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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT DATE: 11/14/2008 18:11:51

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC 836 PM EST FRI NOV 14 2008 DCZ001-MDZ004>007-009>011-013-014-VAZ042-052>054-150400- DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE- HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES- ANNE ARUNDEL-LOUDOUN-PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK- FAIRFAX-ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WASHINGTON…FREDERICK…WESTMINSTER… GAITHERSBURG…COLUMBIA…BALTIMORE…ANNAPOLIS…LEESBURG… MANASSAS…MANASSAS PARK…FAIRFAX…ALEXANDRIA…FALLS CHURCH 836 PM EST FRI NOV 14 2008 …LOCALLY DENSE FOG THIS EVENING…

FOG ALONG WITH AREAS OF DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE BALTIMORE WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREA THROUGH THE REST OF THIS EVENING. WHILE VISIBILITIES WILL MAINLY BE REDUCED TO BETWEEN ONE HALF OF A MILE AND ONE MILE…A FEW LOCATIONS MAY SEE VISIBILITIES DROP TO A QUARTER MILE ESPECIALLY DURING TIMES OF DRIZZLE.

IF TRAVELING ON THIS FRIDAY EVENING…USE EXTRA CAUTION. BE PREPARED FOR POOR VISIBILITIES. SLOW DOWN AND USE YOUR LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS.

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 11/15/2008 14:39:05 The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for much of Central Maryland, and parts of Delarware.

THE FOLLOWING AREAS ARE UNDER A TORNADO WATCH:

IN DELAWARE THIS WATCH INCLUDES 3 COUNTIES IN NORTHERN DELAWARE

NEW CASTLE IN CENTRAL DELAWARE, KENT

IN SOUTHERN DELAWARE

SUSSEX

IN MARYLAND THIS WATCH INCLUDES 5 COUNTIES:

IN NORTHEAST MARYLAND: CAROLINE, CECIL, KENT, QUEEN ANNE'S, TALBOT

IN NEW JERSEY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL NEW JERSEY

MERCER MONMOUTH

IN SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY

ATLANTIC BURLINGTON CAMDEN

CAPE MAY CUMBERLAND GLOUCESTER

OCEAN SALEM

IN PENNSYLVANIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 COUNTIES

IN EAST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA

BERKS

IN SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA

BUCKS CHESTER DELAWARE

MONTGOMERY PHILADELPHIA

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ATLANTIC CITY…CAMDEN… CENTREVILLE…CHERRY HILL…CHESTERTOWN…DENTON…DEPTFORD… DOVER…DOYLESTOWN…EASTON…ELKTON…FREEHOLD…GEORGETOWN… GLASSBORO…HAMMONTON…MEDIA…MILLVILLE…MOORESTOWN… MOUNT HOLLY…NORRISTOWN…OCEAN CITY…PENNSVILLE… PHILADELPHIA…READING…TOMS RIVER…TRENTON… WEST CHESTER AND WILMINGTON. —– ——– AUTHOR: blazin9635 TITLE: A CATAGORY 4 HURRICANE AND WINTERY CONDITIONS OVERSPREADING THE AREA WITHIN TEN DAYS !!! DATE: 11/08/2008 08:52:19 STATUS: publish BODY:

RAVENSCAST (HOUSTON): PARTLY CLOUDY AND 68 F FOR SUNDAY'S 1 PM KICKOFF

SATURDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY AND RATHER MILD WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS POSSIBLE LO: 54 HI: 64

SUNDAY: PARTLY CLOUDY WITH SOMEWHAT COOLER CONDITIONS LO: 49 HI: 59

MONDAY: MOSTLY SUNNY AND RATHER NICE BUT SOMEWHAT CHILLY AS WELL LO: 45 HI: 54

TUESDAY: PARTLY CLOUDY BUT BREEZY AND RATHER CHILLY LO: 40 HI: 49

WEDNESDAY: PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY LATER ON LO: 44 HI: 54

"WEATHER OR NOT"

FORECASTER: SCHLEY —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 11/08/2008 08:53:42 TCPAT2 BULLETIN HURRICANE PALOMA ADVISORY NUMBER 13 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL172008 1000 AM EST SAT NOV 08 2008

…EXTREMELY DANGEROUS PALOMA TURNS TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST AND TAKES AIM AT CUBA…NEW WARNINGS ISSUED…

AT 10 AM EST…1500 UTC…THE GOVERNMENT OF CUBA HAS ISSUED A HURRICANE WARNING FOR THE CUBAN PROVINCES OF GRANMA AND HOLGUIN AND DISCONTINUED THE HURRICANE WARNING FOR SANCTI SPIRITUS. A HURRICANE WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE CUBAN PROVINCES OF CIEGO DE AVILA…CAMAGUEY…LAS TUNAS…GRANMA AND HOLGUIN. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY SHOULD BE RUSHED TO COMPLETION.

A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CAYMAN ISLANDS.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CUBAN PROVINCE OF SANTIAGO DE CUBA.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS… INCLUDING CAT ISLAND…THE EXUMAS…LONG ISLAND…RUM CAY…AND SAN SALVADOR. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA…GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.

INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN CUBA AND THE BAHAMAS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF PALOMA.

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

AT 1000 AM EST…1500Z…THE CENTER OF HURRICANE PALOMA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.9 NORTH…LONGITUDE 79.3 WEST OR ABOUT 130 MILES… 210 KM…EAST-NORTHEAST OF GRAND CAYMAN AND ABOUT 140 MILES…220 KM …SOUTHWEST OF CAMAGUEY CUBA.

