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Tropical Storm IRENE


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TROPICAL STORM IRENE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  34A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL092011
800 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2011
 
...CENTER OF IRENE APPROACHING THE U.S./CANADIAN BORDER...
...MAJOR RIVER FLOODING OCCURRING IN PARTS OF THE NORTHEAST...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 800 PM EDT...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...44.1N 72.1W
ABOUT 20 MI...35 KM S OF ST. JOHNSBURY VERMONT
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH...85 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNE OR 25 DEGREES AT 26 MPH...43 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...978 MB...28.88 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES IN WATCHES AND WARNINGS WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED SOUTH OF MANASQUAN
INLET NEW JERSEY.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* MANASQUAN INLET NEW JERSEY NORTHWARD TO EASTPORT MAINE...INCLUDING
NEW YORK CITY...LONG ISLAND...LONG ISLAND SOUND...COASTAL
CONNECTICUT AND RHODE ISLAND...BLOCK ISLAND...MARTHAS VINEYARD AND
NANTUCKET
* UNITED STATES/CANADA BORDER NORTHEASTWARD TO FORT LAWRENCE
INCLUDING GRAND MANAN
* SOUTH COAST OF NOVA SCOTIA FROM FORT LAWRENCE TO PORTERS LAKE
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN EASTERN CANADA SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
IRENE.
 
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. FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA OUTSIDE
THE UNITED STATES...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL
METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 800 PM EDT...0000 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM IRENE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 44.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 72.1 WEST.  IRENE IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 26 MPH...43 KM/H...AND THIS
MOTION WITH A LITTLE FASTER FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT
DAY OR SO.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF IRENE WILL MOVE
OVER EASTERN CANADA TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...85 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS...MAINLY OVER OR NEAR THE WATER WELL TO THE SOUTH AND EAST OF
THE CENTER.  IRENE IS FORECAST TO WEAKEN AND BECOME A POST-TROPICAL
CYCLONE BY TONIGHT.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 320 MILES...520 KM
FROM THE CENTER.  A WIND GUST OF 67 MPH...108 KM/H...WAS RECENTLY
REPORTED FROM AN UNOFFICIAL SITE ON CAPE COD AT HATCH BEACH
MASSACHUSETTS.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 978 MB...28.88 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
STORM SURGE...ELEVATED WATER LEVELS WILL PERSIST IN AREAS OF ONSHORE
WINDS ALONG THE COAST FROM CONNECTICUT THROUGH MAINE.  THE HIGHEST
WATER LEVELS WILL OCCUR NEAR THE UPPER PARTS OF BAYS AND INLETS.
NEAR THE COAST...THESE ELEVATED WATER LEVELS WILL ALSO BE
ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE...DESTRUCTIVE...AND LIFE-THREATENING WAVES.
HIGHER THAN NORMAL ASTRONOMICAL TIDES ARE OCCURRING THIS WEEKEND.
COASTAL AND RIVER FLOODING WILL BE HIGHEST AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH
TIDE.  STORM TIDE AND SURGE VALUES ARE VERY LOCATION-SPECIFIC...AND
USERS ARE URGED TO CONSULT PRODUCTS ISSUED BY THEIR LOCAL NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE OFFICES.
 
RAINFALL...IRENE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS
OF 4 TO 6 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 8 INCHES...FROM
NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK STATE NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE NORTHERN
PORTION OF NEW ENGLAND. THESE RAINS...COMBINED WITH HEAVY RAINS
OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS...COULD CAUSE WIDESPREAD FLOODING AND
LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS.
 
WIND...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WILL SPREAD NORTHWARD ACROSS
PORTIONS OF NEW BRUNSWICK AND NOVA SCOTIA TONIGHT.  SIGNIFICANTLY
HIGHER WIND SPEEDS ARE LIKELY OVER AREAS OF ELEVATED TERRAIN IN
NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND AND EASTERN CANADA.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BERG/STEWART
 
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