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Old 09-02-2010, 01:35 PM
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Default Re: Hurricane Earl - Atlantic Canada Threat

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SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN
ISSUED BY THE CANADIAN HURRICANE CENTRE
OF ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 2:11 PM ADT THURSDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2010.
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TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR:
=NEW= HALIFAX METRO AND HALIFAX COUNTY WEST
=NEW= HALIFAX COUNTY - EAST OF PORTERS LAKE
=NEW= LUNENBURG COUNTY
=NEW= ANNAPOLIS COUNTY
=NEW= KINGS COUNTY
=NEW= HANTS COUNTY
=NEW= COLCHESTER COUNTY - TRURO AND SOUTH
=NEW= COLCHESTER COUNTY - COBEQUID BAY
=NEW= CUMBERLAND COUNTY - MINAS SHORE
=NEW= SAINT JOHN AND COUNTY
=NEW= GRAND MANAN AND COASTAL CHARLOTTE COUNTY
=NEW= MONCTON AND SOUTHEAST NEW BRUNSWICK
=NEW= FUNDY NATIONAL PARK.

HURRICANE EARL IS MOVING NORTHWARD TOWARD THE MARITIMES. MAXIMUM WIND
GUSTS COULD REACH 90 KM/H OVER THE ABOVE REGIONS BEGINNING SATURDAY
MORNING.

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT A TROPICAL STORM OR AN INCIPIENT
TROPICAL STORM CONDITION POSES A POSSIBLE THREAT TO THE SPECIFIED
AREAS WITHIN 36 TO 48 HOURS.

HURRICANE WATCH FOR:
=NEW= QUEENS COUNTY
=NEW= SHELBURNE COUNTY
=NEW= YARMOUTH COUNTY
=NEW= DIGBY COUNTY.

HURRICANE EARL IS MOVING NORTHWARD TOWARD THE MARITIMES. MAXIMUM WIND
GUSTS COULD REACH 130 KM/H OVER THE ABOVE REGIONS BEGINNING EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING.

A HURRICANE WATCH MEANS THAT A HURRICANE OR AN INCIPIENT HURRICANE
CONDITION POSES A POSSIBLE THREAT TO THE SPECIFIED AREAS WITHIN
36 TO 48 HOURS.

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==DISCUSSION==
AT NOON THURSDAY THE CENTRE OF HURRICANE EARL WAS LOCATED NEAR 485 KM
SOUTH OF CAPE HATTERAS NORTH CAROLINA AND MOVING NORTHWARD AT
30 KM/H. ON ITS CURRENT TRACK EARL IS FORECAST TO MAKE LANDFALL IN
THE VICINITY OF WESTERN NOVA SCOTIA TO THE FUNDY COAST OF
NEW BRUNSWICK EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

STRONG WINDS ... GUSTING AS HIGH AS 130 KM/H ARE POSSIBLE FOR
SOUTHWESTERN COUNTIES OF NOVA SCOTIA EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
ELSEWHERE ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST OF NOVA SCOTIA...UP AS
FAR AS THE EASTERN SHORE...AND THE BAY OF FUNDY MAXIMUM WIND GUSTS
COULD REACH 90 KM/H.

HEAVY RAIN ... AMOUNTING TO 40 TO 70 MILLIMETRES COULD FALL OVER
THE MARITIMES ON SATURDAY AS EARL TRACKS ACROSS THE REGION.

PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST ENVIRONMENT CANADA FORECASTS FOR UPDATED
INFORMATION.

END/..
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