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Tropical Storm HANNA


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TROPICAL STORM HANNA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  40A...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL082008
800 PM EDT SAT SEP 06 2008

CORRECTED FOR SPELLING OF ATLANTIC CITY NEW JERSEY IN LOCATION BLOCK

...HANNA A LITTLE STRONGER AS IT RACES TOWARD NEW ENGLAND...
 
AT 800 PM EDT...0000Z...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS DISCONTINUED
SOUTH OF CAPE HENLOPEN DELAWARE. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN
EFFECT FROM CAPE HENLOPEN NORTHWARD TO MERRIMACK RIVER
MASSACHUSETTS...INCLUDING DELAWARE BAY...NEW YORK HARBOR...LONG
ISLAND SOUND...BLOCK ISLAND...MARTHA'S VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET. A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 800 PM EDT...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 39.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 74.6 WEST OR NEAR
ATLANTIC NEW JERSEY. THIS POSITION IS ALSO ABOUT 110 MILES...180
KM... SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF NEW YORK CITY AND 120 MILES...195 KM
SOUTHWEST OF ISLIP NEW YORK.  
 
HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 28 MPH...44 KM/HR.  THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE
CENTER OF HANNA WILL CROSS THE EASTERN MID-ATLANTIC STATES
TONIGHT...AND MOVE NEAR OR OVER SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND SUNDAY
MORNING.  THE CENTER IS FORECAST TO PASS NEAR OR OVER THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
 
INFORMATION FROM SHIPS...BUOYS...AND NOAA DOPPLER WEATHER RADARS
INDICATE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 55 MPH...93
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST
DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  HOWEVER...HANNA IS FORECAST TO
LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS ON SUNDAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200 MILES...325 KM
...MAINLY OVER WATER TO THE EAST AND SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER. DURING
THE PAST COUPLE OF HOURS...TWO SHIPS NEAR THE MOUTH OF DELAWARE BAY
REPORTED SUSTAINED WINDS OF 49 MPH...80 KM/HR AND 46 MPH...74
KM/HR.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE BASED ON A RECENT REPORT FROM
A NOAA BUOY IN DELAWARE BAY IS 992 MB...29.29 INCHES.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 1 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS...WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER LEVELS IN BAYS AND ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DANGEROUS
BATTERING WAVES...IS EXPECTED IN THE WARNING AREA.  COASTAL STORM
SURGE FLOODING ALONG THE ATLANTIC COASTS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND
NORTH CAROLINA...INCLUDING THE PAMLICO AND ABLEMARLE SOUNDS...
SHOULD GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TONIGHT.
 
HANNA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES
FROM THE NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC STATES NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH NEW
ENGLAND...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 8 INCHES POSSIBLE.
THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS THESE
REGIONS.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT OVER THE COASTAL AREAS OF
SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND.
 
REPEATING THE 800 PM EDT POSITION...39.5 N...74.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 28 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...55 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...992 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 1100 PM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
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