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Tropical Storm GABRIELLE


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TROPICAL STORM GABRIELLE ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL072007
1100 PM EDT SAT SEP 08 2007

...OUTER RAINBANDS OF GABRIELLE MOVING ONTO THE NORTH CAROLINA OUTER
BANKS...NEW TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED...
 
AT 11 PM EDT...0300 UTC...A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR
THE ATLANTIC COAST OF VIRGINIA FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA/VIRGINIA
BORDER TO CAPE CHARLES LIGHT.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN
EFFECT FROM SURF CITY NORTH CAROLINA NORTHWARD TO CAPE CHARLES
LIGHT VIRGINIA...INCLUDING THE PAMLICO AND ALBEMARLE SOUNDS.  A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA
FOR THE LOWER CHESAPEAKE BAY SOUTH OF NEW POINT COMFORT.  A
TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 1100 PM EDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM GABRIELLE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 33.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 75.7 WEST OR ABOUT 115
MILES...185 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF CAPE LOOKOUT NORTH CAROLINA.
 
GABRIELLE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR.  A
TURN TOWARD THE NORTH IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 12 TO 24 HOURS. 
THIS MOTION SHOULD BRING THE CENTER OF GABRIELLE NEAR OR OVER THE
COAST OF NORTH CAROLINA TOMORROW.  OUTER RAIN BANDS ARE SPREADING
ONTO THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST AT THIS TIME.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST BEFORE THE CENTER REACHES THE
NORTH CAROLINA COAST.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.
 
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 3 FEET IS POSSIBLE WITHIN THE
WARNING AREA AS GABRIELLE PASSES NEAR OR OVER THE COAST.
 
GABRIELLE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1
TO 3 INCHES ACROSS COASTAL SECTIONS OF NORTH CAROLINA AND
SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 5 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 PM EDT POSITION...33.1 N...75.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 200 AM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 500
AM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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