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Tropical Storm Nana Intermediate Advisory Number 3A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL162020
800 PM EDT Tue Sep 01 2020
...NANA MOVING STEADILY WESTWARD...
...TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE
COAST OF BELIZE...
SUMMARY OF 800 PM EDT...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
ABOUT 370 MI...600 KM ENE OF LIMON HONDURAS
ABOUT 535 MI...865 KM E OF BELIZE CITY
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 275 DEGREES AT 18 MPH...30 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB...29.59 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Hurricane Watch is in effect for...
* Entire coast of Belize
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Yucatan Mexico from Puerto Costa Maya to Chetumal
* Entire coast of Belize
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* Northern coast of Honduras from Punta Patuca westward to the
* Roatan Island and the Bay Islands of Honduras
* Caribbean Sea coast of Guatemala
A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible
within the watch area, in this case within the next 36 to 48
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, in this case within 36 to 48 hours.
For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 800 PM EDT (0000 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Nana was
located near latitude 16.9 North, longitude 80.1 West. Nana is
moving toward the west near 18 mph (30 km/h), and this general
motion is expected to continue through Thursday. On the forecast
track, Nana will be moving near but north of the coast of Honduras
on Wednesday and likely be approaching the coast of Belize
Wednesday night and early Thursday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher
gusts. Strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Nana
could become a hurricane just prior to landfall early Thursday.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km)
from the center, mainly northeast through northwest of the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1002 mb (29.59 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
WIND: Hurricane conditions are possible in the Hurricane Watch
area beginning Wednesday night. Tropical storm conditions are
expected within the warning area by late Wednesday. Tropical storm
conditions are possible within the watch area on Wednesday.
STORM SURGE: A dangerous storm surge will raise water levels by as
much as 3 to 5 feet above normal tide levels along the immediate
coast near and to the north of where the center makes landfall. Near
the coast, the surge will be accompanied by large and destructive
RAINFALL: Nana is expected to produce rainfall accumulations of
3 to 6 inches in Belize, and 2 to 4 inches across northern Honduras
and the southeast portion of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo.
SURF: Swells generated by this system are affecting portions of the
southern coast of Jamaica, and will continue into Wednesday morning.
These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip
current conditions. Please consult products from your local weather
Next complete advisory at 1100 PM EDT.