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…HANNA ACCELERATING NORTHWESTWARD… DATE: 09/05/2008 05:23:00

WTNT33 KNHC 051143 TCPAT3 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM HANNA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 34A NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL082008 800 AM EDT FRI SEP 05 2008

…HANNA ACCELERATING NORTHWESTWARD…

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS. A TROPICAL WARNING ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GEORGIA NORTHWARD ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST TO CHINCOTEAGUE VIRGINIA…INCLUDING PAMLICO AND ALBEMARLE SOUNDS…AND NORTHWARD INTO CHESAPEAKE BAY TO SMITH POINT.

THE HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF EDISTO BEACH SOUTH CAROLINA TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NORTH CAROLINA…INCLUDING PAMLICO SOUND.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF CHINCOTEAGUE VIRGINIA TO SANDY HOOK JERSEY…INCLUDING THE CHESAPEAKE BAY NORTH OF SMITH POINT…THE TIDAL POTOMAC…WASHINGTON D.C…AND THE DELAWARE BAY. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA…GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.

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 EDT…1200Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.2 NORTH…LONGITUDE 78.8 WEST OR ABOUT 115 MILES…185 KM…EAST OF MELBOURNE FLORIDA AND ABOUT 425 MILES…680 KM…SOUTH OF WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA.

HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 18 MPH…29 KM/HR. A GRADUAL TURN TO THE NORTH WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK…THE CENTER OF HANNA WILL BE NEAR THE SOUTHEAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES LATER TODAY. HOWEVER…RAINS AND WINDS ASSOCIATED WITH HANNA WILL REACH THE COAST WELL IN ADVANCE OF THE CENTER.

REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT INDICATE THAT MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 65 MPH…100 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ONLY SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST PRIOR TO LANDFALL…ALTHOUGH IT IS STILL POSSIBLE FOR HANNA TO BECOME A HURRICANE.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 315 MILES…510 KM FROM THE CENTER.

THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE JUST REPORTED BY THE AIRCRAFT WAS 980 MB…28.94 INCHES.

HANNA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES FROM COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA…NORTHWARD THROUGH EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA AND INTO SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA…WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES POSSIBLE. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE FLORIDA EAST COAST AND COASTAL GEORGIA. RAINFALL WILL BE DIMINISHING ACROSS THE NORTHERN BAHAMAS EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE SPREADING NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE MID ATLANTIC…SOUTHERN NEW YORK…AND INTO SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND LATE FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS…ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES…CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF THE PATH OF THE CENTER OF HANNA.

REPEATING THE 800 AM EDT POSITION…28.2 N…78.2 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTHWEST NEAR 18 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…65 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…985 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 1100 AM EDT.

$$ FORECASTER BEVEN

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/05/2008 05:23:25 000 WTNT34 KNHC 050854 TCPAT4 BULLETIN HURRICANE IKE ADVISORY NUMBER 17 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL092008 500 AM AST FRI SEP 05 2008

…MAJOR HURRICANE IKE HEADED WESTWARD…

INTERESTS IN THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE SOUTHEASTERN AND CENTRAL BAHAMAS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF IKE.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA…PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 500 AM AST…0900Z…THE EYE OF HURRICANE IKE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.7 NORTH…LONGITUDE 61.0 WEST OR ABOUT 460 MILES…740 KM…NORTH OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND ABOUT 660 MILES…1065 KM… EAST-NORTHEAST OF GRAND TURK ISLAND.

IKE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 15 MPH…24 KM/HR. A SLIGHT TURN TOWARD THE WEST-SOUTHWEST IS FORECAST TONIGHT OR EARLY ON SATURDAY…WITH A TURN BACK TO THE WEST EXPECTED BY SUNDAY. ON THIS TRACK…IKE COULD BE NEAR THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS ON SUNDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 125 MPH…205 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. IKE IS A DANGEROUS CATEGORY THREE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE SCALE. SOME WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO…BUT IKE IS STILL FORECAST TO BE A MAJOR HURRICANE IN A COUPLE OF DAYS.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES…55 KM…FROM THE CENTER…AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES…165 KM.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 945 MB…27.91 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 500 AM AST POSITION…23.7 N…61.0 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST NEAR 15 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…125 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…945 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 1100 AM AST.

$$ FORECASTER KNABB

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/05/2008 05:23:47 TCPAT5 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE ADVISORY NUMBER 13 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL102008 500 AM AST FRI SEP 05 2008

AT 500 AM AST…0900Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.7 NORTH…LONGITUDE 34.3 WEST OR ABOUT 665 MILES…1065 KM…WEST OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.

JOSEPHINE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH…15 KM/HR…AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH…85 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175 MILES…280 KM FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1001 MB…29.56 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 500 AM AST POSITION…15.7 N…34.3 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1001 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 1100 AM AST.

$$ FORECASTER ROBERTS/KNABB

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/05/2008 05:25:31 TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6:15AM EDT Urgent – Immediate Broadcast Requested Tropical Storm Hanna Local Statement National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 607 AM EDT Fri Sep 5 2008

…Hanna Moving Toward The Mid Atlantic States…

At 500 AM EDT…0900z…The Center Of Tropical Storm Hanna Was Located Near Latitude 28.0 North…Longitude 78.0 West Or About 125 Miles North-Northwest Of Great Abaco Island And About 430 Miles South Of Wilmington North Carolina.

