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Tropical Storm CRISTOBAL


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TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL ADVISORY NUMBER  16
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL032008
500 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2008

...CRISTOBAL STARTING TO LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS...
 
AT 500 PM EDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 42.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 62.9 WEST OR ABOUT 170
MILES...275 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA.
 
CRISTOBAL IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 28 MPH...44 KM/HR...
AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TONIGHT WITH A TURN TOWARD
THE EAST AND A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED ON WEDNESDAY.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS AND CRISTOBAL
IS EXPECTED TO LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS OVERNIGHT.  
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES...165 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1005 MB...29.68 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 500 PM EDT POSITION...42.2 N...62.9 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 28 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 PM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE
 
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