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Tropical Storm CRISTOBAL


ZCZC MIAPWSAT3 ALL                                                  
TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM                                                  
TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL WIND SPEED PROBABILITIES NUMBER   4        
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL032008               
2100 UTC SAT JUL 19 2008                                            
                                                                    
AT 2100Z THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL WAS LOCATED NEAR    
LATITUDE 33.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 77.9 WEST WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED    
WINDS NEAR 40 KTS...45 MPH...75 KM/HR.                              
                                                                    
Z INDICATES COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME (GREENWICH)                  
   ATLANTIC STANDARD TIME (AST)...SUBTRACT 4 HOURS FROM Z TIME      
   EASTERN  DAYLIGHT TIME (EDT)...SUBTRACT 4 HOURS FROM Z TIME      
   CENTRAL  DAYLIGHT TIME (CDT)...SUBTRACT 5 HOURS FROM Z TIME      
                                                                    
                                                                    
I.  MAXIMUM WIND SPEED (INTENSITY) PROBABILITY TABLE                
                                                                    
CHANCES THAT THE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED (1-MINUTE AVERAGE) WIND SPEED OF 
THE TROPICAL CYCLONE WILL BE WITHIN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES 
AT EACH OFFICIAL FORECAST TIME DURING THE NEXT 5 DAYS.              
PROBABILITIES ARE GIVEN IN PERCENT.  X INDICATES PROBABILITIES LESS 
THAN 1 PERCENT.                                                     
                                                                    
                                                                    
      - - - MAXIMUM WIND SPEED (INTENSITY) PROBABILITIES - - -      
                                                                    
VALID TIME   06Z SUN 18Z SUN 06Z MON 18Z MON 18Z TUE 18Z WED 18Z THU
FORECAST HOUR   12      24      36      48      72      96     120  
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
DISSIPATED       1       2       3       4      13       X       X
TROP DEPRESSION 12      15      10      11      23       X       X
TROPICAL STORM  86      75      68      61      51       X       X
HURRICANE        2       8      20      24      14       X       X
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
HUR CAT 1        2       8      18      19      11       X       X
HUR CAT 2        X       1       1       3       2       X       X
HUR CAT 3        X       X       X       1       1       X       X
HUR CAT 4        X       X       X       X       X       X       X
HUR CAT 5        X       X       X       X       X       X       X
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FCST MAX WIND   45KT    50KT    55KT    55KT    45KT     0KT     0KT
                                                                    
                                                                    
II. WIND SPEED PROBABILITY TABLE FOR SPECIFIC LOCATIONS             
                                                                    
CHANCES OF SUSTAINED (1-MINUTE AVERAGE) WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST     
   ...34 KT (39 MPH... 63 KPH)...                                   
   ...50 KT (58 MPH... 93 KPH)...                                   
   ...64 KT (74 MPH...119 KPH)...                                   
FOR LOCATIONS AND TIME PERIODS DURING THE NEXT 5 DAYS               
                                                                    
PROBABILITIES FOR LOCATIONS ARE GIVEN AS IP(CP) WHERE               
    IP  IS THE PROBABILITY OF THE EVENT BEGINNING DURING            
        AN INDIVIDUAL TIME PERIOD (INDIVIDUAL PROBABILITY)          
   (CP) IS THE PROBABILITY OF THE EVENT OCCURRING BETWEEN           
        18Z SAT AND THE FORECAST HOUR (CUMULATIVE PROBABILITY)      
                                                                    
PROBABILITIES ARE GIVEN IN PERCENT                                  
X INDICATES PROBABILITIES LESS THAN 1 PERCENT                       
PROBABILITIES FOR 34 KT AND 50 KT ARE SHOWN AT A GIVEN LOCATION WHEN
THE 5-DAY CUMULATIVE PROBABILITY IS AT LEAST 3 PERCENT.             
PROBABILITIES FOR 64 KT ARE SHOWN WHEN THE 5-DAY CUMULATIVE         
PROBABILITY IS AT LEAST 1 PERCENT.                                  
                                                                    
                                                                    
  - - - - WIND SPEED PROBABILITIES FOR SELECTED  LOCATIONS - - - -  
                                                                    
               FROM    FROM    FROM    FROM    FROM    FROM    FROM 
  TIME       18Z SAT 06Z SUN 18Z SUN 06Z MON 18Z MON 18Z TUE 18Z WED
PERIODS         TO      TO      TO      TO      TO      TO      TO  
             06Z SUN 18Z SUN 06Z MON 18Z MON 18Z TUE 18Z WED 18Z THU
                                                                    
FORECAST HOUR    (12)   (24)    (36)    (48)    (72)    (96)   (120)
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
LOCATION       KT                                                   
                                                                    
PTX BASQUES    34  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)   3( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)
 
EDDY POINT NS  34  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)  11(11)   X(11)   X(11)
 
SYDNEY NS      34  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)   7( 7)   X( 7)   X( 7)
 
SABLE ISLAND   34  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)  13(13)   X(13)   X(13)
SABLE ISLAND   50  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)   3( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)
 
HALIFAX NS     34  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)  16(16)   X(16)   X(16)
HALIFAX NS     50  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)   3( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)
 
