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Post-Tropical Cyclone Fiona Advisory Number 42


Issued Expired

Start Time

Sat 09/24/2022 05:00 PM EDT

End Time

Sat 09/24/2022 11:00 PM EDT



Full Alert Message

BULLETIN Post-Tropical Cyclone Fiona Advisory Number 42 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL072022 500 PM AST Sat Sep 24 2022 ...HURRICANE AND TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS DISCONTINUED IN ATLANTIC CANADA... ...THIS IS THE LAST NHC ADVISORY... SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION ---------------------------------------------- LOCATION...48.4N 60.5W ABOUT 80 MI...130 KM NW OF PORT AUX BASQUES NEWFOUNDLAND MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...70 MPH...110 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...NE OR 40 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...952 MB...28.12 INCHES WATCHES AND WARNINGS -------------------- CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY: The Canadian Hurricane Centre has discontinued all of the tropical storm and hurricane warnings for Atlantic Canada. SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: There are no coastal tropical storm or hurricane watches or warnings. See warnings and forecasts issued by Environment Canada at for more information. For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products issued by your national meteorological service. DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK ---------------------- At 500 PM AST (2100 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Fiona was located near latitude 48.4 North, longitude 60.5 West. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the northeast near 8 mph (13 km/h). A faster north-northeast or north motion is expected through Monday. On the forecast track, the center of Fiona will move across Labrador and over the Labrador Sea late tonight and Sunday. Maximum sustained winds are near 70 mph (110 km/h) with higher gusts. Gradual weakening is expected during the next couple of days. Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 550 miles (890 km) from the center. The estimated minimum central pressure based on surface observations is 952 mb (28.12 inches). HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND ---------------------- Key messages for Fiona can be found in the Tropical Cyclone Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT2 and WMO header WTNT42 KNHC and on the web at WIND: Gale-force and storm-force winds are expected to continue across portions of Atlantic Canada through early Sunday. RAINFALL: Fiona is forecast to produce 1 to 2 inches (25 to 50 mm) of rainfall across portions of Atlantic Canada, with storm total maxima as high as 10 inches (250 mm) across Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and western Newfoundland. Flooding is expected, some of which could be significant. STORM SURGE: A dangerous storm surge is expected to produce coastal flooding in portions of Atlantic Canada in areas of onshore winds. Near the coast, the surge will be accompanied by large and destructive waves. SURF: Swells generated by Fiona are affecting Atlantic Canada, the northeastern United States coast, and Bermuda. The swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions. Please consult products from your local weather office. NEXT ADVISORY ------------- This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center on Fiona. For more information, see forecasts and warnings issued by Environment Canada at Additional information can also be found in High Seas Forecasts issued by the National Weather Service, under AWIPS header NFDHSFAT1, WMO header FZNT01 KWBC, and online at