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HAZY HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS TO END WITH THUNDERSTORMS ??? DATE: 07/30/2008 17:19:34

TONIGHT: MOSTLY CLOUDY HOT AND HUMID WITH LIKELY NO MORE THAN JUST THREATENING CLOUDS AND A SPRINLE OR TWO THRU MIDNIGHT LO: 72

THURSDAY: MOSTLY SUNNY HAZY AND HOT BUT FOR GOOD MEASURE IT SHOULD BE MUCH LESS HUMID WITH SOME LATE AFTERNOON CLOUDINESS THAT WILL LIKELY FAIL TO PRODUCE ANY STORMS OF SIGNIFIGANCE ONCE AGAIN HI: 90

FRIDAY: MOSTLY SUNNY BUT HAZY HOT AND A LITTLE MORE HUMID LO: 72 HI: 88

SATURDAY: MOSTLY SUNNY HAZY HOT AND HUMID WITH THE CHANCE FOR A FEW ISOLATED LATE DAY STORMS LO: 74 HI: 90

SUNDAY: MOSTLY SUNNY BUT HAZY HOT AND HUMID LO: 72 HI: 88

MONDAY: PARTLY CLOUDY AND HAZY BUT ALSO HOT AND STILL VERY HUMID LO: 74 HI: 90

"WEATHER OR NOT" FORECASTER: SCHLEY —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 07/30/2008 17:21:57 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 774 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 603 PM EDT WED JUL 30 2008

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 774 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 AM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS MDC003-005-009-011-013-015-017-019-021-025-027-029-031-033-035- 037-039-041-045-047-510-310400- /O.CON.KWNS.SV.A.0774.000000T0000Z-080731T0400Z/ MD . MARYLAND COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ANNE ARUNDEL BALTIMORE CALVERT CAROLINE CARROLL CECIL CHARLES DORCHESTER FREDERICK HARFORD HOWARD KENT MONTGOMERY PRINCE GEORGES QUEEN ANNE'S ST. MARYS SOMERSET TALBOT WICOMICO WORCESTER

MARYLAND INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

BALTIMORE CITY —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 08/02/2008 13:45:01 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 793 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 403 PM EDT SAT AUG 02 2008

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 793 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS MDC001-003-005-009-013-017-021-023-025-027-031-033-037-043-510- 030000- /O.CON.KWNS.SV.A.0793.000000T0000Z-080803T0000Z/ MD . MARYLAND COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ALLEGANY ANNE ARUNDEL BALTIMORE CALVERT CARROLL CHARLES FREDERICK GARRETT HARFORD HOWARD MONTGOMERY PRINCE GEORGES ST. MARYS WASHINGTON

MARYLAND INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

BALTIMORE CITY —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 08/04/2008 01:55:49 TCPAT5 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD ADVISORY NUMBER 4 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL052008 400 AM CDT MON AUG 04 2008

…EDOUARD CONTINUES WESTWARD WHILE BECOMING MORE ORGANIZED…

AT 4 AM CDT…0900 UTC…THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS EXTENDED WESTWARD TO SAN LUIS PASS TEXAS. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER WESTWARD TO SAN LUIS PASS. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEST OF INTRACOASTAL CITY LOUISIANA TO PORT O`CONNOR TEXAS. A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE 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 400 AM CDT…0900Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.1 NORTH…LONGITUDE 90.1 WEST OR ABOUT 185 MILES…300 KM…SOUTHEAST OF LAFAYETTE LOUISIANA AND ABOUT 295 MILES…475 KM…EAST-SOUTHEAST OF GALVESTON TEXAS.

EDOUARD IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 9 MPH…15 KM/HR. A TURN TO THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED TODAY…WITH A WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ON TUESDAY. BY TUESDAY MORNING THE CENTER OF EDOUARD IS EXPECTED TO BE VERY NEAR THE UPPER TEXAS COAST OR THE COAST OF SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH…85 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME INCREASE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS…AND EDOUARD COULD BE NEARING HURRICANE STRENGTH BEFORE REACHING THE COASTLINE.

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

AN AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER PLANE REPORTED A MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 1002 MB…29.59 INCHES.

A STORM SURGE OF 2 TO 4 FT ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE WARNING AREA IN AREAS OF ONSHORE WINDS.

