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HANNA WEAKENS AND IKE SHOULD BECOME A HURRICANE SOON !!! DATE: 09/02/2008 20:05:01

WEDNESDAY: SUNNY AND HOT LO: 66 HI: 92

THURSDAY: MOSTLY SUNNY AND NOT AS HOT LO: 68 HI: 90

FRIDAY: PARTLY CLOUDY AND WARM LO: 66 HI: 86

SATURDAY: GENERALLY CLOUDY WITH A RATHER SMALL CHANCE FOR THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA TO OVERTAKE MOST OF NORTH AND CENTRAL MARYLAND INCLUDING THE BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON METRO AREAS WITH HEAVY THUNDERY RAINS AND 30 TO 40 MPH WINDS THAT MAY GUST TO NEAR 50 MPH IN SOME AREAS (TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA SHOULD AVERAGE SOMEWHERE BETWEEN TWO AND FOUR INCHES) LO: 64 HI: 84

SUNDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY WITH A FEW SCATTERED SHOWERS POSSIBLY LINGERING ABOUT ESPECIALLY FROM THE BAY NORTH AND EAST BUT MOST OF CENTRAL MARYLAND SHOULD BECOME PARTLY CLOUDY LATER ON DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS LO: 62 HI: 82

NOTE: KEEP CHECKING IN FOR TROPICAL STORM HANNA UPDATES AS THE ABOVE FORECAST COULD DRASTICALLY CHANGE IN THE NEXT DAY OR TWO AS TROPICAL STORM HANNA MAKES A POSSIBLE LANDFALL SOMEWHERE ALONG THE CAROLINA COAST AND QUICKLY TURN TO THE NORTHEAST JUST AFTER MAKING LANDFALL AND IF THIS WERE THE CASE HANNA WOULD STAY TO OUR SOUTHEAST AS IT PASSES BY THE MARYLAND AREA KEEPING THE STEADY RAINS IN THE OCEAN CITY AREA AND AROUND MOST OF THE DELMARVA PRODUCING ALOT OF CLOUDINESS AND A FEW PASSING SHOWERS IN THE BALTIMORE AREA DURING THE DAY ON SATURDAY

"WEATHER OR NOT"

FORECASTER: SCHLEY

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/02/2008 20:16:59 000 WTNT34 KNHC 030249 TCPAT4 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM IKE ADVISORY NUMBER 7 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL092008 1100 PM AST TUE SEP 02 2008

…IKE HEADING TOWARD THE WESTERN ATLANTIC…A CYCLONE TO CAREFULLY WATCH OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS…

AT 1100 PM AST…0300Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM IKE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.9 NORTH…LONGITUDE 47.9 WEST OR ABOUT 930 MILES…1500 KM…EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.

IKE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 17 MPH…28 KM/HR. A MOTION BETWEEN THE WEST-NORTHWEST AND WEST WITH LITTLE CHANGE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH…100 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS AND IKE COULD BECOME A HURRICANE ON WEDNESDAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES…220 KM FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 996 MB…29.41 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM AST POSITION…19.9 N…47.9 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 17 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…65 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…996 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER AVILA

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/02/2008 20:17:25 TCPAT5 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE ADVISORY NUMBER 4 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL102008 1100 PM AST TUE SEP 02 2008

…JOSEPHINE MOVING WESTWARD OVER THE FAR EASTERN ATLANTIC…

AT 1100 PM AST…0300Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.6 NORTH…LONGITUDE 26.8 WEST OR ABOUT 180 MILES…290 KM…WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.

JOSEPHINE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 12 MPH…19 KM/HR…AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WITH A TURN TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST FORECAST ON WEDNESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH…85 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 85 MILES…140 KM FROM THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB…29.53 INCHES.

RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH OVERNIGHT OVER THE SOUTHERN CAPE VERDE ISLANDS AS JOSEPHINE MOVES AWAY.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM AST POSITION…13.6 N…26.8 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST NEAR 12 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1000 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER BLAKE —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/02/2008 20:40:19 000 WTNT33 KNHC 030256 TCPAT3 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM HANNA ADVISORY NUMBER 25 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL082008 1100 PM AST TUE SEP 02 2008

…HANNA NEARLY STATIONARY…

AT 1100 PM AST…0300 UTC…THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BAHAMAS HAS ISSUED A HURRICANE WATCH FOR THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS…INCLUDING THE ABACOS…ANDROS ISLAND…BERRY ISLANDS…BIMINI…ELEUTHERA…GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND…AND NEW PROVIDENCE. A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA… GENERALLY WITHIN THE NEXT 36 HOURS.

