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06-07-2016, 01:07 AM
Issued at 200 AM EDT TUE JUN 07 2016 000WTNT33 KNHC 070538TCPAT3BULLETINTROPICAL STORM COLIN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 7ANWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL032016200 AM EDT TUE JUN 07 2016...CENTER OF COLIN NOW MOVING ACROSS NORTHERN FLORIDA...SUMMARY OF 200 AM EDT...0600 UTC...INFORMATION----------------------------------------------LOCATION...30.2N 82.6WABOUT 80 MI...130 KM ENE OF CEDAR KEY FLORIDAABOUT 55 MI...90 KM WSW OF JACKSONVILLE FLORIDAMAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/HPRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 50 DEGREES AT 23 MPH...37 KM/HMINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 INCHESWATCHES AND WARNINGS--------------------CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:The Tropical Storm Warning is discontinued along the Florida Gulfcoast from Indian Pass to the Suwannee River.SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...* The Florida Gulf coast from Suwannee River to Englewood* Sebastian Inlet Florida to Oregon Inlet North CarolinaA Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions areexpected somewhere within the warning area.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 200 AM EDT (0600 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Colin waslocated near latitude 30.2 North, longitude 82.6 West. Colin ismoving toward the northeast near 23 mph (37 km/h). A continuednortheastward motion at a faster forward speed is expected over thenext 48 hours. On the forecast track, the center of Colin willmove across northern Florida and southeastern Georgia for the nextfew hours, and then move near or over the southeastern coast of theUnited States later today. However, it's important to note thatthe strongest winds and heaviest rains are well removed from thecenter.Reports from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraftindicate that maximum sustained winds are near 50 mph (85 km/h) withhigher gusts. These winds are occurring mainly over the Atlanticwaters well to the east of the center. Some strengthening isforecast after Colin moves into the Atlantic later today.Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles (370 km)from the center.The estimated minimum central pressure is 1003 mb (29.62 inches).HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND----------------------RAINFALL: Colin is expected to produce rainfall amounts of 3 to 6inches with isolated maximum totals of 10 inches across western tonorthern Florida, southeast Georgia, and coastal areas of theCarolinas through Tuesday.STORM SURGE: The combination of a storm surge and the tide willcause normally dry areas near the coast to be flooded by risingwaters. The water could reach the following heights above ground ifthe peak surge occurs at the time of high tide...Indian Pass to Tampa Bay...1 to 3 ft with slightly higher amountspossible in a few locations.Tampa Bay south to Florida Bay...1 to 2 ft.Localized coastal flooding and dangerous surf are possible along theAtlantic coast from Florida to North Carolina within the tropicalstorm warning area.The deepest water will occur along the immediate coast.Surge-related flooding depends on the relative timing of the surgeand the tidal cycle, and can vary greatly over short distances. Forinformation specific to your area, please see products issued byyour local National Weather Service forecast office.WIND: Tropical storm conditions will continue across portions of thewarning area along the west coast of the Florida peninsula for thenext several hours. Tropical storm conditions are likely occurringover portions of the warning area along the Atlantic coast ofFlorida, and these conditions will spread northward andnortheastward over the remainder of the warning area throughthe remainder of today.TORNADOES: A tornado or two will remain possible across parts ofcentral and northeast Florida early tonight, and perhaps nearcoastal areas of Georgia and the Carolinas overnight.NEXT ADVISORY-------------Next complete advisory at 500 AM EDT.$$Forecaster Beven

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