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Tropical Storm GABRIELLE


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TROPICAL STORM GABRIELLE ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL072007
500 AM EDT SUN SEP 09 2007
 
...GABRIELLE EXPECTED TO MOVE OVER THE OUTER BANKS LATER
TODAY...COULD STRENGTHEN BEFORE LANDFALL...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS 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 500 AM EDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM GABRIELLE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 34.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 76.1 WEST OR ABOUT 50
MILES... 80 KM...SOUTHEAST OF CAPE LOOKOUT NORTH CAROLINA.
 
GABRIELLE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17
KM/HR.  GABRIELLE IS EXPECTED TO TURN TO THE NORTH LATER TODAY AND
THEN TO THE NORTHEAST TONIGHT.  ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER OF
GABRIELLE WOULD BE MOVING ACROSS THE OUTER BANKS THIS AFTERNOON. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED PRIOR TO LANDFALL.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE RESERVE
UNIT RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT WAS 1004 MB...29.65 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.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE OUTER BANKS TODAY.
 
REPEATING THE 500 AM EDT POSITION...34.0 N...76.1 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 800 AM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1100
AM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER FRANKLIN/RHOME
 
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