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Tropical Depression FOUR


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION FOUR INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   1A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL042006
800 PM AST MON AUG 21 2006
 
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION MOVING A LITTLE FASTER TOWARD THE WEST OVER
THE FAR EASTERN ATLANTIC OCEAN...
 
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 800 PM AST...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION FOUR HAD
REFORMED FURTHER SOUTH NEAR LATITUDE 12.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 22.6
WEST OR ABOUT 210 MILES...335 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF THE
SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 15 MPH.  A GRADUAL
TURN TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 
ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE DEPRESSION WILL PASSING JUST TO THE
SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS DURING THE DAY
TOMORROW. HOWEVER...OUTER RAIN BANDS AND SQUALLS WILL GRADUALLY
MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS BEGINNING 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 CAPE
VERDE ISLANDS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE DEPRESSION.  THESE RAINS
COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 800 PM AST POSITION...12.0 N...22.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST NEAR 15 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH. 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER 
AT 1100 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER STEWART
 
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