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Tropical Depression TWENTY-FOUR


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWENTY-FOUR ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM EDT SUN OCT 16 2005
 
...AIRCRAFT DATA INDICATE DEPRESSION HAS NOT STRENGTHENED...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND A HURRICANE WATCH REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR
THE CAYMAN ISLANDS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 5 PM EDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWENTY-FOUR
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.7 NORTH... LONGITUDE 79.6 WEST OR
ABOUT 150 MILES... 245 KM... SOUTHEAST OF GRAND CAYMAN.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR  2 MPH
... 4 KM/HR...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONITNUE FOR THE NEXT
24 HOURS.  HOWEVER...STEERING CURRENTS REMAIN WEAK AND SOME ERRATIC
MOTION DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO IS POSSIBLE.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  35 MPH... 55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM DURING
THE NEXT 24 HOURS.  IF IT DOES SO...IT WILL TIE THE RECORD OF 21
NAMED STORMS SET IN 1933.
 
THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE MEASURED BY RECONNAISSANCE
AIRCRAFT WAS 1001 MB...29.56 INCHES.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO
6 INCHES OVER THE CAYMAN ISLANDS AND JAMAICA...WITH ISOLATED
AMOUNTS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES POSSIBLE.
 
REPEATING THE 5 PM EDT POSITION...17.7 N... 79.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR  2 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 35 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1001 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 8 PM EDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 11 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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