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#1001 Postby tropicana » Thu Sep 14, 2006 4:35 am

POST-TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE INTERMEDIATE INFORMATION STATEMENT
ISSUED BY THE CANADIAN HURRICANE CENTRE OF ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 6.30 AM NDT THURSDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 2006.

A FINAL STORM STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED BY 9.30 AM NDT.

AT 6.30 AM NDT... POST-TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 49.0 N AND LONGITUDE 47.4 W... ABOUT 260 MILES
OR 420 KM EAST NORTHEAST OF ST JOHNS NEWFOUNDLAND.

FLORENCE IS MOVING TOWARDS THE EAST NORTHEAST AT 28MPH... 44
KM/H. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE ESTIMATED AT 70MPH... 111
KM/H AND CENTRAL PRESSURE AT 967 MB.

THE STORM CENTRE IS NOW EXITING CANADIAN WATERS BUT HIGH WINDS WILL
CONTINUE OVER OUR WATERS FOR MUCH OF THE DAY. ALL INLAND WARNINGS
HAVE ENDED BUT GALE AND STORM-FORCE WIND WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT
OVER THE MARINE DISTRICT.

POST-TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE CONTINUES TO SLOWLY WEAKEN. AS IT
PASSED WELL NORTH OF THE HIBERNIA OIL FIELD..SIG WAVE HEIGHTS NEAR
10 M WERE REPORTED WITH RIG ANEMOMETERS REPORTING WINDS OVER
HURRICANE FORCE.

A STORM SUMMARY WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE NEXT STATEMENT ISSUED BY
9.30 AM NDT.

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#1002 Postby P.K. » Thu Sep 14, 2006 4:59 am

976hPa low now according to the Met Office with the front now being occluded. http://85.214.49.20/wz/pics/bracka.gif The latest surface forecast charts take it between northern Scotland and Iceland.
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#1003 Postby tropicana » Thu Sep 14, 2006 7:48 am

POST-TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE INFORMATION STATEMENT ISSUED BY
THE CANADIAN HURRICANE CENTRE OF ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 9.30 AM
NDT THURSDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 2006.

THIS IS THE FINAL STORM STATEMENT FROM THE CHC ON THIS STORM.

...POST-TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE CONTINUES TO MOVE AWAY FROM
NEWFOUNDLAND...


AT 9.30 AM NDT... POST-TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 49.5 N AND LONGITUDE 45.8 W... ABOUT 345 MILES
OR 550 KM EAST NORTHEAST OF ST JOHNS NF . MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS
ARE ESTIMATED AT 70MPH... 111 KM/H... AND CENTRAL PRESSURE AT
968 MB. FLORENCE IS MOVING EAST-NORTHEAST AT 24MPH... 39 KM/H.


STORM SUMMARY----
AN INTENSE STORM ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMNANTS OF HURRICANE FLORENCE
STRUCK NEWFOUNDLAND ON WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 13TH. HURRICANE FLORENCE
BECAME A POST-TROPICAL STORM TUESDAY EVENING SEPTEMBER 12TH WHEN IT
WAS APPROXIMATELY 310 MILES / 500 KILOMETRES SOUTH OF SABLE ISLAND, NS. AS THE STORM
MOVED TOWARD THE AVALON PENINSULA OF NEWFOUNDLAND..AN UPPER-LEVEL
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE MARITIMES BEGAN TO INTERACT WITH THE
STORM WHICH LEAD TO ITS REINTENSIFICATION AND MORE NORTHWARD TRACK.
THE CENTRE OF THE STORM MOVED JUST SOUTH OF CAPE RACE LATE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON WITH A CENTRAL PRESSURE ESTIMATED TO BE AROUND 963 MB.

POST-TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE HAD A VERY LARGE WIND FIELD WITH
TROPICAL STORM-FORCE WINDS (65 KM/H) LOCATED SEVERAL HUNDRED
KILOMETRES FROM ITS CENTRE. SOME OF THE HIGHEST WINDS OCCURRED ON THE
WEST AND NORTHWEST SIDE OF THE STORM OVER THE BURIN PENINSULA AND
ALONG THE COAST FROM FORTUNE BAY TO BURGEO INCLUDING ST. PIERRE AND
MIQUELON. WINDS IN THIS REGION GUSTED BETWEEN 130 AND 160 KM/H AND
WERE SUSTAINED JUST OVER HURRICANE FORCE (120 KM/H) ON SAGONA ISLAND
IN FORTUNE BAY.

