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Sun Aug 28, 2016, 11:03 AM

Tropical Depression #8 could be a Tropical Storm on Monday-outer banks of NC

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TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT ADVISORY NUMBER 1
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL082016
1100 AM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...NEW TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS WEST OF BERMUDA...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...31.5N 70.0W
ABOUT 310 MI...500 KM W OF BERMUDA
ABOUT 405 MI...655 KM SE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB...29.80 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Interests along the Outer Banks of North Carolina should monitor
the progress of the depression. A tropical storm watch may be
required for part of this area later today.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 1100 AM EDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eight
was located near latitude 31.5 North, longitude 70.0 West. The
depression is moving toward the west near 9 mph (15 km/h). A
west-northwestward motion is expected later today and tonight,
followed by a turn toward the northwest and a decrease in forward
speed on Monday. On the forecast track, the center of the cyclone
will pass offshore of the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening in possible in the next couple of days, and the
depression could become a tropical storm on Monday.

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Reply Tropical Depression #8 could be a Tropical Storm on Monday-outer banks of NC (Original post)
malaise Aug 2016 OP
Cooley Hurd Aug 2016 #1
malaise Aug 2016 #6
ncgrits Aug 2016 #2
malaise Aug 2016 #7
DirkGently Aug 2016 #3
Purveyor Aug 2016 #4
nolabear Aug 2016 #5

Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun Aug 28, 2016, 11:13 AM

1. Thank you, malaise!

 

This might be a hurricane season that sucker-punches us.

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Response to Cooley Hurd (Reply #1)

Sun Aug 28, 2016, 02:07 PM

6. There's one leaving Africa that they're watching and another one just beginning

it's trek across Africa. Yes I too am worried about this season.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun Aug 28, 2016, 11:29 AM

2. Swell. McCrory diverted emergency funds to defend his HB2

aka "bathroom bill". He's such an ass.

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Response to ncgrits (Reply #2)

Sun Aug 28, 2016, 02:08 PM

7. Oh My

He'll just beg Obama - you know like all the other Federal Government hating ReTHUG governors.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun Aug 28, 2016, 11:58 AM

3. KNR. n/t

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun Aug 28, 2016, 12:01 PM

4. Another Labor day storm, of course... Nt

 

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun Aug 28, 2016, 12:04 PM

5. One of my favorite places, and I have friends there. Hope everyone stays safe.

But heck, people who live on the coasts are pros. You can't reason with a hurricane but you can board up and get out, then come back and move on.

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