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TROPICAL STORM HANNA TO AFFECT SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND09/06/2008 Normal
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 Daily Port Update

Subject:TROPICAL STORM HANNA TO AFFECT SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND
Date:Saturday, September 06, 2008
Priority:Normal
Notice:
THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS EXTENDED NORTHWARD TO MERRIMACK RIVER
MASSACHUSETTS... INCLUDING BLOCK ISLAND... MARTHAS VINEYARD... AND
NANTUCKET. A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 34.4
NORTH... LONGITUDE 78.3 WEST OR ABOUT 25 MILES WEST- NORTHWEST OF
WILMINGTON NORTH CAROLINA.

HANNA IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 22 MPH. A GRADUAL TURN TO
THE NORTHEAST WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED TODAY AND
TOMORROW. ON THE FORECAST TRACK... THE CENTER OF HANNA WILL MOVE ACROSS
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA THIS MORNING... ALONG THE MID- ATLANTIC COAST
LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT... . AND ALONG THE COAST OF THE NORTHEASTERN
UNITED STATES AND SOUTHEASTERN CANADA ON SUNDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 60 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.
HANNA IS EXPECTED TO LOSE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS BY LATE ON SUNDAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 200 MILES FROM THE CENTER.

THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE BASED ON SURFACE OBSERVATIONS AND RECENT
AIRCRAFT RECONNAISSANCE DATA IS 983 MB... 29.03 INCHES.

TROPICAL STORM WATCH UPGRADED TO A TROPICAL STORM WARNING.

AREAS AFFECTED...MASSACHUSETTS COASTAL WATERS...BOSTON HARBOR

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE INTERNET
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.

A COASTAL STORM SURGE OF 1 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS.

ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES... CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG
THE SOUTH COAST OF MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND. THIS MAY RESULT IN
MINOR COASTAL FLOODING NEAR THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

COASTAL FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED ALONG THE EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COAST
WHERE UP TO A 1 FOOT STORM SURGE IS EXPECTED.

WINDS:

SUSTAINED WINDS FROM THE SOUTHEAST ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 30 TO 40
MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH TONIGHT... MAINLY TO THE EAST OF THE TRACK OF
HANNA. BASED ON THE CURRENT FORECAST TRACK... THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL
LIKELY AFFECT RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS... INCLUDING THE
CAPE AND ISLANDS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS SHOULD REACH BLOCK ISLAND AROUND 8 OR 9 PM...
THEN SPREAD NORTHEAST ACROSS THE REST OF THE WARNING AREA. THE TIMING OF
STRONGEST WINDS WILL LIKELY OCCUR BETWEEN 9 PM AND 3 AM... POSSIBLY
LINGERING A FEW HOURS LATER OVER THE CAPE AND ISLANDS.

PROBABILITY OF HURRICANE/TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...

FOR BOSTON MA.

THERE IS A 44 PERCENT CHANCE OF WINDS 34 KT /39 MPH/ OR GREATER...
MOST LIKELY TO BEGIN BETWEEN 2 PM SAT AND 2 AM SUN.
THERE IS A 1 PERCENT CHANCE OF WINDS 64 KT /74 MPH/ OR GREATER...
MOST LIKELY TO BEGIN BETWEEN 2 AM AND 2 PM SUN.

TORNADOES:

AN ISOLATED WEAK TORNADO OR WATERSPOUT IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT.

Notice posted on Saturday, September 06, 2008

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For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.