PALOMA IS MOVING TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 9 MPH…15 KM/HR… AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY WITH SOME DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED AFTER LANDFALL. ON THE FORECAST TRACK… THE CENTER OF PALOMA IS EXPECTED TO MOVE AWAY FROM CAYMAN BRAC THIS MORNING…AND BE APPROACHING THE COAST OF SOUTH-CENTRAL CUBA LATE TONIGHT OR EARLY SUNDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 140 MPH…220 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. PALOMA IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS CATEGORY FOUR HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE. SOME SLOW WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS…BUT PALOMA IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN A MAJOR HURRICANE UP UNTIL LANDFALL IN CUBA.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 25 MILES…35 KM…FROM THE CENTER…AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES…185 KM.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 943 MB…27.85 INCHES.

LIFE-THREATENING STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 17 TO 23 FEET…ACCOMPANIED BY LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES…IS EXPECTED NEAR AND TO THE EAST OF WHERE THE CENTER OF PALOMA MAKES LANDFALL ALONG THE SOUTH COAST OF CUBA. STORM SURGE FLOODING IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS WILL GRADUALLY SUBSIDE TODAY.

PALOMA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES OVER LITTLE CAYMAN…CAYMAN BRAC…AND CENTRAL AND EASTERN CUBA…WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM TOTALS OF 20 INCHES POSSIBLE. THESE RAINS MAY PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES. RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS JAMAICA AND ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS GRAND CAYMAN.

REPEATING THE 1000 AM EST POSITION…19.9 N…79.3 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…EAST-NORTHEAST NEAR 9 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…140 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…943 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER BLAKE

—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 11/09/2008 02:19:59 TCPAT2 BULLETIN HURRICANE PALOMA ADVISORY NUMBER 16 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL172008 400 AM EST SUN NOV 09 2008

…PALOMA CONTINUES TO WEAKEN OVER EAST-CENTRAL CUBA…

A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CUBAN PROVINCES OF CIEGO DE AVILA…CAMAGUEY…LAS TUNAS…GRANMA AND HOLGUIN.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CUBAN PROVINCE OF SANTIAGO DE CUBA.

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS… INCLUDING CAT ISLAND…THE EXUMAS…LONG ISLAND…RUM CAY…SAN SALVADOR…ACKLINS ISLAND…CROOKED ISLAND AND THE RAGGED ISLANDS.

INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN THE BAHAMAS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF PALOMA.

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

AT 400 AM EST…0900Z…THE CENTER OF HURRICANE PALOMA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.3 NORTH…LONGITUDE 77.4 WEST OR ABOUT 30 MILES… 45 KM…EAST-SOUTHEAST OF CAMAGUEY CUBA.

PALOMA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 5 MPH…7 KM/HR…AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY WITH A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED ON MONDAY. THE CENTER OF PALOMA SHOULD BE NEAR THE NORTH COAST OF CUBA THIS AFTERNOON AND BE NEAR THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS BY MONDAY MORNING.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 85 MPH…140 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. PALOMA IS A CATEGORY ONE HURRICANE ON THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE. ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS EXPECTED…EVEN AFTER THE CENTER OF PALOMA MOVES OFFSHORE DUE TO STRONG UPPER-LEVEL WINDS. PALOMA IS FORECAST TO WEAKEN TO A TROPICAL STORM TODAY…AND DEGENERATE TO A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE ON MONDAY.

HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 30 MILES…45 KM…FROM THE CENTER…AND TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES…185 KM.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 977 MB…28.85 INCHES.

STORM SURGE FLOODING ALONG THE SOUTH COAST OF CUBA SHOULD DIMINISH TODAY.

PALOMA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES OVER EASTERN CUBA…WHERE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES ARE STILL POSSIBLE. RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS.

REPEATING THE 400 AM EST POSITION…21.3 N…77.4 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTHEAST NEAR 5 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…85 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…977 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER FRANKLIN —– COMMENT: AUTHOR: A Yahoo! user DATE: 11/09/2008 09:17:53 TCPAT2 BULLETIN TROPICAL STORM PALOMA ADVISORY NUMBER 17 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL172008 1000 AM EST SUN NOV 09 2008

…PALOMA CONTINUES TO WEAKEN OVER CUBA…

AT 10 AM EST…1500 UTC…THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BAHAMAS HAS DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE BAHAMAS.

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 EST…1500Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM PALOMA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.2 NORTH…LONGITUDE 77.9 WEST OR NEAR CAMAGUEY CUBA.

PALOMA IS DRIFTING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 2 MPH…4 KM/HR…AND A SLOW NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD TO NORTHEASTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. ON THE FORECAST TRACK…THE CENTER OF PALOMA SHOULD BE NEAR THE NORTH COAST OF CUBA LATER TODAY AND BE APPROACHING THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS BY MONDAY MORNING.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH…95 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. CONTINUED WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TODAY…AND PALOMA IS FORECAST TO DEGENERATE TO A WEAK AREA OF LOW PRESSURE BY MONDAY.

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

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 995 MB…29.38 INCHES.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF EASTERN AND CENTRAL CUBA AND THE BAHAMAS.

REPEATING THE 1000 AM EST POSITION…21.2 N…77.9 W. MOVEMENT TOWARD…NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 2 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…60 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…995 MB.

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

$$ FORECASTER PASCH

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