NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL062018
800 AM AST Sat Sep 01 2018
…TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE MOVING AWAY FROM THE CABO VERDE
…TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS DISCONTINED FOR THOSE ISLANDS…
SUMMARY OF 800 AM AST…1200 UTC…INFORMATION
ABOUT 185 MI…300 KM W OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 285 DEGREES AT 14 MPH…22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1003 MB…29.62 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
The Tropical Storm Warning for the Cabo Verde Islands of Santiago, Fogo, and Brava has been discontinued.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products issued by your national meteorological service.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 800 AM AST (1200 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Florence was
located near latitude 14.6 North, longitude 27.2 West. Florence is
moving toward the west-northwest near 14 mph (22 km/h), and this
general motion is expected to continue through Tuesday. On the
forecast track, the center of Florence will continue to move away
from the Cabo Verde Islands today.
Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts.
A gradual strengthening is forecast during the next several days.
Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles (55 km)
from the center.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1003 mb (29.62 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
RAINFALL: The system could still produce an additional 1 to 2
inches of rain across the southern Cabo Verde Islands today.
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/80178-tropical-storm-florence-intermediate-advisory-number-8a