Tropical Storm Kyle moving northwest


Thursday, September 25th 2008, 4:49 pm
By: News 9


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TROPICAL STORM KYLE ADVISORY NUMBER   5

NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL112008

500 PM AST FRI SEP 26 2008

...CENTER OF KYLE WOBBLING AS IT MOVES NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR BERMUDA.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

INTERESTS IN THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES AND THE CANADIAN MARITIMES REGION SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF KYLE.

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 CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KYLE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 68.7 WEST OR ABOUT 400

MILES...645 KM...SOUTHWEST OF BERMUDA.

KYLE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH...20 KM/HR.

THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED TONIGHT.  A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH IS EXPECTED ON SATURDAY...

FOLLOWED BY A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST SATURDAY NIGHT OR SUNDAY.  ON THIS TRACK...THE CENTER OF KYLE AND THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE FORECAST TO REMAIN WEST OF BERMUDA.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 60 MPH...95 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  GRADUAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS...AND KYLE COULD BECOME A HURRICANE BY SATURDAY NIGHT.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 205 MILES...335 KM MAINLY TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER.

THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE JUST REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT IS 1003 MB...29.62 INCHES.

RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ON BERMUDA THROUGH SATURDAY.

REPEATING THE 500 PM AST POSITION...27.6 N...68.7 W.  MOVEMENT TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...60 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 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.

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FORECASTER BEVEN