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Tropical Storm FRED


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TROPICAL STORM FRED INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   4A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL062015
800 PM AST SUN AUG 30 2015

...FRED CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN...
...EXPECTED TO BRING HURRICANE CONDITIONS TO PORTIONS OF THE
CAPE VERDE ISLANDS...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM AST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...14.9N 21.8W
ABOUT 115 MI...185 KM E OF PRAIA IN THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB...29.38 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Hurricane Warning is in effect for...
* Cape Verde Islands

A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected
somewhere within the warning area, in this case within the next 12
hours.  Preparations to protect life and property should be rushed
to completion.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 800 PM AST (0000 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Fred was
located near latitude 14.9 North, longitude 21.8 West.  Fred is
moving toward the northwest near 16 mph (26 km/h).  A northwestward
motion at a slightly slower forward speed is expected through
Tuesday.  On the forecast track, the center will move near or over
some of the Cape Verde Islands early Monday morning.

Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 70 mph (110 km/h)
with higher gusts.  Strengthening is expected, and Fred is forecast
to become a hurricane overnight.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km)
from the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 995 mb (29.38 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are expected to reach portions of
the Cape Verde Islands in a few hours, with hurricane conditions by
early Monday morning.

STORM SURGE:  A storm surge is expected to produce coastal flooding
in areas of onshore winds in the Cape Verde Islands.  Near the
coast, the surge will be accompanied by large and dangerous waves.

RAINFALL:  Fred is expected to produce total rain accumulations of
3 to 5 inches over the Cape Verde Islands, with possible isolated
maximum amounts of 8 inches.  These rains could produce
life-threatening flash flooding and mud slides.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

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Forecaster Pasch

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