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Tropical Storm KYLE


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TROPICAL STORM KYLE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   8A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL112008
200 PM AST SAT SEP 27 2008

...KYLE ACCELERATING NORTHWARD...LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH...

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.
 
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.

THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR NOVA
SCOTIA AND SOUTHWESTERN NEW BRUNSWICK.
 
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 200 PM AST...1800Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KYLE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 33.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 69.7 WEST OR ABOUT
300 MILES...480 KM...WEST-NORTHWEST OF BERMUDA AND ABOUT
550 MILES...885 KM...SOUTH OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS.
 
KYLE IS NOW MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 20 MPH...32 KM/HR.  A
NORTHWARD MOTION WITH AN ADDITIONAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS
EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF 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
MAINLY TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.  
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE ESTIMATED FROM DATA FROM AN AIR FORCE
RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT IS 998 MB...29.47 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...PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND...AND NOVA SCOTIA
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.
 
REPEATING THE 200 PM AST POSITION...33.3 N...69.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 20 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...998 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 500 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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