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05-28-2016, 11:28 AM
Issued at 1100 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016 000WTNT32 KNHC 281441TCPAT2BULLETINTROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO ADVISORY NUMBER 4NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL0220161100 AM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016...DEPRESSION FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY......OUTER RAINBANDS APPROACHING THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST...SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION-----------------------------------------------LOCATION...30.3N 78.5WABOUT 195 MI...310 KM SSE OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINAABOUT 250 MI...405 KM S OF CAPE FEAR NORTH CAROLINAMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/HPRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 310 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 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 1100 AM EDT (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Two wasestimated by an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft to be nearlatitude 30.3 North, longitude 78.5 West. The depression is movingtoward the northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h). This general motion,accompanied by a decrease in forward speed, is expected later todayand on Sunday as the system nears the coast within the warning area.Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.Recent data from the reconnaissance aircraft indicate that thetropical cyclone remains just below tropical storm strength.However, the depression is forecast to become a tropical storm latertoday as it moves over the warm waters of the Gulf Stream.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 intermediate advisory at 200 PM EDT.Next complete advisory at 500 PM EDT.$$Forecaster Stewart

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