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Tropical Storm KYLE


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TROPICAL STORM KYLE ADVISORY NUMBER   6
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL112008
1100 PM AST FRI SEP 26 2008

...KYLE NEARING HURRICANE STRENGTH...HEADING NORTHWARD...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR BERMUDA.
 
INTERESTS IN COASTAL NEW ENGLAND AND THE CANADIAN MARITIMES SHOULD
CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF KYLE.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 1100 PM AST...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KYLE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 68.8 WEST OR ABOUT 310
MILES...500 KM...SOUTHWEST OF BERMUDA.

KYLE HAS INCREASED ITS FORWARD SPEED AND IS NOW MOVING TOWARD THE
NORTH NEAR 15 MPH...24 KM/HR. THIS GENERAL MOTION WITH AN
ADDITIONAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED ON SATURDAY.  A
TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT OR
SUNDAY. ON THIS TRACK...THE CORE OF KYLE AND THE STRONGEST WINDS
ARE FORECAST TO REMAIN WEST OF BERMUDA. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH...110
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. KYLE WILL LIKELY BECOME A HURRICANE ON
SATURDAY. 
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205 MILES...335 KM
TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE RECENTLY MEASURED BY A NOAA
RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT WAS 994 MB...29.35 INCHES.

RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ON BERMUDA THROUGH
SATURDAY.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM AST POSITION...29.4 N...68.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 15 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...994 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 200 AM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 500
AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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