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Old July 22nd, 2010, 09:47 PM
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Default Atlantic - Bonnie

Center of Tropical Storm Bonnie moving northwestward near the
central Bahamas...

summary of 800 PM EDT...0000 UTC...information----------------------------------------------location...23.1n 75.9wabout 165 mi...265 km se of Nassauabout 385 mi...615 km ESE of Key West Floridamaximum sustained winds...40 mph...65 km/hrpresent movement...NW or 310 degrees at 14 mph...22 km/hrminimum central pressure...1007 mb...29.74 inches

watches and warnings--------------------changes with this advisory...
summary of watches and warnings in effect...
a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...* central and northwestern Bahamas* for the Florida East Coast from Golden Beach southward includingthe entire Florida Keys and Florida Bay...and along the West Coastof Florida northward to Bonita Beach
a tropical storm watch in in effect for...* the East Coast of Florida north of Golden Beach to Jupiter Inletincluding Lake Okeechobee
a Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions areexpected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.
A tropical storm watch means that tropical storm conditions arepossible within the watch area...generally within 48 hours.
For storm information specific to your area in the UnitedStates...including possible inland watches and warnings...pleasemonitor products issued by your local National Weather Serviceforecast office. For storm information specific to your area outsideUnited States...please monitor products issued by your Nationalmeteorological service.

Discussion and 48-hour outlook------------------------------at 800 PM EDT...0000 UTC...the center of Tropical Storm Bonniewas located near latitude 23.1 north...longitude 75.9 west. Thestorm is moving toward the northwest near 14 mph...22 km/hr. Aturn toward the west-northwest with an increase in forward speed isexpected tonight and Friday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph...65 km/hr...with highergusts. Slow strengthening is possible during the next 48 hours.
Tropical-storm force winds extend out up to 45 miles...70 km...mainly to the northeast of the center.
The minimum central pressure reported by an Air Force reconnaissanceplane was 1007 mb...29.74 inches.

Hazards affecting land----------------------wind...tropical storm conditions will spread over the central andnorthwestern Bahamas tonight and Friday. Weather conditions willbegin to deteriorate on the Florida coast and Florida Keys withinthe warning area Friday morning.
Rainfall...Bonnie is expected to produce total rain accumulations of2 to 4 inches over South Florida...with possible isolated maximumamounts of 5 to 6 inches. Rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches areexpected over the central and northwest Bahamas...with possibleisolated amounts of 5 to 7 inches.
Storm surge...storm surge will raise water levels by as much as 1 to2 feet above ground level over portions of the Bahamas and theFlorida Keys.

Next advisory-------------next complete advisory...1100 PM EDT.
$$Forecaster Beven
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