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Hurricane KYLE


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HURRICANE KYLE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  11A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL112008
800 AM AST SUN SEP 28 2008

...KYLE STRENGTHENS A LITTLE BUT IS APPROACHING COLDER WATERS...

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 IS IN EFFECT ALONG THE COAST OF MAINE
FROM PORT CLYDE EASTWARD TO EASTPORT. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS
ALSO IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN NEW BRUNSWICK CANADA AND SOUTHWESTERN
NOVA SCOTIA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS 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.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN NEW ENGLAND AND THE CANADIAN MARITIMES SHOULD
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 800 AM AST...1200Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE KYLE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 39.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 68.4 WEST OR ABOUT 165
MILES...265 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF NANTUCKET MASSACHUSETTS AND
ABOUT 440 MILES...710 KM...SOUTHWEST OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA. 

KYLE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 24 MPH...39
KM/HR...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE
NEXT DAY OR SO.  ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER OF KYLE IS FORECAST TO
PASS EAST OF CAPE COD MASSACHUSETTS AND THE COAST OF MAINE LATER
TODAY AND TONIGHT AND BE NEAR OR OVER THE CANADIAN MARITIMES
TONIGHT OR EARLY MONDAY.
 
REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT INDICATE THAT
THE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 80 MPH...130
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  KYLE IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE
SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE.  KYLE IS APPROACHING COLDER WATERS AND
WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATER TODAY.  THE SYSTEM COULD LOSE
TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

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 NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER.
 
THE AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER PLANE REPORTED A MINIMUM CENTRAL
PRESSURE OF 991 MB...29.26 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 THE EXTREME EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE NEW ENGLAND
STATES...NEW BRUNSWICK...NOVA SCOTIA...AND PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.
 
REPEATING THE 800 AM AST POSITION...39.3 N...68.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 24 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...991 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH/BLAKE
 
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