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Hurricane JUAN


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JUAN ADVISORY NUMBER  15...CORRECTION
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 PM AST SUN SEP 28 2003

CORRECTED FOR INITIAL POSITION  44.5N 63.8W INSTEAD OF 45.8N 63.5N

...JUAN REACHES NOVA SCOTIA...

HEAVY RAIN AND WIND WARNINGS CONTINUE IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF NOVA
SCOTIA AND PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND.
 
AT 11 PM AST...0300Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE JUAN WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 44.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE  63.8 WEST.  THIS POSITION IS ON
THE COAST OF NOVA SCOTIA AND ABOUT 30 MILES...50 KM...SOUTHWEST OF
HALIFAX.
 
JUAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 32 MPH...52 KM/HR...AND THIS
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO MOVE JUAN ACROSS NOVA SCOTIA AND PRINCE
EDWARD ISLAND DURING THE NEXT 6 TO 12 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR  80 MPH...130
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS  JUAN IS EXPECTED TO QUICKLY WEAKEN AS IT
MOVES OVER NOVA SCOTIA AND BECOMES EXTRATROPICAL.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  35 MILES... 55 KM...
FROM THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP
TO 175 MILES...280 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  974 MB...28.76 INCHES.

STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 3 TO 5 FT...OR UP TO 1.5 METERS...IS LIKELY
NOW PEAKING ALONG THE SOUTH COAST OF NOVA SCOTIA NEAR AND EAST OF
HALIFAX.  ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM THE CANADIAN HURRICANE CENTRE
CAN BE FOUND AT THE FOLLOWING INTERNET ADDRESS: 
WWW.ATL.EC.GC.CA/WEATHER/HURRICANE/INDEX_E.HTML  
 
REPEATING THE 11 PM AST POSITION...44.5 N... 63.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 32 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 80 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 974 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 5 AM AST.
 
FORECASTER LAWRENCE
 
 
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