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Hurricane Paloma Public Advisory 17

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TROPICAL STORM PALOMA ADVISORY NUMBER 17
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL172008
1000 AM EST SUN NOV 09 2008

...PALOMA CONTINUES TO WEAKEN OVER CUBA...

AT 10 AM EST...1500 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BAHAMAS HAS DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE BAHAMAS.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 1000 AM EST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM PALOMA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 77.9 WEST OR NEAR CAMAGUEY CUBA.

PALOMA IS DRIFTING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 2 MPH...4 KM/HR...AND A SLOW NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD TO NORTHEASTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF PALOMA SHOULD BE NEAR THE NORTH COAST OF CUBA LATER TODAY AND BE APPROACHING THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS BY MONDAY MORNING.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. CONTINUED WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TODAY...AND PALOMA IS FORECAST TO DEGENERATE TO A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE BY MONDAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...220 KM FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 995 MB...29.38 INCHES.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF EASTERN AND CENTRAL CUBA AND THE BAHAMAS.

REPEATING THE 1000 AM EST POSITION...21.2 N...77.9 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 2 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 400 PM EST.

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FORECASTER PASCH