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Information for Local Decision Makers

PUBLIC ADVISORY...Issued by the Tropical Prediction Center and provides critical hurricane warning and forecast information.

MARINE ADVISORY...Issued by the Tropical Prediction Center and provides detailed hurricane track and wind field information.

TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE...Issued by the Tropical Prediction Center and highlights significant changes in a hurricane that occur between advisories.

PROBABILITIES of HURRICANE/TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS...Provides a measure of the forecast track accuracy. The probabilities have no relation to tropical storm intensity.

HURRICANE LOCAL STATEMENTS...Issued by your local National Weather Service office and gives greater detail on how the storm will impact the local area.

INLAND HIGH WIND WARNINGS for HURRICANE FORCE WINDS...Issued by your local National Weather Service office when hurricane force winds are expected to occur beyond coastal areas outside the traditional hurricane warning area (along the immediate coast).


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