EDOUARD IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ALONG PORTIONS OF THE LOUISIANA COASTAL COUNTIES INTO SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS. ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN LOUISIANA AND THE UPPER TEXAS COAST LATER TODAY.

REPEATING THE 400 AM CDT POSITION…28.1 N…90.1 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST NEAR 9 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1002 MB.

AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 700 AM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1000 AM CDT.

$$ FORECASTER PASCH —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 08/04/2008 15:01:25 TCPAT5 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 5A NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL052008 100 PM CDT MON AUG 04 2008

…OUTER RAINBANDS OF EDOUARD AFFECTING PORTIONS OF THE LOUISIANA COAST…

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER WESTWARD TO PORT OCONNOR.

A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEST OF INTRACOASTAL CITY LOUISIANA TO PORT O`CONNOR TEXAS.

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

AT 100 PM CDT…1800Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.3 NORTH…LONGITUDE 91.0 WEST OR ABOUT 145 MILES…230 KM…SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF LAFAYETTE LOUISIANA AND ABOUT 240 MILES…390 KM…EAST-SOUTHEAST OF GALVESTON TEXAS.

EDOUARD IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH…13 KM/HR…AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. ON THE FORECAST TRACK THE CENTER OF EDOUARD WILL BE VERY NEAR THE UPPER TEXAS COAST OR THE COAST OF SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA BY TUESDAY MORNING.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH…75 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS…AND EDOUARD COULD BE NEARING HURRICANE STRENGTH BEFORE REACHING THE COASTLINE.

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

THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE RESERVE UNIT RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT WAS 1001 MB…29.56 INCHES.

A STORM SURGE OF 2 TO 4 FT ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE WARNING AREA IN AREAS OF ONSHORE WINDS.

EDOUARD IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES IN SOME LOUISIANA COASTAL COUNTIES AND SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS. ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN LOUISIANA AND THE UPPER TEXAS COAST LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.

REPEATING THE 100 PM CDT POSITION…28.3 N…91.0 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…45 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1001 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 400 PM CDT.

$$ FORECASTER FRANKLIN/RHOME —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 08/04/2008 21:21:01 TCPAT5 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD ADVISORY NUMBER 7 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL052008 1000 PM CDT MON AUG 04 2008

…EDOUARD STRENGTHENS AND TURNS WEST-NORTHWESTWARD…

AT 10 PM CDT…0300 UTC…THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS DISCONTINUED EAST OF GRAND ISLE LOUISIANA.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM GRAND ISLE WESTWARD TO PORT O`CONNOR TEXAS.

A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEST OF INTRACOASTAL CITY LOUISIANA TO PORT O`CONNOR.

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

AT 1000 PM CDT…0300Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.7 NORTH…LONGITUDE 92.2 WEST OR ABOUT 105 MILES…170 KM…SOUTH OF LAFAYETTE LOUISIANA AND ABOUT 160 MILES… 260 KM…EAST-SOUTHEAST OF GALVESTON TEXAS.

EDOUARD IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH…13 KM/HR… AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. ON THE FORECAST TRACK…THE CENTER OF EDOUARD IS EXPECTED TO BE NEAR OR OVER THE UPPER TEXAS OR SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA COASTS BY MIDDAY TUESDAY.

REPORTS FROM COASTAL DOPPLER RADARS INDICATE THAT MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 60 MPH…95 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. EDOUARD IS FORECAST TO STRENGTHEN…AND IT IS EXPECTED TO BE NEAR HURRICANE STRENGTH BY THE TIME IT REACHES THE COASTLINE DURING THE DAY TOMORROW.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES…110 KM FROM THE CENTER. SEVERAL ELEVATED OIL RIGS SOUTH OF THE LOUISIANA COAST HAVE BEEN REPORTING SUSTAINED WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 999 MB…29.50 INCHES.

A STORM SURGE OF 2 TO 4 FT ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE WARNING AREA IN AREAS OF ONSHORE WINDS.

EDOUARD IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES IN SOME LOUISIANA COASTAL PARISHES. ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES…WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN LOUISIANA AND THE UPPER TEXAS COAST TONIGHT AND TUESDAY.

REPEATING THE 1000 PM CDT POSITION…28.7 N…92.2 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…60 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…999 MB.

AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 100 AM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 400 AM CDT.

$$ FORECASTER BEVEN —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 08/05/2008 07:05:53 TCPAT5 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 8A NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL052008 700 AM CDT TUE AUG 05 2008

…EDOUARD MAKES LANDFALL ON THE UPPER TEXAS COAST…

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM GRAND ISLE LOUISIANA WESTWARD TO SARGENT TEXAS.

A HURRICANE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEST OF INTRACOASTAL CITY LOUISIANA TO SARGENT TEXAS.

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

AT 700 AM CDT…1200Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.6 NORTH…LONGITUDE 94.2 WEST. THIS POSITION IS ON THE UPPER TEXAS COAST ABOUT HALFWAY BETWEEN HIGH ISLAND AND SABINE PASS IN THE MCFADDIN NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE.

EDOUARD IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH…23 KM/HR …AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH…100 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. EDOUARD IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN WEAKENING LATER TODAY AS IT MOVES INLAND.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES…110 KM FROM THE CENTER.

AN AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT REPORTED A MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 997 MB…29.44 INCHES.

A STORM SURGE OF 2 TO 4 FT ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE WARNING AREA IN AREAS OF ONSHORE WINDS.

EDOUARD IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES IN SOME SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA COASTAL PARISHES AND SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS. ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS TODAY.

REPEATING THE 700 AM CDT POSITION…29.6 N…94.2 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…65 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…997 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 1000 AM CDT.

$$ FORECASTER FRANKLIN —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 08/10/2008 13:35:48 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 818 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 403 PM EDT SUN AUG 10 2008

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 818 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS MDC003-005-009-013-017-019-021-025-027-031-033-037-039-043-045- 047-510-102300- /O.CON.KWNS.SV.A.0818.000000T0000Z-080810T2300Z/ MD . MARYLAND COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ANNE ARUNDEL BALTIMORE CALVERT CARROLL CHARLES DORCHESTER FREDERICK HARFORD HOWARD MONTGOMERY PRINCE GEORGES ST. MARYS SOMERSET WASHINGTON WICOMICO WORCESTER

MARYLAND INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

BALTIMORE CITY —– ——– AUTHOR: blazin9635 TITLE: THUNDERSTORMS ROLL THRU THE METRO AND NOW TWO TROPICAL ATLANTIC EVENTS !!! DATE: 07/20/2008 18:59:48 STATUS: publish BODY:

TONIGHT: PARTLY CLOUDY WITH FAIR SKIES AFTER THE LINE OF STORMS PASS THRU THE AREA THIS EVENING (THE STORMS SHOULD EFFECT MOST AREAS ALONG AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 95 THRU OUT MOST OF CENTRAL MARYLAND INCLUDING THE BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON DC METRO AREAS) LO: 72

MONDAY: PARTLY CLOUDY HOT AND HUMID WITH A FEW SCATTERED AFTERNOON STORMS POSSIBLE HI: 92

TUESDAY: PARTLY CLOUDY HOT AND HUMID WITH A FEW MORE STORMS POSSIBLE DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS LO: 70 HI: 90

WEDNESDAY: PARTLY CLOUDY BUT NOT AS HOT AND HUMID WITH ONLY A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR AN ISOLATED AFTERNOON OR EVENING THUNDERSTORM LO: 68 HI: 88

THURSDAY: PARTLY CLOUDY AND A LITTLE MORE HUMID WITH ALMOST NO CHANCE OF STORMS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS BUT DO NOT RULE OUT AN ISOLATED STORM SOMEWHERE IN NORTH CENTRAL MARYLAND LO: 66 HI: 86

FRIDAY: PARTLY CLOUDY WITH BUILDING HEAT AND HUMIDITY ONCE AGAIN LO: 69 HI: 92

"WEATHER OR NOT" FORECASTER: SCHLEY —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 07/20/2008 19:02:22 SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 904 PM EDT SUN JUL 20 2008 MDZ006-007-010-011-013-014-210145- NORTHERN BALTIMORE MD-HOWARD MD-ANNE ARUNDEL MD-PRINCE GEORGES MD- HARFORD MD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE MD- 904 PM EDT SUN JUL 20 2008 …STRONG THUNDERSTORMS TO AFFECT NORTHERN BALTIMORE…HOWARD…ANNE ARUNDEL…PRINCE GEORGES…HARFORD AND SOUTHERN BALTIMORE COUNTIES…