Hanna Is Moving Toward The Northwest Near 20 Mph. A Gradual Turn To The North With An Increase In Forward Speed Is Expected Later Today. On The Forecast Track…The Center Of Hanna Will Be Near The Southeast Coast Of The United States Later Today…And May Reach The Greater Baltimore Washington Region Including Southern Maryland Saturday Morning.

Maximum Sustained Winds Remain Near 65 Mph With Higher Gusts. Only Slight Strengthening Is Forecast Prior To Landfall…Although It Is Still Possible For Hanna To Become A Hurricane.

District Of Columbia-Harford-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges- Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys-Calvert- Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-King George- 607 AM EDT Fri Sep 5 2008

…Tropical Storm Watch Remains In Effect…

…New Information…

The Position Of Tropical Storm Hanna Has Been Updated.

…Areas Affected…

This Statement Recommends Actions To Be Taken By Persons In… Central Maryland…Northern Maryland…Southern Maryland…The District Of Columbia…Central Virginia And Northern Virginia.

…Watches/Warnings…

Please Listen To Noaa Weather Radio Or Go To Weather.Gov On The Internet For More Information About These Additional Hazards.

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…Precautionary/Preparedness Actions…

Listen To Noaa Weather Radio Or Local Radio Or Tv Stations For Up To Date Storm Information. Recheck Manufactured Home Tie-Downs. Fill Your Automobile Gas Tank. Check Batteries And Stock Up On Canned Food, First Aid Supplies, Drinking Water And Medications. Have A Least Three Gallons Of Water Per Person For At Least Three Days. Bring Outdoors Objects Such As Lawn Furniture Inside. Secure Your Boat. Get Extra Cash.

…Storm Surge And Storm Tide…

Coastal Storm Surge Of 2 To 4 Feet Above Normal Tide Levels Can Be Expected Along The Western Shore Of The Chesapeake Bay And The Tidal Potomac River. The Highest Water Levels Are Expected During The High Tidal Cycle Occurring Saturday Morning And Afternoon.

Here Are The Times Of High Tides On Saturday For Locations From North To South Along The Chesapeake Bay…

Havre De Grace…2:44 PM Bowley Bar…12:22 PM Fort Mchenry…11:31 AM Fells Point…11:40 AM Annapolis…10:01 AM Chesapeake Beach…8:44 AM Broomes Island…7:18 AM Solomons Island…6:53 AM Point Lookout…6:03 AM

And Along The Tidal Potomac River…

Washington Channel…1:34 PM Reagan National Airport…1:50 PM Alexandria…1:52 PM Quantico…12:42 PM Port Tobacco River…9:26 AM Dahlgren…8:34 AM Coltons Point…8:16 AM Colonial Beach…8:07 AM Piney Point…7:40 AM

…Winds…

Sustained Winds Of 25 To 35 Mph With Gusts Up To 50 Mph Are Possible Beginning Early Saturday Morning And Lasting Into The Late Afternoon. The Strongest Winds Will Occur East Of The Interstate 95 Corridor…With Southern Maryland Having The Highest Likelihood Of Strongest Winds. Winds Of This Magnitude May Cause Trees And Power Lines To Fall And Cause Scattered Power Outages.

…Probability Of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Conditions…

For Baltimore MD…

There Is A 20 Percent Chance Of Winds 39 Mph Or Greater.

For Annapolis MD…

There Is A 25 Percent Chance Of Winds 39 Mph Or Greater.

For Washington DC…

There A 25 Percent Chance Of Winds 39 Mph Or Greater.

…Inland Flooding…

Rain Will Begin Across Southern Maryland Beginning Friday Afternoon…However The Heaviest Rains Directly Associated With Hanna Are Expected Saturday Morning And Afternoon. Rainfall Totals Of 3 To 6 Inches Are Possible. These Amounts Could Cause Flash Flooding Of Small Streams…Creeks…And Highly Urbanized Areas.

…Next Update…

This Statement Will Be Updated By 11 AM EDT If Not Sooner. —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/05/2008 05:26:17 FLASH FLOOD WATCH SATURDAY FROM GREATER BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON SOUTH AND EAST.. UNTIL 9:15AM EDT Flood Watch National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 111 AM EDT Fri Sep 5 2008

…Flash Flood Watch Saturday From Greater Baltimore/Washington South And East…

District Of Columbia-Frederick MD-Carroll-Northern Baltimore- Harford-Montgomery-Howard-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges- Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys-Calvert-Fauquier-Loudoun-Orange- Culpeper-Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania- King George- Including The Cities Of…Washington…Frederick…Westminster… Gaithersburg…Columbia…Baltimore…Annapolis…Waldorf… St Marys City…Leesburg…Culpeper…Manassas…Manassas Park… Fairfax…Alexandria…Falls Church…Fredericksburg 111 AM EDT Fri Sep 5 2008

