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Tropical Storm Eta Intermediate Advisory Number 39A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL292020
1200 AM CST Tue Nov 10 2020
...ETA MOVING SLOWLY SOUTHWESTWARD...
...STILL COULD PRODUCE MORE FLOODING OVER PARTS OF SOUTH FLORIDA
SUMMARY OF 1200 AM CST...0600 UTC...INFORMATION
ABOUT 90 MI...150 KM NNW OF THE WESTERN TIP OF CUBA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...SW OR 225 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB...29.39 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* The Cuban provinces of La Habana, Artemisa, Mayabeque, Pinar del
Rio, and the Isle of Youth
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, in this case within 36 hours.
Interests along the Gulf Coast of Florida should monitor the
progress of Eta.
For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 1200 AM CST (0600 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Eta was
located near latitude 23.0 North, longitude 85.4 West. Eta is moving
toward the southwest near 8 mph (13 km/h), and this motion with a
reduction in forward speed is expected tonight. Little overall
motion is forecast today, and a slow northward motion is expected
Tuesday night through Thursday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) with higher
gusts. Some strengthening will be possible later today. Gradual
weakening is expected to begin by late Wednesday and then continue
through the end of the week.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles (95 km)
from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 995 mb (29.39 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Key messages for Eta can be found in the Tropical Cyclone Discussion
under AWIPS header MIATCDAT4, WMO header WTNT44 KNHC, and on the
web at www.hurricanes.gov/text/MIATCDAT4.shtml.
RAINFALL: Eta is expected to produce the following rainfall amounts
through Saturday morning:
The Bahamas: An additional 1 to 2 inches (25 to 50 mm), with
isolated maximum storm totals of 15 inches (380 mm).
Portions of Cuba: an additional 3 to 5 inches (75 to 125 mm),
isolated maximum storm total accumulations of 25 inches (635 mm).
Portions of the central and southern Florida peninsula, including
the Keys: an additional 1 to 3 inches (25 to 75 mm), with isolated
maximum storm totals of 18 inches (450 mm) in South Florida.
Flash and river flooding will be possible in Cuba, along with
landslides in areas of higher terrain. Additional flash and urban
flooding, especially across previously inundated areas, will be
possible in South Florida tonight. Flash and urban flooding will
also be possible for the Bahamas and the remainder of southern and
eastern Florida over the next several days.
WIND: Tropical storm conditions are possible in the Tropical Storm
Watch area in Cuba today.
SURF: Swells generated by Eta are expected to affect the north
coast of Cuba, the northwestern Bahamas, southern Florida and the
Florida Keys during the next day or so. These swells are likely to
cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. Please
consult products from your local weather office.
Next complete advisory at 300 AM CST.