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Tropical Depression TWO


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM AST TUE AUG 03 2004
 
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION HEADING FOR THE LESSER ANTILLES...SQUALLS
SHOULD BEGIN LATER TONIGHT... 
 
AT 5 PM AST...2100Z...THE GOVERNMENTS WITH TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING
RESPONSIBILITIES IN THE LESSER ANTILLES HAVE ISSUED THE FOLLOWING
WATCHES AND WARNINGS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR ST LUCIA.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR GUADELOUPE...MARTINIQUE
...DOMINICA...ST. MAARTEN...SABA AND ST. EUSTATIUS.
 
AT 5 PM AST...2100Z...A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AND PUERTO RICO.
 
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY TO SPREAD OVER PORTIONS OF THE
LESSER ANTILLES DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS NORTH OF ST. LUCIA.
 
AT 5 PM AST...2100Z...THE POORLY DEFINED CENTER OF TROPICAL
DEPRESSION TWO WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 
56.6 WEST OR ABOUT  300 MILES... 480 KM...EAST OF THE WINDWARD
ISLANDS.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 23 MPH...37 KM/HR. ON
THIS TRACK THE CYCLONE WILL BE AFFECTING PORTIONS OF THE LESSER
ANTILLES DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 30 MPH... 45 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  THE DEPRESSION HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM
ON WEDNESDAY. AN AIR FORCE PLANE IS SCHEDULED TO BE IN THE AREA
EARLY WEDNESDAY.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1009 MB...29.80 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 5 PM AST POSITION...13.6 N... 56.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 23 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 30 MPH. 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 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 8 PM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 11 PM
AST.
 
FORECASTER AVILA

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