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Tropical Depression FOUR


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION FOUR INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   2A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL042006
200 AM AST TUE AUG 22 2006
 
...OUTER RAIN BANDS APPROACHING 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 200 AM AST...0600Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION FOUR WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE 24.0 WEST OR ABOUT 170
MILES...270 KM...SOUTH OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH...
26 KM/HR.  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
LATER THIS MORNING.  HOWEVER...OUTER RAIN BANDS AND SQUALLS ARE
EXPECTED 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.
 
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 200 AM AST POSITION...12.5 N...24.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER
AT 500 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BROWN/PASCH
 
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