…Flash Flood Watch Remains In Effect From Saturday Morning Through Saturday Afternoon…

The Flash Flood Watch Continues For

• Portions Of Maryland…The District Of Columbia And Virginia… Including The Following Areas…In Maryland…Anne Arundel… Calvert…Carroll…Charles…Frederick MD…Harford… Howard…Montgomery…Northern Baltimore…Prince Georges… Southern Baltimore And St. Marys. The District Of Columbia. In Virginia…Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria…Culpeper… Fairfax…Fauquier…King George…Loudoun…Orange…Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park…Spotsylvania And Stafford.

• From Saturday Morning Through Saturday Afternoon

• Heavy Rain Associated With Tropical Storm Hanna Will Move North Across The Region Friday Afternoon Into Saturday. It Appears At This Time That The Heaviest Rains Would Fall Late Friday Night Into Early Saturday Afternoon. This Is Largely Dependent On The Exact Track Of Hanna. However…Along The Path Of This Storm Totals Of 3 To 6 Inches Are Expected. Latest Flash Flood Guidance Indicates That Amounts Of 3 To 4 Inches In 3 Hours Or Less Will Cause Small Streams And Creeks To Flow Out Of Their Banks.

• If Heavy Rain Develops…Expect Small Streams To Overflow And Low Lying Roads To Flood. Do Not Ever Drive Into Flood Waters.

A Flash Flood Watch Means That Conditions May Develop That Lead To Flash Flooding. Flash Flooding Is A Very Dangerous Situation.

You Should Monitor Later Forecasts And Be Prepared To Take Action Should Flash Flood Warnings Be Issued. —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/05/2008 15:49:59 000 WTNT33 KNHC 052055 TCPAT3 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM HANNA ADVISORY NUMBER 36…CORRECTED NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL082008 500 PM EDT FRI SEP 05 2008

…CORRECTION TO ADD TROPICAL STORM WATCH POINTS…

…HANNA STILL JUST BELOW HURRICANE STRENGTH…TROPICAL STORM WATCH EXTENDED NORTHWARD…

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GEORGIA NORTHWARD ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST TO SANDY HOOK NEW JERSEY…INCLUDING PAMLICO AND ALBEMARLE SOUNDS…INCLUDING ALL OF CHESAPEAKE BAY….THE TIDAL POTOMAC…WASHINGTON D.C…AND THE DELAWARE BAY. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

THE HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF EDISTO BEACH SOUTH CAROLINA TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NORTH CAROLINA…INCLUDING PAMLICO SOUND. HURRICANE WARNINGS MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF THIS AREA TONIGHT.

AT 5 PM EDT…2100 UTC…THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS EXTENDED NORTHWARD TO MERRIMACK RIVER MASSACHUSETTS….INCLUDING BLOCK ISLAND…MARTHA'S VINEYARD…AND NANTUCKET. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF SANDY HOOK NEW JERSEY TO MERRIMACK RIVER MASSACHUSETTS…INCLUDING LONG ISLAND. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA…GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA…INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS…PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 500 PM EDT…2100Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.8 NORTH…LONGITUDE 78.7 WEST OR ABOUT 160 MILES…255 KM…SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA AND ABOUT 240 MILES…385 KM…SOUTH OF WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA.

HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 20 MPH…32 KM/HR. THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED CONTINUE TONIGHT…WITH A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHEAST AND A FASTER FORWARD SPEED EXPECTED ON SATURDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK…THE CENTER OF HANNA SHOULD CROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN COAST OF THE UNITED STATES TONIGHT OR EARLY SATURDAY…THEN MOVE ALONG THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST LATER SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH…110 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ALTHOUGH NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST BEFORE LANDFALL…IT WOULD ONLY TAKE A SMALL INCREASE IN WIND SPEED FOR HANNA TO BECOME A HURRICANE. WEAKENING IS EXPECTED AFTER LANDFALL.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 290 MILES…465 KM FROM THE CENTER.

THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE JUST REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER IS 984 MB…29.06 INCHES.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS…ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES…CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF THE PATH OF THE CENTER OF HANNA.

HANNA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES FROM COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA…NORTHWARD THROUGH NORTH CAROLINA THROUGH THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES…WHERE ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING WILL BE SIGNIFICANT FOR THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION AND SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE FLORIDA EAST COAST AND COASTAL GEORGIA.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT OVER THE COASTAL AREAS OF SOUTH AND NORTH CAROLINA.

REPEATING THE 500 PM EDT POSITION…30.8 N…78.7 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTH NEAR 20 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…70 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…984 MB.

AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 800 PM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1100 PM EDT.

$$ FORECASTER BEVEN

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/05/2008 15:55:27 000 WTNT34 KNHC 052046 TCPAT4 BULLETIN HURRICANE IKE ADVISORY NUMBER 19 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL092008 500 PM AST FRI SEP 05 2008

…POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IKE HEADING TOWARD THE BAHAMAS…

A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS.

