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Tropical Storm CRISTOBAL


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TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL ADVISORY NUMBER  11
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL032008
1100 AM EDT MON JUL 21 2008

...CRISTOBAL STRENGTHENS AS IT MOVES AWAY FROM THE EAST COAST...
 
AT 1100 AM EDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 36.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 72.6 WEST OR ABOUT 190
MILES...305 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA AND
ABOUT 725 MILES...1170 KM...SOUTHWEST OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA.
 
CRISTOBAL IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/HR...
AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE
OF DAYS WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS AND CRISTOBAL SHOULD START TO LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS
LATE ON TUESDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 125 MILES...205 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 AM EDT POSITION...36.6 N...72.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 13 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 PM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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