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#213793 (Received by flhurricane at: 7:47 AM 05.Sep.2008)
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TROPICAL STORM HANNA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 34A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL082008
800 AM EDT FRI SEP 05 2008

...HANNA ACCELERATING NORTHWESTWARD...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHWESTERN
BAHAMAS. A TROPICAL WARNING ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM ALTAMAHA
SOUND GEORGIA NORTHWARD ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST TO CHINCOTEAGUE
VIRGINIA...INCLUDING PAMLICO AND ALBEMARLE SOUNDS...AND NORTHWARD
INTO CHESAPEAKE BAY TO SMITH POINT.

THE HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF EDISTO BEACH
SOUTH CAROLINA TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NORTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING
PAMLICO SOUND.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF CHINCOTEAGUE
VIRGINIA TO SANDY HOOK JERSEY...INCLUDING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH
OF SMITH POINT...THE TIDAL POTOMAC...WASHINGTON D.C...AND THE
DELAWARE BAY. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36
HOURS.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 800 AM EDT...1200Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 78.8 WEST OR ABOUT
115 MILES...185 KM...EAST OF MELBOURNE FLORIDA AND ABOUT
425 MILES...680 KM...SOUTH OF WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA.

HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 18 MPH...29 KM/HR. A
GRADUAL TURN TO THE NORTH WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED
IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF
HANNA WILL BE NEAR THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES LATER
TODAY. HOWEVER...RAINS AND WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH HANNA
WILL REACH THE COAST WELL IN ADVANCE OF THE CENTER.

REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT INDICATE
THAT MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH
HIGHER GUSTS. ONLY SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST PRIOR TO
LANDFALL...ALTHOUGH IT IS STILL POSSIBLE FOR HANNA TO BECOME A
HURRICANE.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 315 MILES...510 KM
FROM THE CENTER.

THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE JUST REPORTED BY THE AIRCRAFT WAS
980 MB...28.94 INCHES.

HANNA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6
INCHES FROM COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA...NORTHWARD THROUGH EASTERN
NORTH CAROLINA AND INTO SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...WITH ISOLATED
MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES POSSIBLE. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE FLORIDA EAST COAST AND COASTAL
GEORGIA. RAINFALL WILL BE DIMINISHING ACROSS THE NORTHERN BAHAMAS
EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE SPREADING
NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE MID ATLANTIC...SOUTHERN NEW YORK...AND
INTO SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND LATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE
LEVELS...ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...CAN BE
EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF THE PATH OF THE CENTER OF HANNA.

REPEATING THE 800 AM EDT POSITION...28.2 N...78.2 W. MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 18 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...985 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 1100 AM EDT.

$$
FORECASTER BEVEN