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Tropical Storm KYLE


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TROPICAL STORM KYLE ADVISORY NUMBER   8
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL112008
1100 AM AST SAT SEP 27 2008

...KYLE PASSING WEST OF BERMUDA...WATCHES ISSUED FOR THE COAST OF
MAINE...
 
AT 11 AM EDT...1500 UTC...A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE
COAST OF MAINE FROM STONINGTON TO EASTPORT.  A HURRICANE WATCH
MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH
AREA... GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
AT 11 AM EDT...1500 UTC...A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR
THE COAST OF MAINE SOUTH OF STONINGTON TO CAPE ELIZABETH...
INCLUDING THE PORTLAND AREA.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...
GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR BERMUDA.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN NEW ENGLAND AND THE CANADIAN MARITIMES SHOULD
MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF 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 AM AST...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KYLE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 32.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 69.6 WEST OR ABOUT
280 MILES...450 KM...WEST OF BERMUDA AND ABOUT 635 MILES...
1025 KM...SOUTH OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS.
 
KYLE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH...24 KM/HR.  A
TURN TOWARD THE NORTH AND AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
LATER TODAY...AND A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED
TONIGHT OR SUNDAY.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF KYLE IS
FORECAST TO BE NEAR EASTERN NEW ENGLAND OR THE CANADIAN MARITIMES
LATE SUNDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH...110 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...
AND KYLE COULD BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205 MILES...335 KM
FROM THE CENTER.  THE CENTER OF KYLE IS PASSING NEAR NOAA BUOY
41048...WHICH RECENTLY REPORTED 1-MINUTE AVERAGE WINDS OF 56
MPH...91 KM/HR...AND A WIND GUST OF 65 MPH...104 KM/HR.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 998 MB...29.47 INCHES.  BUOY
41048 JUST REPORTED A PRESSURE OF 1000 MB...29.52 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL TOTALS AROUND ONE INCH ARE POSSIBLE ON BERMUDA THROUGH
TODAY.  RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE NEW ENGLAND
STATES...NEW BRUNSWICK...AND NOVA SCOTIA THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

REPEATING THE 1100 AM AST POSITION...32.1 N...69.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...998 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 200 PM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 500
PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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