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Hurricane KYLE


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HURRICANE KYLE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  12A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL112008
200 PM AST SUN SEP 28 2008

...KYLE HEADED FOR NOVA SCOTIA AND NEW BRUNSWICK...

AT 2 PM AST...1800 UTC...THE HURRICANE WATCH FOR MAINE IS
DISCONTINUED.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
STONINGTON EASTWARD TO EASTPORT MAINE.  

AT 2 PM AST...1800 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA HAS ISSUED A
HURRICANE WARNING FOR THE COUNTIES OF DIGBY...YARMOUTH...AND
SHELBURNE IN SOUTHWESTERN NOVA SCOTIA. 

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN NEW BRUNSWICK
CANADA AND THE REMAINDER OF SOUTHWESTERN NOVA SCOTIA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE REMAINDER OF
NOVA SCOTIA.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN 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 200 PM AST...1800Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE KYLE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 41.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 66.9 WEST OR ABOUT 225 MILES...
360 KM...SOUTHEAST OF PORTLAND MAINE AND ABOUT 230 MILES...370
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 FOR THE NEXT DAY OR
SO WITH SOME DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE
CENTER OF KYLE SHOULD PASS EAST OF THE COAST OF MAINE LATER TODAY
AND TONIGHT AND MOVE NEAR OR OVER SOUTHWESTERN NOVA SCOTIA AND NEW
BRUNSWICK TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 80 MPH...130 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  KYLE IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE.  ALTHOUGH KYLE IS MOVING OVER COLDER WATERS AND WEAKENING IS
LIKELY DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...KYLE COULD STILL BE AT HURRICANE
STRENGTH WHEN IT REACHES NOVA SCOTIA.  THE SYSTEM SHOULD LOSE
TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS ON 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.
 
DATA FROM A NOAA BUOY INDICATE THAT THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS
NEAR 984 MB...29.06 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 POSSIBLE 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 200 PM AST POSITION...41.6 N...66.9 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 24 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...984 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 500 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH/BLAKE
 
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