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05-28-2016, 08:04 PM
Issued at 800 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016 000WTNT32 KNHC 282342TCPAT2BULLETINTROPICAL STORM BONNIE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 5A...CORRECTEDNWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL022016800 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016CORRECTED CENTRAL PRESSURE IN SUMMARY SECTION...BONNIE HESITATES WHILE RAIN CONTINUES ACROSS COASTAL SOUTHCAROLINA...SUMMARY OF 800 PM EDT...0000 UTC...INFORMATION----------------------------------------------LOCATION...30.9N 79.4WABOUT 130 MI...205 KM SE OF BEAUFORT SOUTH CAROLINAABOUT 135 MI...220 KM SSE OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINAMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/HPRESENT MOVEMENT...STATIONARYMINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 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 within thenext 12 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 PM EDT (0000 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Bonnie waslocated by an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft nearlatitude 30.9 North, longitude 79.4 West. Bonnie has moved littleduring the past few hours, but a northwest motion near 9 mph (15km/h) is expected to resume this evening. A decrease in forwardspeed and a turn toward the north-northwest are expected on Sundayas the system nears the coast within the warning area. A slownorthward to northeastward motion of the center across coastalSouth Carolina is expected Sunday night and Monday.Data from the aircraft indicate that maximum sustained winds arenear 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. A little strengthening ispossible tonight, with gradual weakening forecast on Sunday.Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles (110 km),mainly to the northwest of the center.The latest minimum central pressure estimated by the aircraft is1007 mb (29.74 inches).HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND----------------------WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach thecoast within the warning area tonight or early Sunday.RAINFALL: Bonnie is expected to produce total rainfall accumulationsof 1 to 3 inches with maximum totals of 5 inches from eastern SouthCarolina through southeastern North Carolina.STORM SURGE: Storm surge inundation of 1 to 2 feet above groundlevel is possible within the tropical storm warning area during thenext high tide on Sunday morning.SURF: Bonnie is expected to produce life-threatening surf and ripcurrent conditions along portions of the southeastern United Statescoast through the weekend. Please consult products from your localweather office.TORNADOES: An isolated tornado or two will be possible late tonightand early Sunday over the immediate coastal region from centralSouth Carolina through southern North Carolina.NEXT ADVISORY-------------Next complete advisory at 1100 PM EDT.$$Forecaster Brennan

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