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Tropical Storm CRISTOBAL


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TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL ADVISORY NUMBER  15
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL032008
1100 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2008

...CRISTOBAL STRENGTHENS BUT IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN SOON...
 
AT 1100 AM EDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 40.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 65.9 WEST OR ABOUT 280
MILES...450 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA.
 
CRISTOBAL IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 25 MPH...41 KM/HR...
AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY WITH A TURN
TOWARDS THE EAST ON WEDNESDAY.  
 
SATELLITE AND MICROWAVE IMAGES INDICATE THAT THE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. 
STEADY WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AND
CRISTOBAL IS EXPECTED TO LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS ON
WEDNESDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 1100 AM EDT POSITION...40.9 N...65.9 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 25 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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