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05-28-2016, 07:27 AM
Issued at 800 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016 000WTNT32 KNHC 281150TCPAT2BULLETINTROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 3ANWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL022016800 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016...DEPRESSION EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY...SUMMARY OF 800 AM EDT...1200 UTC...INFORMATION----------------------------------------------LOCATION...30.0N 78.0WABOUT 225 MI...365 KM SSE OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINAABOUT 270 MI...435 KM S OF CAPE FEAR NORTH CAROLINAMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/HPRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/HMINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB...29.80 INCHESWATCHES AND WARNINGS--------------------CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:None.SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...* Savannah River to Little River Inlet South CarolinaA Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions areexpected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within24 hours.For storm information specific to your area, including possibleinland watches and warnings, please monitor products issued by yourlocal National Weather Service forecast office.DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK------------------------------At 800 AM EDT (1200 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Two wasestimated by an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft to be nearlatitude 30.0 North, longitude 78.0 West. The depression is movingtoward the northwest near 14 mph (22 km/h). A decrease in forwardspeed is expected later today and on Sunday as the system nears thecoast within the warning area.Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.Reports from the reconnaissance aircraft indicate that the tropicalcyclone is just below tropical storm strength. The depression isforecast to become a tropical storm later today as it moves over thewarm waters of the Gulfstream.The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 mb (29.80 inches).HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND----------------------WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach thecoast within the warning area later tonight or early Sunday.RAINFALL: The depression is expected to produce total rainfallaccumulations of 1 to 3 inches from eastern South Carolina throughsoutheastern North Carolina.STORM SURGE: Storm surge inundation of 1 to 2 feet above groundlevel is possible within the tropical storm warning area.SURF: This system is expected to produce life-threatening surf andrip current conditions along portions of the southeastern UnitedStates coast through the weekend. Please consult products from yourlocal weather office.NEXT ADVISORY-------------Next complete advisory at 1100 AM EDT.$$Forecaster Stewart

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