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8am Update on Newly Upgraded Tropical Storm Erin

Tropical Storm Erin Forecast Track (NHC) Tropical Storm Erin Forecast Track (NHC)
Depression Becomes Tropical Storm Erin West-Southwest Of The 
Southern Cape Verde Islands.
 
 
800 Am EDT Information
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Location...14.5n 25.6w
About 65 Mi...100 Km Wsw Of Brava In The Cape Verde Islands
Maximum Sustained Winds...40 Mph...65 Km/H
Present Movement...Wnw Or 290 Degrees At 16 Mph...26 Km/H
Minimum Central Pressure...1006 Mb...29.71 Inches
 
 
A Tropical Storm Warning Is In Effect For The Southern Cape 
Verde Islands Of Maio... Santiago... Fogo... And Brava
 
 
Satellite Images Indicate That Tropical Depression Five Has 
Strengthened And Is Now Tropical Storm Erin. 
 
At 800 Am EDT... The Center Of Tropical Storm Erin Was 
Located Near Latitude 14.5 North... Longitude 25.6 
West. Erin Is Moving Toward The West-Northwest Near 16 Mph. 
This General Motion Is Expected To Continue With Some Decrease In
Forward Speed During The Next Couple Of Days. On The Forecast
Track... The Center Of Erin Will Be Moving Away From The Cape Verde
Islands Later Today.
 
Maximum Sustained Winds Have Increased To Near 40 Mph
With Higher Gusts. Some Additional Strengthening Is Forecast During
The Next Couple Of Days.
 
Tropical Storm Force Winds Extend Outward Up To 35 Miles From 
The Center. 
 
The Estimated Minimum Central Pressure Is 1006 Mb... 29.71 Inches.
 
 
Tropical Storm Conditions Are Expected Over The Southern Cape
Verde Islands During The Next Few Hours. Stronger Winds Are Likely
In Areas Of Higher Terrain On The Islands.
 
Erin Is Expected To Produce Total Rain Accumulations Of 2
To 4 Inches Over The Southern Portion Of The Cape Verde Islands.
 
 
Next Complete Advisory... 1100 Am EDT.
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