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Tropical Depression EIGHT


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Tropical Depression Eight Intermediate Advisory Number 2A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL082018
800 PM AST Fri Sep 07 2018

...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS AND HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED IN
PORTIONS OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS...


SUMMARY OF 800 PM AST...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.3N 19.2W
ABOUT 310 MI...500 KM ESE OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB...29.59 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Santiago, Fogo, and Brava

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.

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


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 800 PM AST (0000 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eight
was located near latitude 13.3 North, longitude 19.2 West. The
depression is moving toward the west near 10 mph (17 km/h).  A
westward to west-northwestward motion with a gradual increase in
forward speed is expected during the next 72 hours.  On the forecast
track, the disturbance is expected to move near the southern Cabo
Verde Islands late Saturday night or on Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher
gusts. Strengthening is forecast during the next three days or so,
and the depression is expected to become a tropical storm
later tonight or Saturday.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1002 mb (29.59 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach the
warning area late Saturday night or on Sunday.

RAINFALL:  The depression is expected to produce total rain
accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with maximum totals of 8 inches
across the southern Cabo Verde Islands.  This rainfall may produce
life-threatening flash floods.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM AST.

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Forecaster Avila

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