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Hurricane CHARLEY


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TROPICAL STORM CHARLEY ADVISORY NUMBER  24
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 PM EDT SAT AUG 14 2004

...CHARLEY ALMOST EXTRATROPICAL...MOVING JUST OFFSHORE OF THE
MID-ATLANTIC STATES...
 
AT 11 PM EDT...0300Z...ALL WARNINGS ARE DISCONTINUED ON WESTERN LONG
ISLAND WEST OF FIRE ISLAND...AND ELSEWHERE WEST OF NEW HAVEN
CONNECTICUT.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NEW
HAVE CONNECTICUT TO MERRIMACK RIVER MASSACHUSETTS...AND FOR EASTERN
LONG ISLAND FROM FIRE ISLAND EASTWARD.
 
AT 11 PM EDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CHARLEY WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 37.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE  74.9 WEST OR ABOUT  
30 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF OCEAN CITY MARYLAND.
 
CHARLEY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 35 MPH...AND THIS MOTION
IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  THIS MOTION SHOULD
BRING THE CENTER OF CHARLEY NEAR SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND SUNDAY
MORNING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR  40 MPH...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  CHARLEY IS JUST BARELY A TROPICAL STORM AND IS EXPECTED TO
BECOME EXTRATROPICAL ON SUNDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  85 MILES MAINLY TO
THE EAST OF THE CENTER.  THE COASTAL MARINE AUTOMATED STATION AT
CHESAPEAKE BAY LIGHT RECENTLY REPORTED SUSTAINED WINDS OF 48 MPH AT
AN ELEVATION OF 140 FEET.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1012 MB...29.88 INCHES.
 
TIDES OF 1 TO 2 FT ABOVE NORMAL ARE POSSIBLE IN THE TROPICAL STORM
WARNING AREA.
 
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE LIKELY ALONG THE PATH OF
CHARLEY OVER THE CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST U.S. COASTAL STATES.
 
REPEATING THE 11 PM EDT POSITION...37.9 N... 74.9 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 35 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1012 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 2 AM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 5 AM
EDT.
 
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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