2pm Monday Update on Tropical Depression Eight

Here is the 2pm Monday Update and Forecast Track for Tropical Depression Eight.

Depression Continues Moving To The Northwest…

QUICK Summary Of 200 Pm EDT Information

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Location… 33.4n 73.8w

About 160 Miles SE Of Cape Hatteras North Carolina

Maximum Sustained Winds… 35 Mph

Present Movement… NW Or 310 Degrees At 7 Mph

Minimum Central Pressure… 1011 Mb… 29.86 Inches

 

A Tropical Storm Watch Is In Effect For The Coast Of North Carolina

From Cape Lookout To Oregon Inlet. A Tropical Storm Watch Means

That Tropical Storm Conditions Are Possible Within The Watch Area,

In This Case Within 36 Hours.

 

Interests Elsewhere Along The Outer Banks Of North Carolina Should

Monitor The Progress Of The Depression. Additional Watches Or

Warnings May Be Required Later Today.

 

At 200 Pm EDT… The Center Of Tropical Depression Eight

Was Located Near Latitude 33.4 North, Longitude 73.8 West. The

Depression Is Moving Toward The Northwest Near 7 Mph.

This General Motion With A Slower Forward Speed Is Expected Later

Today, With A Gradual Turn Toward The North Forecast On Tuesday. On

The Forecast Track, The Center Of The Depression Will Be Near The

Outer Banks Of North Carolina Late Tuesday.

 

Maximum Sustained Winds Remain Near 35 Mph With Higher

Gusts. Slow Strengthening Is Forecast During The Next 48 Hours, And

The Depression Is Expected To Become A Tropical Storm By Early

Tuesday.

 

The Minimum Central Pressure Estimated From Air Force Reserve

Hurricane Hunter Aircraft Data Is 1011 Mb (29.86 Inches).

 

Tropical Storm Conditions Are Possible Within The Watch

Area By Tuesday Afternoon.
The Depression Is Expected To Produce Total Rain

Accumulations Of 1 To 3 Inches With Isolated Maximum Amounts Of 5

Inches Over Far Eastern North Carolina, Including The Outer Banks.

 

Next Complete Advisory At 500 Pm EDT.

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