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Floyd originated in the Atlantic Ocean east of the Bahamas as a tropical depression on September 7, 1993; however, it was updated to a tropical storm on the same day. Tropical Storm Floyd tracked north, then northeast and entered the CHC Response Zone on September 9, becoming a hurricane shortly thereafter. Floyd entered Canadian waters at marginal hurricane strength (120 km/h) in the afternoon of September 9, then exited CHC Response Zone and exited on September 10. The CHC issued 9 Hurricane Information Statements.
Rainfall image map of Hurricane Floyd, which entered the Canadian Hurricane Centre Response Zone on September 9, 1993. Floyd entered Canadian waters on the afternoon of September 9, 1993, then exited Canadian Hurricane Centre Response Zone and dissipated on September 10, 1993. No significant rainfall over Canadian land areas
Tropical Storm Floyd started tracking in the Canadian Hurricane Centre response zone northeast along the east coast, southeast of Nova Scotia with winds of 48 knots east of storm centre. It then turned east-northeast, south of Newfoundland, and out into the Atlantic with winds of 48 knots east of storm centre. As it tracked through Atlantic Canada the storm reached a maximum wind speed of 55 knots, with an mslp of 992 millibar
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