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Tropical Depression SIX


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIX INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   6A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
2 AM AST MON JUL 21 2003
 
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIX HEADING RAPIDLY TOWARD THE CENTRAL 
LESSER ANTILLES...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR DOMINICA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ST. LUCIA.
 
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE BY LATE AFTERNOON OR
EARLY EVENING FOR MARTINIQUE AND GUADELOUPE AND ADJACENT FRENCH
ISLANDS...AND FOR ANTIGUA AND MONTSERRAT AND ST KITTS AND NEVIS.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN THE LESSER ANTILLES...VIRGIN ISLANDS...AND
PUERTO RICO SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.
 
AT 2 AM AST...0600Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIX WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE  55.7 WEST OR ABOUT
260 MILES...415 KM...EAST-NORTHEAST OF BARBADOS. THIS IS ALSO ABOUT 
350 MILES...560 KM...EAST OF MARTINIQUE.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 23 MPH...37 KM/HR...
AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
THIS MOTION COULD BRING THE CENTER OF THE TROPICAL CYCLONE THROUGH
THE LESSER ANTILLES BY LATE AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  35 MPH... 55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...
AND THE DEPRESSION COULD BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.
 
LARGE AND DANGEROUS BATTERING WAVES...ACCOMPANIED BY ABOVE NORMAL
TIDES...MAY OCCUR IN THE LESSER ANTILLES NEAR AND TO THE NORTH OF
THE CENTER OF THE TROPICAL CYCLONE.
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALLS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN ASSOCIATION
WITH THIS SYSTEM.
 
REPEATING THE 2 AM AST POSITION...13.8 N... 55.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 23 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 35 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
AT 5 AM AST.
 
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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