ALL INTERESTS IN THE REST OF THE BAHAMAS…CUBA…SOUTH FLORIDA… AND THE FLORIDA KEYS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS HURRICANE.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA…INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS…PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 500 PM AST…2100Z…THE EYE OF HURRICANE IKE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 22.9 NORTH…LONGITUDE 64.1 WEST OR ABOUT 430 MILES…690 KM…NORTH-NORTHWEST OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND ABOUT 460 MILES… 735 KM…EAST-NORTHEAST OF GRAND TURK ISLAND.

IKE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-SOUTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH…24 KM/HR. A MOTION TOWARD THE WEST OR WEST-SOUTHWEST IS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND TOMORROW…WITH A GENERAL MOTION TO THE WEST EXPECTED BY SUNDAY. ON THIS TRACK…IKE COULD BE NEAR THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS EARLY SUNDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 115 MPH…185 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. IKE IS A CATEGORY THREE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE. SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN STRENGTH ARE FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS…BUT IKE IS EXPECTED TO BE A MAJOR HURRICANE AS IT NEARS THE HURRICANE WATCH AREA.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES…75 KM…FROM THE CENTER…AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 120 MILES…195 KM.

AN AIR FORCE RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE HURRICANE HUNTER REPORTED A MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 958 MB…28.29 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 500 PM AST POSITION…22.9 N…64.1 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST-SOUTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…115 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…958 MB.

AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 800 PM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1100 PM AST.

$$ FORECASTER BLAKE/BEVEN

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/05/2008 15:56:34 TCPAT5 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE ADVISORY NUMBER 15 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL102008 500 PM AST FRI SEP 05 2008

…JOSEPHINE CONTINUES TO WEAKEN…

AT 500 PM AST…2100Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.0 NORTH…LONGITUDE 35.2 WEST OR ABOUT 725 MILES…1165 KM…WEST OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.

JOSEPHINE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH…13 KM/HR…AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH…65 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SLOW WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 105 MILES…165 KM FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB…29.65 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 500 PM AST POSITION…16.0 N…35.2 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1004 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 1100 PM AST.

$$ FORECASTER CANGIALOSI/BLAKE

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/05/2008 15:58:39 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-WASHINGTON-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL- NORTHERN BALTIMORE-HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE- PRINCE GEORGES-ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-AUGUSTA- ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-FREDERICK VA-PAGE-WARREN-CLARKE-NELSON- ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-FAUQUIER-LOUDOUN-ORANGE- CULPEPER-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX- ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA- KING GEORGE-BERKELEY-JEFFERSON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OFWASHINGTONHAGERSTOWNFREDERICK.. UNTIL 1:15AM EDT Urgent – Immediate Broadcast Requested Flood Watch National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 514 PM EDT Fri Sep 5 2008

District Of Columbia-Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll- Northern Baltimore-Harford-Montgomery-Howard-Southern Baltimore- Prince Georges-Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys-Calvert-Augusta- Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-Nelson- Albemarle-Greene-Madison-Rappahannock-Fauquier-Loudoun-Orange- Culpeper-Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania- King George-Berkeley-Jefferson- Including The Cities Of…Washington…Hagerstown…Frederick… Westminster…Gaithersburg…Columbia…Baltimore…Annapolis… Waldorf…St Marys City…Staunton…Waynesboro…Harrisonburg… Winchester…Front Royal…Charlottesville…Leesburg… Culpeper…Manassas…Manassas Park…Fairfax…Alexandria… Falls Church…Fredericksburg…Martinsburg…Charles Town 514 PM EDT Fri Sep 5 2008

…Flash Flood Watch Now In Effect From Saturday Morning Through Saturday Evening…

The Flash Flood Watch Is Now In Effect For

• Portions Of Maryland…The District Of Columbia…Virginia And Northeast West Virginia…Including The Following Areas…In Maryland…Anne Arundel…Calvert…Carroll…Charles… Frederick MD…Harford…Howard…Montgomery…Northern Baltimore…Prince Georges…Southern Baltimore…St. Marys And Washington. The District Of Columbia. In Virginia… Albemarle…Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria…Augusta… Clarke…Culpeper…Fairfax…Fauquier…Frederick VA… Greene…King George…Loudoun…Madison…Nelson…Orange… Page…Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park…Rappahannock… Rockingham…Shenandoah…Spotsylvania…Stafford And Warren. In Northeast West Virginia…Berkeley And Jefferson.

• From Saturday Morning Through Saturday Evening

• Heavy Rain Associated With Tropical Storm Hanna Will Move Northwest Across The Region This Evening Into Saturday. It Appears At This Time That The Heaviest Rains Would Fall Late Friday Night Into Late Saturday Afternoon. This Is Largely Dependent On The Exact Track Of Hanna. However…Along The Path Of This Storm Totals Of 4 To 7 Inches With Localized Amounts Up To 10 Inches Are Expected. Latest Flash Flood Guidance Indicates That Amounts Of 3 To 4 Inches In 3 Hours Or Less Will Cause Small Streams And Creeks To Flow Out Of Their Banks.

