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Tropical Storm ALPHA


ZCZC MIATCPAT5 ALL  CCA
TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION ALPHA ADVISORY NUMBER   6 ...CORRECTION
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 PM EDT SUN OCT 23 2005

... TO CORRECT THE TIME...5 PM AST IN WARNING SECTION... 

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION ALPHA NEARING THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS...
 
AT 5 PM AST...2100Z...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE TURKS AND
CAICOS AND FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED.
 
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 ALPHA WAS
LOCATED NEAR ESTIMATED 20.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE  72.9 WEST OR ABOUT  
40 MILES... 65 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF GREAT INAGUA ISLAND.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 18 MPH
...30 KM/HR...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH... 55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. ALPHA COULD BRIEFLY REGAIN TROPICAL STORM STATUS BEFORE
DISSIPATION IN A DAY OR SO.S FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.

ALPHA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN...
BRINGING TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES OVER MUCH OF
HISPANIOLA...WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES
OVER MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN. THESE RAINS COULD PRODUCE LIFE-
THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES. 

REPEATING THE 5 PM EDT POSITION...20.6 N... 72.9 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 18 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 35
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
11 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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