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    Subtropical Storm Gabrielle ETA 8 pm Sunday NC

    http://www.wunderground.com/tropical.../at200707.html

    Statement as of 11:00 PM EDT on September 07, 2007

    ...Low pressure area off southeastern coast of the United Statesdevelops into subtropical storm Gabrielle...
    a tropical storm watch has been issued for portions of the SouthCarolina and North Carolina coast from Edisto Beach northward toOregon Inlet...including the Pamlico Sound. A tropical storm watchmeans that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watcharea...generally within 36 hours.
    For storm information specific to your area...including possibleinland watches and warnings...please monitor products issuedby your local weather office.
    At 1100 PM EDT...0300z...the broad and elongated center ofsubtropical storm Gabrielle was located near latitude 30.4 north...longitude 72.2 west or about 385 miles...625 km...southeast of CapeLookout North Carolina.
    The storm is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph...16km/hr...and this general motion is expected to continue for thenext 24 hours.
    Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph...75 km/hr...with highergusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 24hours.
    Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 105 miles...165 km to the northof the center.
    The estimated minimum central pressure is 1011 mb...29.85 inches.
    Gabrielle is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 2to 4 inches across coastal sections of South Carolina and NorthCarolina...with isolated maximum amounts of 6 inches.
    Repeating the 1100 PM EDT position...30.4 N...72.2 W. Movementtoward...west-northwest near 10 mph. Maximum sustained winds...45mph. Minimum central pressure...1011 mb.
    An intermediate advisory will be issued by the National HurricaneCenter at 200 am EDT followed by the next complete advisory at 500am EDT.

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    8 am Saturday

    Statement as of 8:00 am EDT on September 08, 2007

    ...Gabrielle continues west-northwestward toward the Carolinas...
    a tropical storm watch remains in effect for portions of the SouthCarolina and North Carolina coast from Edisto Beach northward toOregon Inlet...including the Pamlico Sound. A tropical storm watchmeans that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watcharea...generally within 36 hours.
    A Tropical Storm Warning will likely be required for a portion ofthe tropical storm watch area later today.
    For storm information specific to your area...including possibleinland watches and warnings...please monitor products issuedby your local weather office.
    At 800 am AST...1200z...the center of subtropical storm Gabriellewas located near latitude 31.2 north...longitude 73.8 west or about280 miles...450 km...south-southeast of Cape Lookout North Carolina.
    The storm is moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph. Thismotion is expected to continue for the next 24 hours with a gradualdecrease in forward speed.
    Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph...75 km/hr...with highergusts. Slight strengthening is expected as Gabrielle acquires moretropical characteristics.
    Winds of 40 mph extend outward up to 105 miles...165 km to the northof the center.
    Estimated minimum central pressure is 1011 mb...29.85 inches.
    Gabrielle is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 2to 4 inches across coastal sections of North Carolina...withisolated maximum amounts of 6 inches.
    Repeating the 800 am AST position...31.2 N...73.8 W. Movementtoward...west-northwest near 12 mph. Maximum sustained winds...45mph. Minimum central pressure...1011 mb.
    The next advisory will be issued by the National Hurricane Center at1100 am AST. http://www.wunderground.com/tropical...c.html#a_topad

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    A CONTINUED NORTHWESTWARD MOTION WITH A SLIGHT DECREASE IN FORWARD
    SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

    MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH...75 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
    GUSTS. SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS AS
    GABRIELLE ACQUIRES MORE TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS.

    WINDS OF 40 MPH EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES...185 KM TO THE NORTH
    FROM THE CENTER.

    ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1009 MB...29.80 INCHES.

    COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 3 FEET IS POSSIBLE WITHIN THE
    WARNING AREA AS GABRIELLE PASSES NEAR OR OVER THE COAST.

    GABRIELLE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2
    TO 4 INCHES ACROSS COASTAL SECTIONS OF NORTH CAROLINA...WITH
    ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES.

    REPEATING THE 1100 AM EDT POSITION...31.5 N...74.2 W. MOVEMENT
    TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45 MPH.
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB.

    3-Day Cone
    http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/grap...large#contents

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    http://www.wunderground.com/tropical...c.html#a_topad

    Statement as of 8:00 am EDT on September 09, 2007

    ...Gabrielle strengthens as it nears the North Carolina coast...
    Reports from an Air Force reconnaissance aircraft indicate thatGabrielle has strengthened a little more.
    A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect from Surf City NorthCarolina northward to Cape Charles Light Virginia...including thePamlico and Albemarle sounds.
    A tropical storm watch remains in effect in southeastern Virginiafor the lower Chesapeake Bay south of New Point Comfort.
    For storm information specific to your area...including possibleinland watches and warnings...please monitor products issuedby your local weather office.
    At 800 am EDT...1200z...the center of Tropical Storm Gabrielle waslocated near latitude 34.2 north...longitude 76.4 west or about 30miles... 50 km...south-southeast of Cape Lookout North Carolina.

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    We can feel it approaching.It is so muggy here right now,a bit overcast with some sun breaking through and some drizzle rain every now and then.
    I hope it doesn't get to bad.My hubby has to drive 90 minutes into Virginia tonight at 9 pm because he has to stand watch .

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    COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 3 FEET IS POSSIBLE WITHIN THE
    WARNING AREA AS GABRIELLE PASSES OVER THE OUTER BANKS.

    GABRIELLE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1
    TO 3 INCHES ACROSS THE OUTER BANKS AND SOUNDS OF EASTERN NORTH
    CAROLINA AND...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 5 INCHES. RAINFALL
    AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN
    VIRGINIA...NEAR THE NORTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BORDER.

    THERE IS A SLIGHT POSSIBILITY OF ISOLATED TORNADOES OVER THE OUTER
    BANKS TODAY.

    REPEATING THE 1100 AM EDT POSITION...34.7 N...76.3 W. MOVEMENT
    TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 10 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...50 MPH.
    MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB.

    http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/grap...large#contents

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    GABRIELLE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1
    TO 3 INCHES ACROSS THE OUTER BANKS AND SOUNDS OF EASTERN NORTH
    CAROLINA...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 5 INCHES.

    REPEATING THE 800 PM EDT POSITION...36.0 N...75.8 W. MOVEMENT
    TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHEAST NEAR 12 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...45
    MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB.

    http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/grap...large#contents



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