THE STORM WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR SOME DAMAGE IN THE FORM OF BLOWN DOWN
TREES..DAMAGE TO SHINGLES AND SIDING OF HOMES..AND IN ONE INSTANCE A
HOUSE WAS BLOWN FROM ITS FOOTING IN THE COMMUNITY OF FRANCOIS.
SOME BOATS AND ROADWAYS WERE DAMAGED IN AND AROUND THE BURIN
PENINSULA FROM HEAVY SURF CONDITIONS. POWER OUTAGES WERE ALSO
REPORTED IN THE ST. JOHN'S AREA.

THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF PEAK WIND SPEEDS AND STORM TOTAL RAINFALLS
FROM VARIOUS WEATHER STATIONS RANKED IN ORDER OF WIND SPEEDS.

SITE PEAK WIND RAINFALL
(KM/H) (MM)

SAGONA ISLAND 163
ST. LAWRENCE 133 47
ST. PIERRE 128
BONAVISTA 109 33
CAPE RACE 107 25
GRATES COVE 107
POOL'S ISLAND 107
ST. JOHN'S 102 48 ***
TWILLINGATE 100 22
BURGEO 98 14
ARGENTIA 91 35
GANDER 78 56
TERRA NOVA PARK 58
CAPE PINE* 41
SALT POND** 67

* PRIVATE WEATHER STATION ON THE SOUTHERN AVALON
** WEATHER WATCHER ON THE BURIN PENINSULA
*** 48 MILLIMETRES FELL AT ST. JOHN'S AIRPORT AND 52 MILLIMETRES IN
MOUNT PEARL.
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SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS THAT THE CENTRE OF THE STORM IS NOW EAST OF
CANADIAN WATERS BUT THE CIRCULATION EXTENDS WELL TO THE WEST.

THE STORM WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EASTWARD TODAY AND WEAKEN. STRONG
WINDS ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE LOW WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH TODAY.

THIS IS THE FINAL ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE CANADIAN HURRICANE CENTRE ON FLORENCE.
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#1004 Postby senorpepr » Fri Sep 15, 2006 7:50 am

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#1005 Postby P.K. » Fri Sep 15, 2006 8:01 am

Windsurfer_NYC wrote:What naming scheme should we use now that she's extra-tropical? Do we still call her "Hurricane Florence", or something else like "Extra-tropical Florence" or "The Low formerly known as Florence", or what?


The French MetArea II bulletin is referring to this as ex-Florence. It looks to me to now to be in MetArea I where the Met Office will just call it a low. The only charts I'm aware of which will refer to it as ex Florence are the ones from the DWD that Senor posted above.


Weather bulletin for METAREA 2, METEO-FRANCE,
Toulouse, Friday 15 September 2006 at 09 UTC.

- Wind speed in BEAUFORT SCALE - Sea : Total significant -
- Please be aware, wind gusts can be a further 40 percent stronger
than the averages given here, and maximum waves may be up to twice
the significant height.


Part 1 : WARNING nr 413

Part 2 : General synopsis, Friday 15 at 00 UTC

Low " ex Florence " 981 49N46W, moving eastward, expected 989
52N25W by 16/00UTC then moving north, 989 55N22W by 16/12UTC.
Associated trough in FARADAY and ALTAIR, moving east, reaching
PAZENN at end.
Thundery low 1002 in east of France, slowly filling with little
move, expected 1007 by 16/12UTC.
High 1027 just south of Azores islands, moving southwards and
weakening, expected 1023 over IRVING by 16/14UTC.

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HIGH SEAS BULLETIN FOR METAREA 1
ISSUED AT 0800 ON FRIDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2006
BY THE MET OFFICE, ABERDEEN, UNITED KINGDOM

NO STORMS

GENERAL SYNOPSIS
AT 150000 UTC, LOW 62 NORTH 22 WEST 986 EXPECTED 69 NORTH 18 WEST 994
BY 160000 UTC. LOW 50 NORTH 39 WEST 982 EXPECTED 51 NORTH 25 WEST 989
BY SAME TIME. NEW LOW EXPECTED 65 NORTH 28 WEST 997 BY THAT TIME
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