A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS…THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS…AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHERN COAST OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FROM PUERTO PLATA WESTWARD TO BAHIA DE MANZANILLO. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS ALSO IN EFFECT FOR HAITI FROM THE NORTHERN BORDER WITH THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC TO PORT-AU-PRINCE. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

INTERESTS IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF HANNA.

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 TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.5 NORTH…LONGITUDE 72.4 WEST OR ABOUT 65 MILES…105 KM…SOUTHEAST OF GREAT INAGUA ISLAND AND ABOUT 450 MILES…720 KM…SOUTHEAST OF NASSAU.

HANNA HAS BEEN NEARLY STATIONARY DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS. HOWEVER…A NORTH OR NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN EARLY ON WEDNESDAY…FOLLOWED BY A NORTHWESTWARD MOTION WITH SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED WEDNESDAY NIGHT. ON THE FORECAST TRACK…HANNA WILL BE MOVING ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS OVERNIGHT…AND NEAR OR OVER THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT…AND THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS ON THURSDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH…100 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST TONIGHT…BUT SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY…AND HANNA COULD REGAIN HURRICANE STRENGTH DURING THAT PERIOD.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 230 MILES…370 KM FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 988 MB…29.18 INCHES.

HANNA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES… WITH MAXIMUM ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES…OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS…THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS…AND EASTERN CUBA. RAINFALL TOTALS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES…WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF UP TO 15 INCHES…ARE POSSIBLE OVER HISPANIOLA WHERE THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING MUD SLIDES AND FLASH FLOODING.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS…ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES…CAN BE EXPECTED IN AREAS OF ONSHORE FLOW WITHIN THE HURRICANE WARNING AREA.

SWELLS FROM HANNA ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THE RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES COAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM AST POSITION…20.5 N…72.4 W. MOVEMENT… STATIONARY. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…65 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…988 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: 09/03/2008 07:59:26 000 WTNT33 KNHC 031433 TCPAT3 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM HANNA ADVISORY NUMBER 27 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL082008 1100 AM AST WED SEP 03 2008

…HANNA GETTING LARGER…BUT NOT STRONGER…AS IT EDGES NORTHWARD…

A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS…THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS…AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.

A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT IN HISPANIOLA FROM PORT AU PRINCE HAITI NORTHWARD AND WESTWARD TO PUERTO PLATA IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.

INTERESTS IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF HANNA.

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

AT 1100 AM AST…1500Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.6 NORTH…LONGITUDE 71.8 WEST OR ABOUT 95 MILES…155 KM…EAST-SOUTHEAST OF GREAT INAGUA ISLAND AND ABOUT 75 MILES…125 KM…SOUTHWEST OF GRAND TURK ISLAND.

HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 6 MPH…9 KM/HR. A TURN TO THE NORTHWEST WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. ON THE FORECAST TRACK…THE CENTER OF HANNA SHOULD BE MOVING THROUGH OR JUST EAST OF THE CENTRAL AND NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH…95 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST TODAY…BUT HANNA COULD REGAIN HURRICANE STRENGTH TOMORROW OR ON FRIDAY.

HANNA HAS BECOME A LARGE TROPICAL CYCLONE. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 290 MILES…465 KM…MAINLY TO THE NORTH OF THE CENTER.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB…29.44 INCHES.

HANNA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES… WITH MAXIMUM ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES…OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS…THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS…AND EASTERN CUBA. RAINFALL TOTALS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES…WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF UP TO 15 INCHES…ARE POSSIBLE OVER HISPANIOLA…WHERE THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES. MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE ALONG THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA BY FRIDAY MORNING.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 1 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED IN AREAS OF ONSHORE FLOW WITHIN THE HURRICANE WARNING AREA.

