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8am Update on Tropical Storm Humberto

Tropical Storm Humberto Forecast Track Tropical Storm Humberto Forecast Track
Rainbands From Humberto Are Moving Across The Cape 
Verde Islands This Morning.
 
Summary Of 800 Am EDT Information
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Location... 13.4n 23.3w
About 105 Miles South Of Praia Cape Verde Islands
Maximum Sustained Winds... 40 Mph
Present Movement... West Or 280 Degrees At 12 Mph
Minimum Central Pressure... 1005 Mb... 29.68 Inches
 
A Tropical Storm Warning Is In Effect For The Southern 
Cape Verde Islands Of Maio... Santiago... Fogo... And 
Brava
 
At 800 Am EDT... The Center Of Tropical Storm Humberto
Was Located Near Latitude 13.4 North...Longitude 23.3 West. 
Humberto Is Moving Toward The West Near 12 Mph... And 
This General Motion Should Continue Today.  A Turn Toward 
The West-Northwest With A Decrease In Forward Speed Is 
Expected By Tuesday. On The Forecast Track... The Center 
Of Humberto Will Pass South Of The Southern Cape Verde
Islands This Afternoon And Tonight... And Pass West Of The
Islands On Tuesday.
 
Maximum Sustained Winds Are Near 40 Mph With Higher
Gusts.  Strengthening Is Forecast During The Next 48 Hours...
And Humberto Could Become A Hurricane On Wednesday.
 
Tropical-Storm-Force Winds Extend Outward Up To 60 Miles 
Mainly To The West And North Of The Center.
 
The Estimated Minimum Central Pressure Is 1005 Mb... 
29.68 Inches.
 
 
Tropical Storm Conditions Are Likely Affecting The Islands
Of Maio And Santiago...And Are Expected To Spread Across 
The Islands Of Fogo And Brava Within The Next Few Hours.  
Stronger Winds Are Possible In Areas Of Higher Terrain On 
The Islands.
 
Rainfall...Humberto Is Expected To Produce Total Rainfall
Accumulations Of 3 To 6 Inches Across The Southern Cape Verde
Islands...With Isolated Maximum Amounts Of 8 Inches Possible...
Especially In Areas Of Mountainous Terrain.  These Rains Could
Produce Life-Threatening Flash Floods And Mud Slides.
 
Next Complete Advisory...1100 Am EDT.
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