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Hurricane KYLE


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HURRICANE KYLE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  13A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL112008
800 PM AST SUN SEP 28 2008
 
...KYLE POUNDING NOVA SCOTIA...
 
A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COUNTIES OF DIGBY...
YARMOUTH...AND SHELBURNE IN SOUTHWESTERN NOVA SCOTIA CANADA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM STONINGTON MAINE
EASTWARD TO EASTPORT MAINE...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 800 PM AST...0000Z...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE KYLE WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 44.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 66.2 WEST.  THIS POSITION IS
NEAR THE WESTERN TIP OF NOVA SCOTIA JUST NORTH OF YARMOUTH...AND
ABOUT 95 MILES...150 KM...SOUTH OF SAINT JOHN.
 
KYLE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 30 MPH...48 KM/HR. A MOTION
TOWARD THE NORTH OR NORTH-NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT DAY
OR SO WITH SOME DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED.  THE CENTER OF KYLE IS
EXPECTED TO PASS OVER NEW BRUNSWICK TONIGHT.  
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 75 MPH...120 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  KYLE IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE.  GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  KYLE
IS LOSING TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND IS EXPECTED TO BECOME
EXTRATROPICAL LATER THIS EVENING.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES...140 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 230
MILES...370 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 985 MB...29.09 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES
ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE EXTREME EASTERN PORTIONS OF MAINE...NEW
BRUNSWICK...NOVA SCOTIA...AND PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING.
 
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 LIKELY ALONG PORTIONS OF THE COASTS OF NOVA SCOTIA.
 
REPEATING THE 800 PM AST POSITION...44.0 N...66.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 30 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...75
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...985 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 1100 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
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