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Tropical Depression FOUR


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION FOUR ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL042006
1100 PM AST MON AUG 21 2006

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION PASSING JUST SOUTH OF THE SOUTHERN
CAPE VERDE ISLANDS...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 1100 PM AST...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION FOUR WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 23.2 WEST OR ABOUT 195
MILES...315 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE
ISLANDS.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH. THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS OR SO
...WITH A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST EXPECTED AFTER THAT.
ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE DEPRESSION WILL BE PASSING JUST TO THE
SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHWESTERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS DURING THE DAY
TOMORROW. HOWEVER...OUTER RAIN BANDS AND SQUALLS WILL GRADUALLY
MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN CAPE VERDE ISLANDS BEGINNING EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  THE DEPRESSION IS FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM 
DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB...29.74 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF
10 INCHES IN AREAS OF HIGHER TERRAIN...ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE
SOUTHERN CAPE VERDE ISLANDS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE DEPRESSION. 
THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD
SLIDES.

REPEATING THE 1100 PM AST POSITION...12.2 N...23.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 15 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 200 AM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 500
AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
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