SWELLS FROM HANNA ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THE RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES COAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

REPEATING THE 1100 AM AST POSITION…20.6 N…71.8 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTH NEAR 6 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…60 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…997 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER FRANKLIN

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/03/2008 08:00:02 000 WTNT34 KNHC 031442 TCPAT4 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM IKE ADVISORY NUMBER 9 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL092008 1100 AM AST WED SEP 03 2008

…IKE ALMOST A HURRICANE…

AT 1100 AM AST…1500Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM IKE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 20.8 NORTH…LONGITUDE 51.2 WEST OR ABOUT 740 MILES…1190 KM…EAST-NORTHEAST OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.

IKE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 18 MPH…30 KM/HR…AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY… FOLLOWED BY A TURN TO THE WEST ON FRIDAY…TAKING IKE OVER THE OPEN WATERS OF THE WEST-CENTRAL ATLANTIC DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. IT IS TOO EARLY TO DETERMINE WHAT IF ANY LAND AREAS MIGHT BE DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY IKE.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH…110 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO…AND IKE IS FORECAST TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES…220 KM FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 991 MB…29.26 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 1100 AM AST POSITION…20.8 N…51.2 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 18 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…70 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…991 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER KNABB

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/03/2008 08:00:23 TCPAT5 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE ADVISORY NUMBER 6 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL102008 1100 AM AST WED SEP 03 2008

…JOSEPHINE A LITTLE STRONGER OVER THE EASTERN ATLANTIC…

AT 1100 AM AST…1500Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.8 NORTH…LONGITUDE 28.8 WEST OR ABOUT 305 MILES…485 KM…WEST-SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.

JOSEPHINE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 10 MPH…17 KM/HR. A TURN TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH…100 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST THROUGH THURSDAY…BUT A WEAKENING TREND IS FORECAST TO BEGIN ON FRIDAY.

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

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 994 MB…29.35 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 1100 AM AST POSITION…13.8 N…28.8 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST NEAR 10 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…65 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…994 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER KNABB/RHOME —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/03/2008 11:34:32 000 WTNT33 KNHC 031758 TCPAT3 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM HANNA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 27A…CORRECTED NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL082008 200 PM AST WED SEP 03 2008

CORRECTED TIME TO 2 PM IN THE LOCATION PARAGRAPH

…HANNA BEGINNING TO MOVE NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD…

A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS…THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS…AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.

A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT IN HISPANIOLA FROM PORT AU PRINCE HAITI NORTHWARD AND WESTWARD TO PUERTO PLATA IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.

INTERESTS IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF HANNA.

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 TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.4 NORTH…LONGITUDE 72.0 WEST OF JUST SOUTH OF THE CAICOS ISLANDS.

HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH…17 KM/HR. A TURN TO THE NORTHWEST WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. ON THE FORECAST TRACK…THE CENTER OF HANNA SHOULD BE MOVING THROUGH OR JUST EAST OF THE CENTRAL AND NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH…95 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST TODAY…BUT HANNA COULD REGAIN HURRICANE STRENGTH TOMORROW OR ON FRIDAY.

HANNA IS A LARGE TROPICAL CYCLONE. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 290 MILES…465 KM…MAINLY TO THE NORTH OF THE CENTER.

THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT WAS 994 MB…29.35 INCHES.

HANNA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES… WITH MAXIMUM ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES…OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS…THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS…EASTERN CUBA…AND PUERTO RICO. RAINFALL TOTALS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES…WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF UP TO 15 INCHES…ARE POSSIBLE OVER HISPANIOLA…WHERE THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES. MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE ALONG THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA BY FRIDAY MORNING.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 1 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED IN AREAS OF ONSHORE FLOW WITHIN THE HURRICANE WARNING AREA.

SWELLS FROM HANNA ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THE RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES COAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

ISOLATED TORNADOES AND WATERSPOUTS ARE POSSIBLE OVER PUERTO RICO AND THE ADJACENT WATERS THROUGH THIS EVENING.

