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An Eye on the Tropics: [Update] TD7 is now Tropical Storm Gustav

Update: August 25 2:00 PM Advisory:

Tropical Depression 7 strengthens into Tropical Storm Gustav. Winds are near 60 mph. There is high likelihood that it will reach hurricane strength as early as tonight. Minimum Central Pressure is 996 mb.

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An Eye on the Tropics – Spaghetti Models for 2 Low Pressure Systems

All eyes have been focused on Tropical Storm Fay as she moves westward through the Florida Panhandle. She is currently 35 miles northeast of Pensacola, Florida tracking toward Alabama and Mississippi. (For more on Tropical Storm Fay – click here.)

As of 11 PM EDT, August 23, 2008

Elsewhere in the tropics, a broad area of low pressure is located about one hundred miles east of the Windward Islands, producing showers and thunderstorms. Slow development is possible over the next couple of days as it moves westward.

A tropical wave located about 800 miles east-northeast of the Leeward Islands is producing some showers and thunderstorms. The visible satellite imagery from Saturday afternoon shows a little cyclonic turning with this feature, and slow development is possible over the next couple of days as it tracks westward.

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An Eye on the Tropics – Tropical Storm Fay – Saturday 23-AUG-2008

After 5 days, Tropical Storm Fay is finally moving out of Florida.

A tropical storm warning is in effect from Suwanee River, Florida, westward to the Alabama-Mississippi border.

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An Eye on the Tropics – Tropical Storm Fay – Monday 18-AUG-2008 9:00 PM

Tropical Storm Fay is past the Florida Keys and bearing down on Florida. Where will it finally make landfall?

As of 8 p.m. EDT, Tropical Storm Fay is located at 25.0 north, 81.9 west, or about 105 miles south Naples, Fla. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 mph with higher gusts. Fay is moving north at 9 mph. Fay will take aim for the southwestern coast of Florida early tomorrow. Tropical storm-force winds extend outward from the center of Fay up to 125 miles mostly to the north and east and mostly over water. The minimum central pressure in Fay is 998 millibars or 29.47 inches.

Hurricane warnings remain in effect for the southwestern coast of Florida, from Flamingo to Anna Maria Island.

A tropical storm warning and hurricane watch is in effect for the Florida Keys from Ocean Reef to Key West.

A hurricane watch is also in effect east of Flamingo to Card Sound Bridge and along the Florida west coast north of Ana Maria to Tarpon Springs.

A tropical storm warning is in effect along the Florida east coast northward to Cocoa Beach.

A tropical storm watch is in effect north of Cocoa Beach to Fernandina Beach and also for the northwestern Bahamas.

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An Eye on the Tropics – Tropical Storm Fay – Monday 18-AUG-2008 2PM

Tropical Storm Fay heads toward the Florida Keys. Southern Florida is next.

Hurricane warnings remain in effect for the southwestern coast of Florida, from Flamingo to Anna Maria Island.

A tropical storm warning and hurricane watch is in effect for the Florida Keys from Ocean Reef to Key West.

A hurricane watch is also in effect east of Flamingo to Card Sound Bridge and along the Florida west coast north of Ana Maria to Tarpon Springs.

A tropical storm warning is in effect along the Florida east coast northward to Cocoa Beach.

A tropical storm watch is in effect north of Cocoa Beach to Fernandina Beach and also for the Northwestern Bahamas.

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An Eye on the Tropics – Tropical Storm Fay – Monday 18-AUG-2008 9:30 AM

Tropical Storm Warnings have been issues for South Florida!!!

Tropical Storm Fay unexpectedly shifts to the north early. Fay is about to emerge north of Cuba with maximum sustained winds around 60 mph. Fay is expected to strengthen over the warm waters of the Florida Straits.

Hurricane watches are in effect for the Florida Keys as well as along the Florida mainland from Card Sound Bridge to Tarpon Springs.

Tropical storm warnings are in effect for the Florida Keys and for southeastern Florida from Ocean Reef northward to Jupiter Inlet.

Tropical storm watches have been implemented north of Jupiter Beach to Sebastian Inlet.

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An Eye on the Tropics – Tropical Storm Fay – Sunday 17-AUG-2008 11 PM

Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties are out of the cone (projected path) but Tropical Storm Watches remain in effect.

School classes cancelled for Monday in Miami-Dade, Broward Counties and the Florida Keys.

Palm Beach County schools are OPEN.

Hurricane Watches are in effect for the Florida Keys and southwest Florida (including Naples, Marco Island and Fort Myers.) Tropical Storm watches are in effect for Southeast Florida – south of Jupiter Inlet (including Lake Okeechobee, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties.)

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