Hanna loses tropical characteristics as it moves through New England


Saturday, September 6th 2008, 5:53 am
By: News 9


BULLETIN
TROPICAL STORM HANNA ADVISORY NUMBER  42
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL082008
500 AM EDT SUN SEP 07 2008

...HANNA LOSES TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS AS IT MOVES THROUGH NEW
ENGLAND...

AT 5 AM EDT...0900 UTC...ALL COASTAL TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS ARE
DISCONTINUED.

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 42.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 70.0 WEST OR ABOUT 60
MILES...100 KM...NORTH OF CHATHAM MASSACHUSETTS AND ABOUT 350 MILES
...560 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF HALIFAX NOVA SCOTIA.

HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 36 MPH...57 KM/HR...AND
THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

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 200 MILES...325 KM
...MAINLY OVER WATER TO THE EAST AND SOUTH OF THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 995 MB...29.38 INCHES.

HANNA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1
TO 2 INCHES ACROSS CENTRAL TO SOUTHERN MAINE EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING...WITH THE RAINFALL ENDING ACROSS MAINE BY AROUND SUNRISE. 

REPEATING THE 500 AM EDT POSITION...42.6 N...70.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 36 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB.

THIS IS THE LAST PUBLIC ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER ON THIS SYSTEM.  FUTURE INFORMATION ON THIS SYSTEM CAN BE
FOUND IN HIGH SEAS FORECASTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER...UNDER AWIPS HEADER NFDHSFAT1 AND
WMO HEADER FZNT01 KWBC.


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FORECASTER FRANKLIN