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Tropical Depression THREE


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION THREE ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM AST MON AUG 09 2004

...DEPRESSION MOVING INTO THE EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA...

INTERESTS IN AND AROUND THE EASTERN AND CENTRAL CARIBBEAN SEA SHOULD
MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.
 
AT 5 PM AST...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION THREE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 11.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE  62.0 WEST OR ABOUT  
30 MILES...45 KM...SOUTHWEST OF GRENADA.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 22 MPH
...35 KM/HR...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR
THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
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 TONIGHT OR ON
TUESDAY.

WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF THE
WINDWARD AND SOUTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS THROUGH THIS EVENING...
ESPECIALLY OVER ELEVATED TERRAIN.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1010 MB...29.83 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 5 PM AST POSITION...11.8 N... 62.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 22 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 35 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1010 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 11 PM AST.
 
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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