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TROPICAL STORM GUSTAV SPECIAL DISCUSSION NUMBER 14

Published on August 28, 2008 10:31 AM | Comments

Jamaica and the Cayman Islands need to be prepared for Gustav:

TROPICAL STORM GUSTAV SPECIAL DISCUSSION NUMBER 14 NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL072008 730 AM EDT THU AUG 28 2008

AN AIR FORCE RECONNAISSANCE PLANE HAS FOUND MAXIMUM 700 MB FLIGHT LEVEL WINDS OF 67 KT...CORRESPONDING TO ABOUT 60 KT AT THE SURFACE. THIS SPECIAL ADVISORY IS TO UPDATE THE INTENSITY FORECAST TO REFLECT THE CURRENT AND FORECAST INTENSITY. THERE HAS NOT BEEN ANY SIGNIFICANT CHANGE TO THE TRACK FORECAST. THE STRENGTHENING OF GUSTAV HAS PROMPTED THE GOVERNMENT OF JAMAICA TO ISSUE A HURRICANE WARNING FOR JAMAICA.

THIS SPECIAL ADVISORY SUPERSEDES THE ISSUANCE OF AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY AT 800 AM EDT.



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