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Tropical Storm Colin Public Advisory


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WTNT33 KNHC 022333
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BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Colin Intermediate Advisory Number 3A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL032022
800 PM EDT Sat Jul 02 2022

...COLIN CONTINUING TO BECOME LESS ORGANIZED...
...HEAVY RAINS AND GUSTY WINDS REMAIN MOSTLY OFF THE CAROLINA COAST


SUMMARY OF 800 PM EDT...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...34.0N 78.4W
ABOUT 35 MI...55 KM WSW OF WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 45 DEGREES AT 7 MPH...11 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1014 MB...29.95 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Cape Fear to Duck, North Carolina
* Pamlico Sound

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within 24
hours.

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 OUTLOOK
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At 800 PM EDT (0000 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Colin was
located near latitude 34.0 North, longitude 78.4 West. Colin is
moving toward the northeast near 7 mph (11 km/h). A slightly faster
northeast to east-northeast motion is expected during the next day
or so. On the forecast track, the center of Colin is expected to
move northeastward along or just inland of the North Carolina coast
through Sunday.

Maximum sustained winds remain near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher
gusts.  Colin could weaken to a tropical depression tonight or 
Sunday, and the system is expected to dissipate by Sunday night.

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 80 miles (130 km)
southeast of the center.

The estimated minimum central pressure based on surface 
observations is 1014 mb (29.95 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND:  Tropical storm conditions, especially in gusts, are expected
within the warning area in North Carolina later this evening
through early Sunday.

RAINFALL:  Colin will continue to produce locally heavy rainfall
across coastal portions of North Carolina and northern South
Carolina through Sunday morning. An additional 1 to 2 inches of
rainfall, with isolated amounts up to 4 inches in eastern North
Carolina, is possible. This rainfall may result in localized areas
of flash flooding.

SURF:  Swells generated by Colin are affecting portions of the
North Carolina coast. These swells could cause life-threatening
surf and rip current conditions.  Please consult products from your
local weather office.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Beven




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