AT 904 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM GLEN ARM TO 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ADELPHI…MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

THESE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

THE COMMUNITIES OF HAMILTON…GREENBELT…PLEASANT HILLS…PERRY HALL…FULLERTON…LINTHICUM HEIGHTS…HARMANS…WHITE MARSH… ROSSVILLE AND ROSEDALE WILL BE AFFECTED BY THESE STORMS. —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 07/20/2008 19:03:34 TCPAT3 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 8A NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL032008 800 PM EDT SUN JUL 20 2008

…CRISTOBAL A LITTLE STRONGER THIS EVENING…STRONGEST WINDS REMAIN WELL OFFSHORE…

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM CAPE LOOKOUT TO THE NORTH CAROLINA/VIRGINIA BORDER…INCLUDING PAMLICO SOUND.

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 EDT…0000Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 34.9 NORTH…LONGITUDE 75.4 WEST OR ABOUT 65 MILES…105 KM…EAST-NORTHEAST OF CAPE LOOKOUT NORTH CAROLINA AND ABOUT 25 MILES…40 KM…SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA.

CRISTOBAL IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 9 MPH…15 KM/HR…AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. ON THIS TRACK CRISTOBAL WILL BE MOVING MOVING AWAY FROM THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST EARLY MONDAY.

DATA FROM A RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT INDICATE THAT THE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 50 MPH…85 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES…185 KM FROM THE CENTER…MAINLY TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.

AN AIR FORCE RESERVE RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT RECENTLY REPORTED A MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 1006 MB…29.71 INCHES.

CRISTOBAL IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS NEAR 1 INCH ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST OF NORTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. ISOLATED MAXIMUM STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THIS AREA.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED IN AREAS OF ONSHORE WINDS.

REPEATING THE 800 PM EDT POSITION…34.9 N…75.4 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTHEAST NEAR 9 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1006 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER ROBERTS/FRANKLIN —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 07/20/2008 19:06:09 TCPAT4 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM DOLLY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 2A NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL042008 800 PM EDT SUN JUL 20 2008

…DOLLY CONTINUES TOWARD THE YUCATAN PENINSULA…

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE YUCATAN PENINSULA OF MEXICO FROM THE BORDER WITH BELIZE TO CAMPECHE MEXICO. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF BELIZE FROM BELIZE CITY NORTHWARD TO THE BORDER WITH MEXICO. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA…IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 12 TO 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 800 PM EDT…0000Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DOLLY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.3 NORTH…LONGITUDE 85.5 WEST OR ABOUT 125 MILES…200 KM…SOUTHEAST OF COZUMEL MEXICO.

DOLLY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH…22 KM/HR. A NORTHWESTWARD OR WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS…WITH A GRADUAL DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED EXPECTED BY TUESDAY. ON THIS TRACK…THE CENTER OF DOLLY WILL MOVE ACROSS THE YUCATAN PENINSULA OF MEXICO TONIGHT…EMERGE OVER THE SOUTHERN GULF OF MEXICO ON MONDAY…AND MOVE INTO THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF ON TUESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH…75 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT BEFORE DOLLY REACHES THE YUCATAN PENINSULA. GRADUAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY AFTER DOLLY EMERGES OVER THE SOUTHERN GULF OF MEXICO.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 175 MILES…280 KM FROM THE CENTER. DOLLY COULD PRODUCE WINDS NEAR TROPICAL STORM FORCE…ESPECIALLY IN GUSTS…OVER THE WESTERN TIP OF CUBA TONIGHT.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB…29.74 INCHES.

DOLLY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL OF 4 TO 6 INCHES ACROSS THE NORTHERN YUCATAN PENINSULA OF MEXICO AND WESTERN CUBA…WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS UP TO 10 INCHES. AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES IS EXPECTED IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS…WITH A STORM TOTAL OF UP TO 8 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 800 PM EDT POSITION…19.3 N…85.5 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…45 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1007 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER FRANKLIN —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 07/21/2008 07:00:01 TCPAT4 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM DOLLY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 4A NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL042008 800 AM EDT MON JUL 21 2008

…DOLLY ABOUT TO EMERGE OFF THE NORTHERN COAST OF YUCATAN…

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE YUCATAN PENINSULA OF MEXICO FROM THE BORDER WITH BELIZE TO CAMPECHE MEXICO.

