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Tropical Storm Humberto: Monday Afternoon Update

...HUMBERTO CONTINUES WESTWARD...
...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHERN CAPE VERDE
ISLANDS FOR A FEW MORE HOURS...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM AST...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...13.6N 24.8W
ABOUT 85 MI...140 KM S OF BRAVA CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH...75 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 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...
* THE SOUTHERN CAPE VERDE ISLANDS OF MAIO...SANTIAGO...FOGO...AND
BRAVA

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 200 PM AST...1800 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HUMBERTO
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 24.8 WEST.
HUMBERTO IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/H...AND THIS
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY.  A TURN TOWARD THE WEST-
NORTHWEST AND NORTHWEST WITH A SLIGHT DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED ON TUESDAY...FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST
ON WEDNESDAY.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF HUMBERTO WILL
REMAIN SOUTH AND WEST OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS...AND
HUMBERTO IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 60 MILES...95 KM TO
THE WEST OF THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS COULD CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF
THE SOUTHERN CAPE VERDE ISLANDS FOR A FEW MORE HOURS.  STRONGER
WINDS ARE POSSIBLE IN AREAS OF HIGHER TERRAIN ON THE ISLANDS.

RAINFALL...HUMBERTO IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ACROSS THE SOUTHERN CAPE VERDE
ISLANDS...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES POSSIBLE...
ESPECIALLY IN AREAS OF MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.  THESE RAINS COULD
PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
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