Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Andrea: First named storm of the season

"Atlantic SPECIAL TROPICAL DISTURBANCE STATEMENT

000 WONT41 KNHC 090312 DSAAT SPECIAL TROPICAL DISTURBANCE STATEMENT NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL 1115 PM EDT TUE MAY 8 2007 A NON-TROPICAL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...CENTERED ABOUT 175 MILES EAST OF JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA AND ABOUT 160 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA...HAS BEEN MOVING SLOWLY WESTWARD AT 5 TO 10 MPH. THE LOW IS PRODUCING GALE-FORCE WINDS NEAR THE COASTS OF NORTH CAROLINA...SOUTH CAROLINA...GEORGIA AND NORTHEASTERN FLORIDA. THIS SYSTEM HAS CHANGED LITTLE SINCE THIS EVENING...AND NO SIGNIFICANT STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED."

It's still not doing much.  We hope to get some rain from it when it drifts over the state (Florida).

(Thanks, Lloyd, for the bulletin.)

Update: Subtropical Depression Andrea has weakened and is drifting south.  It did give us a little rain.


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