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Tropical Depression FOUR


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION FOUR ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL042006
500 AM AST TUE AUG 22 2006

...OUTER RAIN BANDS SPREADING OVER SOUTHERNMOST 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 500 AM AST...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION FOUR WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 24.6 WEST OR ABOUT 140
MILES...225 KM...SOUTH OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH...26
KM/HR. A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED TODAY. 
ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE DEPRESSION WILL BE PASSING JUST TO 
THE SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHWESTERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS IN A FEW
HOURS. HOWEVER...OUTER RAIN BANDS AND SQUALLS WILL CONTINUE TO
AFFECT THE SOUTHERN CAPE VERDE ISLANDS TODAY.
 
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.
 
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 500 AM AST POSITION...12.8 N...24.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 800 AM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 1100
AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN/PASCH
 
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