• If Heavy Rain Develops…Expect Small Streams To Overflow And Low Lying Roads To Flood. Do Not Ever Drive Into Flood Waters.

A Flash Flood Watch Means That Conditions May Develop That Lead To Flash Flooding. Flash Flooding Is A Very Dangerous Situation.

You Should Monitor Later Forecasts And Be Prepared To Take Action Should Flash Flood Warnings Be Issued. —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/05/2008 16:01:08 TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9:00PM EDT Tropical Storm Hanna Local Statement National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 552 PM EDT Fri Sep 5 2008

District Of Columbia-Harford-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges- Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys-Calvert- Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-King George-

…Tropical Storm Warning Remains In Effect…

…New Information…

The Position Of Tropical Storm Hanna Was Updated.

…Areas Affected…

This Statement Recommends Actions To Be Taken By Persons In…

The District Of Columbia…

The Following Counties In Maryland… Harford…Southern Baltimore…Prince Georges…Anne Arundel… Charles…St. Marys…Calvert…

The Following Counties In Virginia… Prince William…Fairfax…Stafford…King George…

And The Following Cities… City Of Arlington…City Of Falls Church…City Of Alexandria.

…Watches/Warnings…

Please Listen To Noaa Weather Radio Or Go To Weather.Gov On The Internet For More Information About These Additional Hazards.

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…Precautionary/Preparedness Actions…

Preparations To Protect Life And Property Should Be Rushed To Completion. Listen To Noaa Weather Radio. Bring Inside Any Outdoor Objects That Can Be Picked Up By The Wind.

…Storm Surge And Storm Tide…

Coastal Storm Surge Of 1 To 3 Feet Above Normal Tide Levels Can Be Expected Along The Western Shore Of The Chesapeake Bay And The Tidal Potomac River. The Highest Water Levels Are Expected During The High Tidal Cycle Occurring Late Saturday Morning And Afternoon.

Areas That Will Be Prone To Coastal Flooding On Saturday Will Be Edgewater In Anne Arundel County…Broomes Island And Benedict In Calvert County…Areas Along The Port Tobacco River In Charles County…And Areas Along The Wicomico River…Chaptico…Coltons Point…Breton Bay…St. Clements Bay…St. George Island…And Areas Along The St. Marys River In St. Marys County.

Here Are The Times Of High Tides On Saturday For Locations From North To South Along The Chesapeake Bay…

Havre De Grace…2:44 PM Bowley Bar…12:22 PM Fort Mchenry…11:31 AM Fells Point…11:40 AM Annapolis…10:01 AM Chesapeake Beach…8:44 AM Broomes Island…7:18 AM Solomons Island…6:53 AM Point Lookout…6:03 AM

And Along The Tidal Potomac River…

Washington Channel…1:34 PM Reagan National Airport…1:50 PM Alexandria…1:52 PM Quantico…12:42 PM Port Tobacco River…9:26 AM Dahlgren…8:34 AM Coltons Point…8:16 AM Colonial Beach…8:07 AM Piney Point…7:40 AM

…Winds…

Sustained Winds Of 30 To 40 Mph With Gusts Up To 50 Mph Are Possible Beginning Early Saturday Morning And Lasting Into The Evening. The Strongest Winds Will Occur East Of The Interstate 95 Corridor…With Southern Maryland Having The Highest Likelihood Of Strongest Winds. Winds Of This Magnitude May Cause Trees And Power Lines To Fall And Cause Scattered Power Outages.

…Probability Of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Conditions…

For Baltimore MD…

There Is A 25 Percent Chance Of Winds 39 Mph Or Greater.

For Annapolis MD…

There Is A 30 Percent Chance Of Winds 39 Mph Or Greater.

For Washington DC…

There A 25 Percent Chance Of Winds 39 Mph Or Greater.

…Inland Flooding…

Rain Will Begin Across Southern Maryland This Evening. The Heaviest Rainfall Is Expected Saturday Morning And Afternoon. Rainfall Totals Of 4 To 8 Inches Are Possible. In Areas That Experience Heavy Rain Bands Up To 10 Inches Of Rain May Occur.

Tropical Storms Are Capable Of Producing Very Heavy Rainfall In A Short Amount Of Time. While It Has Been Dry During The Past Month It Will Be Possible For Smaller Creeks And Streams In The Region To Rise Above Bankfull Very Quickly…Creating A Flash Flood And A Potentially Life Threatening Situation. Report Flash Flooding Immediately To Law Enforcement. Motorists Should Be Alert For Flooding On Roadways On Saturday.

…Tornadoes…

There Is A Risk Of Isolated Tornadoes Along And East Of The Interstate 95 Corridor Saturday. Tornadoes Associated With Tropical Systems Most Often Occur In Thunderstorms Embedded In Rain Bands Well Away From The Center And Are Not Accompanied By Hail Or A Lot Of Lightning.