YARMOUTH NS    34  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)  18(18)   X(18)   X(18)
YARMOUTH NS    50  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)   5( 5)   X( 5)   X( 5)
 
MONCTON NB     34  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)   7( 7)   X( 7)   X( 7)
 
ST JOHN NB     34  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)   9( 9)   X( 9)   X( 9)
 
EASTPORT ME    34  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)   9( 9)   X( 9)   X( 9)
EASTPORT ME    50  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)   3( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)
 
BAR HARBOR ME  34  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)   9( 9)   X( 9)   X( 9)
 
AUGUSTA ME     34  X   X( X)   X( X)   1( 1)   4( 5)   X( 5)   X( 5)
 
PORTLAND ME    34  X   X( X)   X( X)   1( 1)   5( 6)   X( 6)   X( 6)
 
CONCORD NH     34  X   X( X)   X( X)   2( 2)   4( 6)   X( 6)   X( 6)
 
BOSTON MA      34  X   X( X)   X( X)   3( 3)   7(10)   X(10)   X(10)
 
HYANNIS MA     34  X   X( X)   1( 1)   4( 5)  12(17)   X(17)   X(17)
HYANNIS MA     50  X   X( X)   X( X)   1( 1)   4( 5)   X( 5)   X( 5)
HYANNIS MA     64  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)   1( 1)   X( 1)   X( 1)
 
NANTUCKET MA   34  X   X( X)   1( 1)   6( 7)  14(21)   X(21)   X(21)
NANTUCKET MA   50  X   X( X)   X( X)   1( 1)   5( 6)   X( 6)   X( 6)
NANTUCKET MA   64  X   X( X)   X( X)   X( X)   2( 2)   X( 2)   X( 2)
 
PROVIDENCE RI  34  X   X( X)   1( 1)   4( 5)   7(12)   X(12)   X(12)
PROVIDENCE RI  50  X   X( X)   X( X)   1( 1)   2( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)
 
HARTFORD CT    34  X   X( X)   1( 1)   3( 4)   3( 7)   X( 7)   X( 7)
 
MONTAUK POINT  34  X   X( X)   1( 1)   6( 7)   7(14)   X(14)   X(14)
MONTAUK POINT  50  X   X( X)   X( X)   1( 1)   3( 4)   X( 4)   X( 4)
 
NEW YORK CITY  34  X   X( X)   2( 2)   5( 7)   2( 9)   X( 9)   X( 9)
 
NEWARK NJ      34  X   X( X)   2( 2)   4( 6)   1( 7)   X( 7)   X( 7)
 
TRENTON NJ     34  X   X( X)   2( 2)   4( 6)   1( 7)   X( 7)   X( 7)
 
ATLANTIC CITY  34  X   1( 1)   5( 6)   5(11)   1(12)   X(12)   X(12)
 
BALTIMORE MD   34  X   1( 1)   3( 4)   2( 6)   X( 6)   X( 6)   X( 6)
 
DOVER DE       34  X   2( 2)   4( 6)   4(10)   X(10)   X(10)   X(10)
 
ANNAPOLIS MD   34  X   2( 2)   2( 4)   3( 7)   X( 7)   X( 7)   X( 7)
 
WASHINGTON DC  34  X   2( 2)   2( 4)   2( 6)   X( 6)   X( 6)   X( 6)
 
OCEAN CITY MD  34  X   4( 4)   8(12)   5(17)   1(18)   X(18)   X(18)
OCEAN CITY MD  50  X   X( X)   1( 1)   2( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)
 
RICHMOND VA    34  1   3( 4)   4( 8)   2(10)   X(10)   X(10)   X(10)
 
NORFOLK VA     34  1   9(10)  11(21)   2(23)   X(23)   X(23)   X(23)
NORFOLK VA     50  X   X( X)   2( 2)   1( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)
 
GREENSBORO NC  34  X   3( 3)   1( 4)   X( 4)   X( 4)   X( 4)   X( 4)
 
RALEIGH NC     34  1   4( 5)   3( 8)   X( 8)   X( 8)   X( 8)   X( 8)
 
CAPE HATTERAS  34 13  37(50)   9(59)   2(61)   X(61)   X(61)   X(61)
CAPE HATTERAS  50  X  10(10)   9(19)   1(20)   X(20)   X(20)   X(20)
CAPE HATTERAS  64  X   1( 1)   1( 2)   1( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)
 
CHARLOTTE NC   34  X   2( 2)   1( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)
 
MOREHEAD CITY  34 33  18(51)   4(55)   X(55)   X(55)   X(55)   X(55)
MOREHEAD CITY  50  1   9(10)   2(12)   X(12)   X(12)   X(12)   X(12)
MOREHEAD CITY  64  X   1( 1)   X( 1)   X( 1)   X( 1)   X( 1)   X( 1)
 
WILMINGTON NC  34 22   7(29)   2(31)   X(31)   X(31)   X(31)   X(31)
 
COLUMBIA SC    34  1   1( 2)   1( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)   X( 3)
 
MYRTLE BEACH   34  7   4(11)   2(13)   X(13)   X(13)   X(13)   X(13)
 
CHARLESTON SC  34  2   2( 4)   1( 5)   X( 5)   X( 5)   X( 5)   X( 5)
 
$$                                                                  
FORECASTER BLAKE                                                    
                                                                    
                                                                    
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