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TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   5A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL082016
200 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

...DEPRESSION CONTINUES MOVING TO THE NORTHWEST...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM EDT...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...33.4N 73.8W
ABOUT 160 MI...260 KM SE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1011 MB...29.86 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* The coast of North Carolina from Cape Lookout to Oregon Inlet

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, in this case within 36 hours.

Interests elsewhere along the Outer Banks of North Carolina should
monitor the progress of the depression.  Additional watches or
warnings may be required later today.

For storm information specific to your area, including possible
inland watches and warnings, please monitor products issued by your
local National Weather Service forecast office.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 200 PM EDT (1800 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eight
was located near latitude 33.4 North, longitude 73.8 West.  The
depression is moving toward the northwest near 7 mph (11 km/h).
This general motion with a slower forward speed is expected later
today, with a gradual turn toward the north forecast on Tuesday.  On
the forecast track, the center of the depression will be near the
Outer Banks of North Carolina late Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Slow strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and
the depression is expected to become a tropical storm by early
Tuesday.

The minimum central pressure estimated from Air Force Reserve
Hurricane Hunter aircraft data is 1011 mb (29.86 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch
area by Tuesday afternoon.

RAINFALL:  The depression is expected to produce total rain
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 5
inches over far eastern North Carolina, including the Outer Banks.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 PM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Blake



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