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Tropical Depression NINE


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 PM AST THU AUG 21 2003

...DEPRESSION HEADING FOR HISPANIOLA...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTH COAST OF THE
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FROM BARAHONA WESTWARD...AND FOR THE
SOUTHWESTERN PENINSULA OF HAITI INCLUDING PORT-AU-PRINCE.
 
ALL INTERESTS IN EASTERN CUBA SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS
SYSTEM.
 
AT 11 PM AST...0300Z...THE POORLY-DEFINED CENTER OF TROPICAL
DEPRESSION NINE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 
67.0 WEST OR ABOUT 220 MILES...350 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF SAN JUAN
PUERTO RICO.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH
...20 KM/HR...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ON
FRIDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  35 MPH... 55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST...AND THE DEPRESSION COULD
BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON FRIDAY.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 11 PM AST POSITION...15.4 N... 67.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 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.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 2 AM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 5 AM AST...FRIDAY.
 
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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