REPEATING THE 200 PM AST POSITION…21.4 N…72.0 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…60 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…994 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER FRANKLIN

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/03/2008 21:54:45 000 WTNT33 KNHC 040254 TCPAT3 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM HANNA ADVISORY NUMBER 29 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL082008 1100 PM AST WED SEP 03 2008

…TENACIOUS HANNA HEADING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST…WEATHER BEGINNING TO IMPROVE IN THE TURKS AND CAICOS…

AT 11 PM AST…0300Z…THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BAHAMAS HAS REPLACED THE HURRICANE WARNING WITH A TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF THE BAHAMAS AND FOR THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS.

AT 11 PM AST…0300Z…THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR HISPANIOLA FROM PORT AU PRINCE HAITI NORTHWARD AND EASTWARD TO PUERTO PLATA IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED.

A HURRICANE WATCH MAY BE REQUIRED FOR A PORTION OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES COAST EARLY THURSDAY AND INTERESTS IN THIS AREA SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF HANNA.

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 TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 23.2 NORTH…LONGITUDE 72.1 WEST OR ABOUT 160 MILES…260 KM…EAST-SOUTHEAST OF SAN SALVADOR AND ABOUT 355 MILES …575 KM…EAST-SOUTHEAST OF NASSAU IN THE BAHAMAS.

HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH…20 KM/HR. A GENERAL NORTHWEST MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED. ON THIS TRACK…THE CENTER OF HANNA SHOULD BE MOVING JUST EAST OF THE CENTRAL AND NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS DURING THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH…100 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. HANNA COULD REGAIN HURRICANE STRENGTH DURING THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS.

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

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 989 MB…29.21 INCHES.

HANNA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES… WITH MAXIMUM ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES OVER THE BAHAMAS. ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN PUERTO RICO. TOTALS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES…WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF UP TO 15 INCHES…ARE POSSIBLE OVER HISPANIOLA…WHERE THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES. MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE ALONG THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA BY FRIDAY MORNING.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 1 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED IN AREAS OF ONSHORE FLOW WITHIN THE HURRICANE WARNING AREA.

SWELLS FROM HANNA ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THE RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS ALONG PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES COAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

ISOLATED TORNADOES AND WATERSPOUTS ARE POSSIBLE OVER PUERTO RICO AND THE ADJACENT WATERS OVERNIGHT.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM AST POSITION…23.2 N…72.1 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…65 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…989 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 AVILA

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/03/2008 21:55:32 000 WTNT34 KNHC 040253 TCPAT4 BULLETIN HURRICANE IKE ADVISORY NUMBER 12 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL092008 1100 PM AST WED SEP 03 2008

…IKE BECOMES AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE…

AT 1100 PM AST…0300Z…THE CENTER OF HURRICANE IKE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 22.1 NORTH…LONGITUDE 54.1 WEST OR ABOUT 610 MILES… 980 KM…NORTHEAST OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS.

IKE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 17 MPH…28 KM/HR…AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY…FOLLOWED BY A TURN TO THE WEST ON THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY…TAKING IKE OVER THE OPEN WATERS OF THE WEST-CENTRAL ATLANTIC DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. IT IS TOO EARLY TO DETERMINE WHAT IF ANY LAND AREAS MIGHT EVENTUALLY BE AFFECTED BY IKE.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR NEAR 135 MPH…215 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. IKE IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE SCALE. SOME FLUCTUATIONS IN INTENSITY ARE EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES…55 KM…FROM THE CENTER…AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 160 MILES…260 KM.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 948 MB…27.99 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM AST POSITION…22.1 N…54.1 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 17 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…135 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…948 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER BROWN

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 09/03/2008 21:56:13 TCPAT5 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE ADVISORY NUMBER 8 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL102008 1100 PM AST WED SEP 03 2008

…JOSEPHINE MOVING WESTWARD OVER THE EASTERN ATLANTIC…

AT 1100 PM AST…0300Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM JOSEPHINE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.9 NORTH…LONGITUDE 30.7 WEST OR ABOUT 425 MILES…685 KM…WEST OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.

JOSEPHINE IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 12 MPH…19 KM/HR…AND A WEST OR WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 50 MPH…85 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. A SLOW WEAKENING OF THE STORM IS LIKELY DURING THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS.

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

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB…29.53 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM AST POSITION…13.9 N…30.7 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST NEAR 12 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1000 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER BLAKE

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