Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:53 pm Post subject: Re: PTC 10- Final Advisory
Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten Advisory Number 9
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL102017
500 PM EDT Tue Aug 29 2017
...DISTURBANCE MOVING AWAY FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST...
...THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY...
SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
ABOUT 85 MI...140 KM NE OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 50 DEGREES AT 24 MPH...39 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB...29.62 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
All tropical storm warnings for the coast of North Carolina have
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
There are no coastal tropical watches or warnings in effect.
High wind warnings are in effect for coastal portions of
northeastern North Carolina, southeastern Virginia, and the eastern
shore of Virginia and Maryland through this evening.
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
At 500 PM EDT (2100 UTC), the disturbance was centered off the
coast of North Carolina near latitude 36.0 North, longitude 74.3
West. The system is moving toward the northeast near 20 mph (31
km/h), and it is expected to accelerate further toward the northeast
and east-northeast during the next couple of days. The disturbance
will continue to move away from the North Carolina coast over the
western Atlantic Ocean tonight.
Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 km/h) with higher gusts.
The disturbance is forecast to strengthen at sea and become a
hurricane-force extratropical low over the northwestern Atlantic
Ocean by Wednesday evening. The system is not expected to become a
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...near 0 percent
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles (165 km)
to the east of the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1003 mb (29.62 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
WIND: Strong winds, with gusts up to 55 mph, are expected across
coastal portions of northeastern North Carolina, southeastern
Virginia, and the eastern shore of Virginia and Maryland through
RAINFALL: The system is expected to produce total rain
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches from the southeast Virginia coast
into the Delmarva through Wednesday. The heavier rains may result in
some flooding concerns along coastal areas.
SURF: Swells generated by this disturbance will affect portions of
the North Carolina and Virginia coasts during the next day or so,
creating dangerous surf and rip current conditions. Please consult
products from your local weather office.
This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane
Center on this system. Additional information on this system can be
found in High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service,
under AWIPS header NFDHSFAT1, WMO header FZNT01 KWBC, and available
on the Web at http://www.opc.ncep.noaa.gov/shtml/NFDHSFAT1.shtml.
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