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Hurricane KYLE


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HURRICANE KYLE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   9A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL112008
800 PM AST SAT SEP 27 2008
 
...KYLE PASSING WELL EAST OF THE COAST OF NORTH CAROLINA...HEADING 
TOWARD EASTERN NEW ENGLAND AND THE CANADIAN MARITIMES... 
 
A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF MAINE FROM
STONINGTON EASTWARD TO EASTPORT.  A HURRICANE WATCH IS ALSO IN
EFFECT FOR SOUTHWESTERN NOVA SCOTIA CANADA.  
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG THE COAST OF MAINE
FROM PORT CLYDE EASTWARD TO EASTPORT.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS
ALSO IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHWESTERN NOVA SCOTIA CANADA.  
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF MAINE
SOUTH OF PORT CLYDE TO CAPE ELIZABETH...INCLUDING THE PORTLAND
AREA.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR THE
REMAINDER OF NOVA SCOTIA...AND FOR SOUTHWESTERN NEW BRUNSWICK
CANADA. 
 
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 800 PM AST...0000Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE KYLE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 35.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 69.7 WEST ABOUT 405 MILES...650
KM...SOUTH OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS AND ABOUT 615 MILES...985
KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF YARMOUTH NOVA SCOTIA.
 
KYLE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 24 MPH...39 KM/HR.  A GRADUAL
TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND 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 75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  KYLE IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE.  A LITTLE ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS.  HOWEVER...WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE
SUNDAY OR MONDAY.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES...110 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205
MILES...335 KM MAINLY TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 995 MB...29.38 INCHES.
 
TIDES OF 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER LEVELS IN
THE BAY OF FUNDY...AND ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING
WAVES....ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE COASTS OF OF NEW ENGLAND AND THE
CANADIAN MARITIMES IN ASSOCIATION WITH KYLE.
 
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...NOVA SCOTIA...AND PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING.
 
REPEATING THE 800 PM AST POSITION...35.4 N...69.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 24 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN/AVILA
 
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