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Hurricane BILL


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BULLETIN
HURRICANE BILL INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  33A...CORRECTED
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL032009
200 PM AST SUN AUG 23 2009

CORRECTED TO INCLUDE TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR EASTERN PRINCE EDWARD
ISLAND

...BILL MOVING NEAR NOVA SCOTIA...

AT 2 PM AST...1800 UTC...ENVIRONMENT CANADA HAS DISCONTINUED THE
TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN NOVA SCOTIA FROM CHARLESVILLE IN
SHELBURNE COUNTY TO HUBBARDS IN HALIFAX COUNTY...AND DISCONTINUED
THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH FROM WEST OF MALAGASH IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY
TO TIDNISH IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY...AND DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL
STORM WATCH FROM FORT LAWRENCE IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY TO
CHARLESVILLE.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT IN EASTERN NOVA SCOTIA
FROM EAST OF HUBBARDS TO LISMORE...AND A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FROM ECUM SECUM IN HALIFAX COUNTY TO POINT ACONIIN IN CAPE
BRETON COUNTY.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
FROM VICTORIA IN QUEEN COUNTY NORTHWARD TO LOWER DARNLEY IN PRINCE
COUNTY.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT ALONG THE SOUTHEASTERN
COAST OF NEWFOUNDLAND FROM STONE'S COVE TO BONAVISTA.  A TROPICAL
STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WEST AND SOUTH COAST OF
NEWFOUNDLAND FROM PARSONS POND AROUND TO STONE'S COVE...AND ALONG
THE EAST COAST OF NEWFOUNDLAND FROM BONAVISTA TO HARBOUR DEEP.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED
STATES...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL
METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.  FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR
AREA IN THE UNITED STATES...INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND
WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.
 
AT 200 PM AST...1800 UTC...THE CENTER OF HURRICANE BILL WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 44.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 62.5 WEST OR ABOUT 60 MILES...
95 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA.
 
BILL IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 35 MPH...56 KM/HR...AND A
FURTHER INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT.
ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF BILL WILL PASS NEAR OR JUST
OFF THE EASTERN COAST OF NOVA SCOTIA TODAY...AND NEAR OR OVER
SOUTHEASTERN NEWFOUNDLAND TONIGHT OR EARLY MONDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 80 MPH...130 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  BILL IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON
SCALE.  SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST AND BILL IS LIKELY TO LOSE
TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES...140 KM...FROM
THE CENTER...AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 290
MILES...465 KM.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 970 MB...28.64 INCHES.
 
TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM
AMOUNTS OF 7 INCHES ARE EXPECTED NEAR THE TRACK OF BILL ACROSS NOVA
SCOTIA...PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND AND NEWFOUNDLAND.
 
LARGE AND DANGEROUS SWELLS GENERATED BY HURRICANE BILL WILL BE
IMPACTING THE ATLANTIC MARITIMES OF CANADA TODAY.  SWELLS ALONG THE
U.S. EAST COAST SHOULD GRADUALLY DIMINISH TODAY AND TONIGHT.
 
...SUMMARY OF 200 PM AST INFORMATION...
LOCATION...44.4N 62.5W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...80 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NORTHEAST OR 45 DEGREES AT 35 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...970 MB
 
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 500 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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