…Next Update…

This Statement Will Be Updated By 900 PM. —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/05/2008 20:56:56 000 WTNT33 KNHC 060255 TCPAT3 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM HANNA ADVISORY NUMBER 37 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL082008 1100 PM EDT FRI SEP 05 2008

…HANNA HEADING TOWARD THE COAST OF SOUTH AND NORTH CAROLINA IN A HURRY…

AT 11 PM EDT…0300 UTC…THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS EXTENDED NORTHWARD TO WATCH HILL RHODE ISLAND…INCLUDING NEW YORK HARBOR AND LONG ISLAND SOUND.

AT 11 PM EDT…0300 UTC…THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING SOUTH OF EDISTO BEACH AND THE HURRICANE WATCH FROM THE SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTHWARD HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM EDISTO BEACH SOUTH CAROLINA NORTHWARD ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST TO WATCH HILL RHODE ISLAND…INCLUDING PAMLICO AND ALBEMARLE SOUNDS…ALL OF CHESAPEAKE BAY…THE TIDAL POTOMAC…WASHINGTON D.C…DELAWARE BAY…NEW YORK HARBOR AND LONG ISLAND SOUND. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

THE HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA TO CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHT NORTH CAROLINA… INCLUDING PAMLICO SOUND. HURRICANE WARNINGS MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF THIS AREA EARLY SATURDAY.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM EAST OF WATCH HILL RHODE ISLAND TO MERRIMACK RIVER MASSACHUSETTS INCLUDING BLOCK ISLAND…MARTHA'S VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA…INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS…PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 1100 PM EDT…0300Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 32.4 NORTH…LONGITUDE 79.1 WEST OR ABOUT 60 MILES… 95 KM…EAST-SOUTHEAST OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA AND ABOUT 140 MILES…230 KM…SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA.

HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 20 MPH…32 KM/HR. THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS WITH A GRADUAL TURN TO THE NORTHEAST AND AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED ON SATURDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK…THE CENTER OF HANNA SHOULD BE MOVING ACROSS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA EARLY SATURDAY AND THEN MOVE ALONG THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST LATER SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 70 MPH…110 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ALTHOUGH NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST BEFORE LANDFALL…IT WOULD ONLY TAKE A SMALL INCREASE IN WIND SPEED FOR HANNA TO BECOME A HURRICANE. WEAKENING IS EXPECTED AFTER LANDFALL AND HANNA SHOULD BECOME AN EXTRATROPICAL STORM BY EARLY SUNDAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 260 MILES…415 KM MAINLY TI THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER.

LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE RECONNAISSANCE PLANE WAS 978 MB…28.88 INCHES.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS…ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES…CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF THE PATH OF THE CENTER OF HANNA.

HANNA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES FROM COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA…NORTHWARD THROUGH CENTRAL AND EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA INTO THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES…WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES POSSIBLE. THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING WILL BE SIGNIFICANT FOR THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION AND SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE COASTAL PLAINS OF SOUTH AND NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM EDT POSITION…32.4 N…79.1 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTH NEAR 20 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…70 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…978 MB.

AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 200 AM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 500 AM EDT.

$$ FORECASTER AVILA

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/05/2008 20:57:49 000 WTNT34 KNHC 060256 TCPAT4 BULLETIN HURRICANE IKE ADVISORY NUMBER 20 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL092008 1100 PM AST FRI SEP 05 2008

…HURRICANE WARNING ISSUED FOR A PORTION OF THE BAHAMAS…

AT 1100 PM…0300 UTC…THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BAHAMAS HAS ISSUED A HURRICANE WARNING FOR THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS. A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.

AT 11 PM…0300 UTC…THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BAHAMAS HAS ISSUED A HURRICANE WATCH FOR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS. A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA…GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.

A HURRICANE WATCH MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN CUBA ON SATURDAY.

ALL INTERESTS IN THE REST OF THE BAHAMAS…CUBA…SOUTH FLORIDA… AND THE FLORIDA KEYS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS HURRICANE.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA…INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS…PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 1100 PM AST…0300Z…THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IKE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 22.6 NORTH…LONGITUDE 65.6 WEST OR ABOUT 360 MILES… 580 KM…EAST-NORTHEAST OF GRAND TURK ISLAND.

IKE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-SOUTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH…26 KM/HR. A WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD MOTION IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO…FOLLOWED BY A MORE WESTWARD MOTION BEGINNING SATURDAY NIGHT OR SUNDAY. ON THIS TRACK…IKE IS EXPECTED TO PASS NEAR OR OVER THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS LATE SATURDAY OR EARLY SUNDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 115 MPH…185 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. IKE IS A CATEGORY THREE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE. SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN STRENGTH ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS…BUT IKE IS EXPECTED TO BE A MAJOR HURRICANE AS IT NEARS THE BAHAMAS.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES…75 KM…FROM THE CENTER…AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 120 MILES…195 KM.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 958 MB…28.29 INCHES.

STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 9 TO 12 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS… ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES…CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE WARNING AREA NEAR AND TO THE NORTH TO THE OF THE CENTER OF IKE.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM AST POSITION…22.6 N…65.6 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST-SOUTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…115 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…958 MB.

AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 200 AM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 500 AM AST.

$$ FORECASTER BROWN/AVILA

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/05/2008 20:59:08 TCPAT5 BULLETIN TROPICAL DEPRESSION JOSEPHINE ADVISORY NUMBER 16 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL102008 1100 PM AST FRI SEP 05 2008

…JOSEPHINE WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION…

AT 1100 PM AST…0300Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION JOSEPHINE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.3 NORTH…LONGITUDE 35.8 WEST OR ABOUT 785 MILES…1260 KM…WEST OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.

THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH…AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH…55 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB…29.71 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM AST POSITION…16.3 N…35.8 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1006 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 500 AM AST.

$$ FORECASTER BERG/AVILA —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/06/2008 02:29:02 000 WTNT33 KNHC 060854 TCPAT3 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM HANNA ADVISORY NUMBER 38 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL082008 500 AM EDT SAT SEP 06 2008

…HANNA MOVES ASHORE AS A TROPICAL STORM…

AT 500 AM EDT…0900 UTC…THE HURRICANE WATCH ALONG THE COASTS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND NORTH CAROLINA IS DISCONTINUED…AND THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FROM THE SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA SOUTHWARD IS DISCONTINUED.

AT 500 AM EDT…THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS EXTENDED NORTHWARD TO MERRIMACK RIVER MASSACHUSETTS. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SOUTH CAROLINA TO MERRIMACK RIVER MASSACHUSETTS…INCLUDING PAMLICO AND ALBEMARLE SOUNDS…ALL OF CHESAPEAKE BAY…THE TIDAL POTOMAC…WASHINGTON D.C…DELAWARE BAY…NEW YORK HARBOR…LONG ISLAND SOUND…BLOCK ISLAND…MARTHA'S VINEYARD AND NANTUCKET. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA…INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS…PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 500 AM EDT…0900Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 34.4 NORTH…LONGITUDE 78.3 WEST OR ABOUT 150 MILES…240 KM…NORTHEAST OF CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA AND ABOUT 25 MILES… 45 KM…WEST-NORTHWEST OF WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA.

HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 22 MPH…35 KM/HR. A GRADUAL TURN TO THE NORTHEAST WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED TODAY AND TOMORROW. ON THE FORECAST TRACK…THE CENTER OF HANNA WILL MOVE ACROSS EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA THIS MORNING…ALONG THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT…. AND ALONG THE COAST OF THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES AND SOUTHEASTERN CANADA ON SUNDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 60 MPH…95 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. HANNA IS EXPECTED TO LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS BY LATE ON SUNDAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200 MILES…325 KM FROM THE CENTER.

THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE BASED ON SURFACE OBSERVATIONS AND RECENT AIRCRAFT RECONNAISSANCE DATA IS 983 MB…29.03 INCHES.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING ALONG THE ATLANTIC COASTS OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND NORTH CAROLINA SHOULD GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TODAY. STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 1 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS IS EXPECTED TODAY IN ALBEMARLE AND PAMLICO SOUNDS AND IN CHESAPEAKE BAY…WHICH WILL SUBSIDE TONIGHT AFTER HANNA QUICKLY PASSES TO THE NORTHEAST.

HANNA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES FROM CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH EASTERN PORTIONS OF THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES…SOUTHERN NEW YORK…AND INTO SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND…WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES POSSIBLE. THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS THESE REGIONS.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE TODAY OVER EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA…EASTERN VIRGINIA…AND SOUTHERN MARYLAND.

REPEATING THE 500 AM EDT POSITION…34.4 N…78.3 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 22 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…60 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…983 MB.

AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 800 AM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1100 AM EDT.

$$ FORECASTER KNABB

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/06/2008 02:30:03 000 WTNT34 KNHC 060900 TCPAT4 BULLETIN HURRICANE IKE ADVISORY NUMBER 21 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL092008 500 AM AST SAT SEP 06 2008

…MAJOR HURRICANE IKE STILL HEADING WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD…

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHERN COAST OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FROM CABO FRANCES VIEJO WESTWARD TO THE NORTHERN BORDER WITH HAITI.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHERN PENINSULA OF HAITI FROM THE NORTHERN BORDER WITH THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TO GONAIVES.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS. A HURRICANE WARNING MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.

A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS. A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA…GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.

A HURRICANE WATCH MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN CUBA LATER TODAY.

ALL INTERESTS IN THE REMAINDER OF THE BAHAMAS…CUBA…SOUTH FLORIDA…AND THE FLORIDA KEYS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS HURRICANE.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA…INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS…PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 500 AM AST…0900Z…THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IKE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 22.4 NORTH…LONGITUDE 67.1 WEST OR ABOUT 265 MILES…425 KM…EAST-NORTHEAST OF GRAND TURK ISLAND.