AT 8 AM EDT…1200 UTC…THE GOVERNMENT OF BELIZE HAS DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR THE COAST OF BELIZE.

INTERESTS IN THE WESTERN GULF OF MEXICO SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF DOLLY.

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 DOLLY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.6 NORTH…LONGITUDE 88.7 WEST OR ABOUT 65 MILES…105 KM…EAST-NORTHEAST OF PROGRESO MEXICO.

DOLLY IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH…26 KM/HR. A CONTINUED WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED ON TUESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH…85 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN TODAY AS THE CENTER OF THE STORM MOVES OUT INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO…AND DOLLY COULD BECOME A HURRICANE BY TUESDAY.

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

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE BASED ON PRELIMINARY REPORTS FROM NOAA RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT IS 1005 MB…29.68 INCHES.

DOLLY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL OF 4 TO 6 INCHES ACROSS THE NORTHERN YUCATAN PENINSULA OF MEXICO AND IN WESTERN CUBA…WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS UP TO 10 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 800 AM EDT POSITION…21.6 N…88.7 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1005 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER KNABB —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 07/21/2008 07:02:32 TCPAT3 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL ADVISORY NUMBER 10 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL032008 500 AM EDT MON JUL 21 2008

…CRISTOBAL CONTINUES NORTHEASTWARD…AWAY FROM THE OUTER BANKS…

AT 500 AM EDT…0900Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 36.1 NORTH…LONGITUDE 73.9 WEST OR ABOUT 110 MILES…175 KM…NORTHEAST OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA.

CRISTOBAL IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 13 MPH…20 KM/HR…AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH SOME INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. ON THIS TRACK CRISTOBAL WILL BE WELL OFFSHORE OF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST LATER TODAY.

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

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

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB…29.65 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 500 AM EDT POSITION…36.1 N…73.9 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTHEAST NEAR 13 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1004 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER ROBERTS/PASCH —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 07/22/2008 10:32:10 TCPAT3 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL ADVISORY NUMBER 15 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL032008 1100 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2008

…CRISTOBAL STRENGTHENS BUT IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN SOON…

AT 1100 AM EDT…1500Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 40.9 NORTH…LONGITUDE 65.9 WEST OR ABOUT 280 MILES…450 KM…SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA.

CRISTOBAL IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 25 MPH…41 KM/HR… AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY WITH A TURN TOWARDS THE EAST ON WEDNESDAY.

SATELLITE AND MICROWAVE IMAGES INDICATE THAT THE MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 65 MPH…100 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. STEADY WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AND CRISTOBAL IS EXPECTED TO LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS ON WEDNESDAY.

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

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

REPEATING THE 1100 AM EDT POSITION…40.9 N…65.9 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTHEAST NEAR 25 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…65 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1000 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER BLAKE —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 07/22/2008 10:34:41 TCPAT4 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM DOLLY ADVISORY NUMBER 9 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL042008 1000 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2008

…DOLLY NEARING HURRICANE STRENGTH…

AT 10 AM CDT…1500 UTC…THE HURRICANE WARNING FROM NORTH OF CORPUS CHRISTI TO PORT O`CONNOR HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH A TROPICAL STORM WARNING. A HURRICANE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF TEXAS FROM BROWNSVILLE TO CORPUS CHRISTI…AND FOR THE NORTHEAST COAST OF MEXICO FROM RIO SAN FERNANDO NORTHWARD TO THE BORDER BETWEEN MEXICO AND THE UNITED STATES. 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 TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF CORPUS CHRISTI TO SAN LUIS PASS. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM LA PESCA TO SOUTH OF RIO SAN FERNANDO. A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT HURRICANE 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 1000 AM CDT…1500Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM DOLLY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 24.0 NORTH…LONGITUDE 94.5 WEST OR ABOUT 230 MILES…370 KM…SOUTHEAST OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS.

DOLLY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH…19 KM/HR. A GENERAL NORTHWEST TO WEST-NORTHWEST TRACK IS EXPECTED DURING THE ENXT 24 HOURS. THIS MOTION WOULD BRING THE CORE OF DOLLY NEAR NORTHEASTERN MEXICO OR EXTREME SOUTHERN TEXAS ON WEDNESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 70 MPH…110 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. DOLLY IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A HURRICANE LATER TODAY OR WEDNESDAY.

