANIOLA WITH POSSIBLE
ISOLATED MAXIMUM TOTALS OF 10 INCHES. THESE RAINS ARE EXPECTED TO
PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES IN PUERTO RICO
AND HISPANIOLA.  RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE
OVER EASTERN CUBA WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM TOTALS OF 10
INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 800 AM AST POSITION...19.3 N...73.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 19 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 1100 AM AST.
 
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FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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