IKE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-SOUTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH…26 KM/HR. A CONTINUED WEST-SOUTHWESTWARD MOTION IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO…FOLLOWED BY A MORE WESTWARD MOTION BEGINNING BY SUNDAY. ON THIS TRACK…IKE IS EXPECTED TO PASS NEAR OR OVER THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS LATER TODAY OR EARLY SUNDAY…AND NEAR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND THE NORTHERN COAST OF EASTERN CUBA ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 115 MPH…185 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. IKE IS A CATEGORY THREE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE SCALE. SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN STRENGTH ARE POSSIBLE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS…BUT IKE IS EXPECTED TO BE A MAJOR HURRICANE DURING THIS PERIOD.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES…75 KM…FROM THE CENTER…AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 125 MILES…205 KM.

THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE RECENTLY REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT WAS 962 MB…28.41 INCHES.

STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 9 TO 12 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS… ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES…CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE WARNING AREA NEAR AND TO THE NORTH TO THE OF THE CENTER OF IKE.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS AND SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS.

REPEATING THE 500 AM AST POSITION…22.4 N…67.1 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST-SOUTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…115 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…962 MB.

AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 800 AM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1100 AM AST.

$$ FORECASTER ROBERTS/KNABB

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/06/2008 02:30:42 TCPAT5 BULLETIN TROPICAL DEPRESSION JOSEPHINE ADVISORY NUMBER 17…CORRECTED NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL102008 500 AM AST SAT SEP 06 2008

…CORRECTED FOR HEADER…

…JOSEPHINE DISSIPATES OVER THE FAR EASTERN ATLANTIC…

AT 500 AM AST…0900Z…THE CENTER OF JOSEPHINE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.8 NORTH…LONGITUDE 36.9 WEST OR ABOUT 855 MILES…1380 KM…WEST OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.

THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH…14 KM/HR…AND A MOTION TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST AT A SLIGHTLY FASTER FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED FOR THE REMNANTS OF JOSEPHINE DURING THE NEXT TWO DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 30 MPH…45 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SLOW WEAKENING OF THE WINDS IS ANTICIPATED FOR THE REMNANTS OF JOSEPHINE DURING THE NEXT TWO DAYS.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB…29.74 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 500 AM AST POSITION…16.8 N…36.9 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…30 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1007 MB.

THIS IS THE LAST PUBLIC ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER ON THIS SYSTEM.

$$ FORECASTER LANDSEA/KNABB —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/06/2008 02:32:27 TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2:45AM EDT Urgent – Immediate Broadcast Requested Tropical Storm Hanna Local Statement…Corrected National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 231 AM EDT Sat Sep 6 2008

…Center Of Tropical Storm Hanna About To Make Landfall…

At 200 AM EDT…The Center Of Tropical Storm Hanna Was Located Just Offshore Near Latitude 33.3 North…Longitude 78.8 West. This Is About 30 Miles South Of Myrtle Beach South Carolina…Or About 400 Miles South Of Washington DC.

Hanna Is Moving Toward The North-Northeast Near 21 Mph. This Motion Is Expected To Continue During The Next Several Hours With A Gradual Turn To The Northeast And An Increase In Forward Speed Today And Tomorrow. On The Forecast Track…The Center Of Hanna Will Make Landfall Near The Border Between South Carolina And North Carolina Within The Next Couple Of Hours…Then Move Across Eastern North Carolina Later This Morning…Along The Mid Atlantic Coast Later Today And Tonight.

Maximum Sustained Winds Are Near 70 Mph…With Higher Gusts. Although No Significant Change In Strength Is Forecast Before Landfall Of The Center In South Or North Carolina…It Would Only Take A Small Increase In Wind Speed For Hanna To Become A Hurricane. Weakening Is Expected After Landfall And Hanna Should Become An Extratropical Storm By Early Sunday.

Tropical Storm Force Winds Extend Outward Up To 260 Miles… 415 Km Mainly To The North And East Of The Center.

The Latest Minimum Central Pressure Reported By An Air Force Reconnaissance Aircraft Was 983 Mb…29.03 Inches.

District Of Columbia-Harford-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges- Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys-Calvert- Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax- Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-King George- 231 AM EDT Sat Sep 6 2008

…Tropical Storm Warning Remains In Effect…

…New Information…

The Position Of Tropical Storm Hanna Was Updated.

…Areas Affected…

This Statement Recommends Actions To Be Taken By Persons In… Central Maryland…Northern Maryland…Southern Maryland…The District Of Columbia…Central Virginia And Northern Virginia.

…Watches/Warnings…

Please Listen To Noaa Weather Radio Or Go To Weather.Gov On The Internet For More Information About These Additional Hazards.

Flash Flood Watch.

…Precautionary/Preparedness Actions…

Preparations To Protect Life And Property Should Be Rushed To Completion. Listen To Noaa Weather Radio. Bring Inside Any Outdoor Objects That Can Be Picked Up By The Wind.