748  
WTNT33 KNHC 291151  
TCPAT3  
 
BULLETIN  
TROPICAL STORM PHILIPPE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 7A  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL182017  
800 AM EDT SUN OCT 29 2017  
 
...PHILIPPE ACCELERATING AWAY FROM FLORIDA BUT STILL PRODUCING  
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ACROSS THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS...  
 
SUMMARY OF 800 AM EDT...1200 UTC...INFORMATION  
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LOCATION...27.6N 79.0W  
ABOUT 75 MI...120 KM SW OF MIAMI FLORIDA  
ABOUT 55 MI...90 KM ENE OF KEY WEST FLORIDA  
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H  
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 45 DEGREES AT 32 MPH...52 KM/H  
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB...29.44 INCHES  
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS  
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:  
 
NONE.  
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:  
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...  
* CUBAN PROVINCES OF ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD, LA HABANA, CIUDAD DE LA  
HABANA, MATANZAS, CIENFUEGOS, AND VILLA CLARA  
* NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS  
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA OUTSIDE THE UNITED  
STATES, PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL  
METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.  
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK  
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AT 800 AM EDT (1200 UTC), THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM PHILIPPE WAS  
ESTIMATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.6 NORTH, LONGITUDE 79.0 WEST. PHILIPPE  
HAS ACCELERATED AND IS NOW MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 32 MPH  
(52 KM/H). THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH  
MONDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK, THE CENTER OF PHILIPPE WILL CONTINUE  
TO MOVE QUICKLY AWAY FROM THE FLORIDA EAST COAST AND THE  
NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS THIS MORNING, AND THEN MOVE OVER THE OPEN  
WESTERN ATLANTIC BY THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 50 MPH (85 KM/H) WITH  
HIGHER GUSTS. SOME ADDITIONAL SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST  
DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO. HOWEVER, PHILIPPE IS EXPECTED TO BECOME  
A POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE BY TONIGHT, AND BE ABSORBED BY AN  
EXTRATROPICAL LOW ON MONDAY.  
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES (165 KM)  
FROM THE CENTER. RECENT SHIP OBSERVATIONS INDICATE THAT  
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH (65 TO 83 KM/H) ARE  
OCCURRING ACROSS THE WATERS IN AND NEAR THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS.  
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE BASED ON NEARBY SURFACE  
OBSERVATIONS IS 997 MB (29.44 INCHES).  
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND  
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RAINFALL: PHILIPPE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAIN  
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES OVER THE NORTHERN BAHAMAS AND  
EASTERN CUBA. THIS RAINFALL COULD CAUSE FLASH FLOODING, ESPECIALLY  
IN URBAN AREAS AND IN THE MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN OF CUBA.  
 
WIND: TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO END IN THE WARNING  
AREA IN CUBA THIS MORNING. TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS SHOULD  
CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE WARNING AREA IN THE NORTHWESTERN  
BAHAMAS THIS MORNING, BUT END BY EARLY AFTERNOON.  
 
NEXT ADVISORY  
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1100 AM EDT.  
 

 
FORECASTER STEWART  
 
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