Cristobal Still a Tropical Storm; Moving Slowly Northward

By: National Hurricane Center
By: National Hurricane Center
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Tropical Storm Cristobal Advisory Number 7
Nws National Hurricane Center Miami Fl Al042014
500 Am Edt Mon Aug 25 2014
...Cristobal Expected To Move Slowly Northward Away From
The Bahamas Today...
Summary Of 500 Am Edt...0900 Utc...Information
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Location...24.5n 72.8w
About 110 Mi...180 Km Ene Of San Salvador
About 725 Mi...1165 Km Sw Of Bermuda
Maximum Sustained Winds...50 Mph...85 Km/H
Present Movement...N Or 5 Degrees At 3 Mph...6 Km/H
Minimum Central Pressure...994 Mb...29.36 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...
.. Central Bahamas...Including Cat Island...The Exumas...Long
Island...Rum Cay...And San Salvador
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Discussion And 48-Hour Outlook
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At 500 Am Edt...0900 Utc...The Center Of Tropical Storm Cristobal
Was Located Near Latitude 24.5 North...Longitude 72.8 West.
Cristobal Is Moving Toward The North Near 3 Mph...6 Km/H. A
Turn Toward The North-Northeast At A Slight Faster Forward
Speed Is Expected Later Today. A North-Northeastward Motion
With A Further Increase In Forward Speed Is Expected On Tuesday.
On The Forecast Track...The Center Of Cristobal Is Forecast To
Move Away From The Bahamas Through Tonight.
Maximum Sustained Winds Are Near 50 Mph...85 Km/H...With Higher
Gusts. Gradual Strengthening Is Forecast During The Next 48 Hours
And Cristobal Could Become A Hurricane In A Couple Of Days.
Tropical Storm Force Winds Extend Outward Up To 140 Miles...220
Km...Primarily To The East Of The Center.
The Estimated Minimum Central Pressure From Reconnaissance
Aircraft Data Is 994 Mb...29.36 Inches.
Hazards Affecting Land
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Rainfall...Cristobal Is Expected To Produce Rainfall Totals Of
4 To 8 Inches Over The Turks And Caicos Islands...As Well As
Portions Of The Southeastern And Central Bahamas Through
Tuesday...With Isolated Amounts Around 12 Inches Possible.
Wind...Tropical Storm Conditions Are Expected To Occur Over Portions
Of The Warning Area Through This Morning. Strong Gusty Winds
Are Also Possible Over Portions Of The Southeastern Bahamas And
Turks And Caicos Islands This Morning.


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