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

THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE RECENTLY REPORTED BY A NOAA HURRICANE HUNTER PLANE WAS 991 MB…29.26 INCHES.

DOLLY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES…WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES…OVER MUCH OF SOUTH TEXAS AND NORTHEASTERN MEXICO OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 4 TO 6 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS…ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES…CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE NORTH OF WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL.

REPEATING THE 1000 AM CDT POSITION…24.0 N…94.5 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…70 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…991 MB.

AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 100 PM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 400 PM CDT.

$$ FORECASTER AVILA —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 07/22/2008 22:22:33 TCPAT3 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL ADVISORY NUMBER 17 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL032008 1100 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2008

…CRISTOBAL RACING NORTHEASTWARD INTO THE NORTH CENTRAL ATLANTIC…

AT 1100 PM EDT…0300Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CRISTOBAL WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 44.0 NORTH…LONGITUDE 59.0 WEST OR ABOUT 230 MILES…370 KM…EAST OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA.

CRISTOBAL IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 35 MPH…56 KM/HR. A TURN TOWARD THE EAST IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH…85 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS AS CRISTOBAL LOSES TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS.

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

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1001 MB…29.56 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM EDT POSITION…44.0 N…59.0 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTHEAST NEAR 35 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…50 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1001 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER RHOME —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 07/22/2008 22:24:46 TCPAT4 BULLETIN HURRICANE DOLLY ADVISORY NUMBER 11 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL042008 1000 PM CDT TUE JUL 22 2008

…DOLLY A LITTLE STRONGER…MOVING A LITTLE SLOWER…

A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF TEXAS FROM BROWNSVILLE TO CORPUS CHRISTI…AND FOR THE NORTHEASTERN COAST OF MEXICO FROM RIO SAN FERNANDO NORTHWARD TO THE BORDER BETWEEN MEXICO AND THE UNITED STATES. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NORTH OF CORPUS CHRISTI TO SAN LUIS PASS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH ARE IN EFFECT FROM LA PESCA TO SOUTH OF RIO SAN FERNANDO.

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

AT 1000 PM CDT…0300Z…THE CENTER OF HURRICANE DOLLY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 25.1 NORTH…LONGITUDE 96.0 WEST OR ABOUT 110 MILES… 175 KM…EAST-SOUTHEAST OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS.

DOLLY IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH…15 KM/HR. A FURTHER REDUCTION IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK…THE CENTER OF DOLLY WILL BE ALONG THE COAST NEAR THE TEXAS/MEXICO BORDER AROUND MIDDAY WEDNESDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 80 MPH…130 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. DOLLY IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE. SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED PRIOR TO LANDFALL.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES…35 KM…FROM THE CENTER…AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES…220 KM. TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS SHOULD BEGIN TO REACH THE COASTLINE WITHIN THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE ESTIMATED FROM AIRCRAFT RECONNAISSANCE DATA IS 981 MB…28.97 INCHES.

DOLLY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES…WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES…OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS AND NORTHEASTERN MEXICO OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 4 TO 6 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS…ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES…CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE NORTH OF WHERE THE CENTER MAKES LANDFALL.

REPEATING THE 1000 PM CDT POSITION…25.1 N…96.0 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…80 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…981 MB.

AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 100 AM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 400 AM CDT.

$$ FORECASTER FRANKLIN —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 07/23/2008 18:00:42 URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED FLOOD WATCH NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 400 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2008 DCZ001-MDZ004>007-009>011-013-014-016-VAZ042-052>056-240400- /O.EXT.KLWX.FF.A.0002.000000T0000Z-080724T1200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE- HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES- ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-LOUDOUN- PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX- ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WASHINGTON…FREDERICK…WESTMINSTER… GAITHERSBURG…COLUMBIA…BALTIMORE…ANNAPOLIS…WALDORF… LEESBURG…MANASSAS…MANASSAS PARK…FAIRFAX…ALEXANDRIA… FALLS CHURCH…FREDERICKSBURG 400 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2008 …FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF MARYLAND…THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND VIRGINIA… INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN MARYLAND…ANNE ARUNDEL… CARROLL…CHARLES…FREDERICK MD…HARFORD…HOWARD… MONTGOMERY…NORTHERN BALTIMORE…PRINCE GEORGES AND SOUTHERN BALTIMORE. THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IN VIRGINIA… ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA…FAIRFAX…LOUDOUN…PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK…SPOTSYLVANIA AND STAFFORD.

* THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE INTERSTATE 95 CORRIDOR LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THIS FRONT WILL PROVIDE THE FOCUS FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WITH HIGH AMOUNTS OF MOISTURE IN PLACE…SOME THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE VERY HEAVY RAINFALL. IN ADDITION…SOME STORMS WILL REPEATEDLY MOVE OVER THE SAME AREAS. THIS WILL LEAD TO THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING…ESPECIALLY IN URBANIZED AREAS.

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: 07/23/2008 18:02:36 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 739 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 852 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2008

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 739 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS MDC003-005-009-013-017-025-027-031-033-037-510-240300- /O.CON.KWNS.SV.A.0739.000000T0000Z-080724T0300Z/ MD . MARYLAND COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ANNE ARUNDEL BALTIMORE CALVERT CARROLL CHARLES HARFORD HOWARD MONTGOMERY PRINCE GEORGES ST. MARYS

MARYLAND INDEPENDENT CITIES INCLUDED ARE

BALTIMORE CITY —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 07/23/2008 18:03:57 MDC003-005-510-240130- /O.NEW.KLWX.SV.W.0302.080724T0051Z-080724T0130Z/

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 851 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2008 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… NORTH CENTRAL ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND… SOUTHERN BALTIMORE COUNTY IN NORTHERN MARYLAND… BALTIMORE CITY IN NORTHERN MARYLAND…

* UNTIL 930 PM EDT

* AT 848 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR GLEN BURNIE…AND MOVING NORTH AT 20 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… FERNDALE… BROOKLYN PARK… PUMPHREY… ARBUTUS… DUNDALK… BALTIMORE… ROSEDALE… ROSSVILLE… LOCHEARN…

HAIL TO THE SIZE OF PENNIES AND WIND GUSTS TO 60 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE WARNED AREA. STAY INDOORS AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS UNTIL THE STORM HAS PASSED. —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 07/23/2008 18:07:17 TCPAT4 BULLETIN HURRICANE DOLLY INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 14A NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL042008 700 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2008

…HEAVY RAINS AND STRONG WINDS CONTINUE OVER SOUTH TEXAS…

A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COAST OF TEXAS FROM BROWNSVILLE TO JUST SOUTH OF BAFFIN BAY…AND FOR THE NORTHEASTERN COAST OF MEXICO FROM RIO SAN FERNANDO NORTHWARD TO THE BORDER BETWEEN MEXICO AND THE UNITED STATES.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT O`CONNOR.

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

AT 700 PM CDT…0000Z…THE CENTER OF HURRICANE DOLLY WAS LOCATED INLAND OVER EXTREME SOUTH TEXAS NEAR LATITUDE 26.6 NORTH…LONGITUDE 98.0 WEST OR ABOUT 60 MILES…95 KM…NORTHWEST OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS.

DOLLY IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH…16 KM/HR. THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TONIGHT…TAKING DOLLY FARTHER INLAND OVER SOUTH TEXAS. A TURN TO THE WEST IS EXPECTED BY LATE TOMORROW.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 75 MPH…120 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. DOLLY IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE. DOLLY IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL STORM LATER TONIGHT.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES…55 KM…FROM THE CENTER…AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES…220 KM.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 976 MB…28.82 INCHES.

DOLLY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES…WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 20 INCHES…OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS AND NORTHEASTERN MEXICO OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. THESE RAINS WILL LIKELY CAUSE WIDESPREAD FLOODING ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS AND NORTHEAST MEXICO.

COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING UP TO 6 TO 8 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS…ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES WILL CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT FEW HOURS IN AREAS OF ONSHORE FLOW BUT WILL SUBSIDE LATER TONIGHT.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS TODAY AND TONIGHT.

REPEATING THE 700 PM CDT POSITION…26.6 N…98.0 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…75 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…976 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 1000 PM CDT.

$$ FORECASTER FRANKLIN

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