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Tropical Depression FOUR


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION FOUR INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   3A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL042006
800 AM AST TUE AUG 22 2006
 
...DEPRESSION CONTINUES WEST-NORTHWESTWARD TO THE SOUTH OF THE CAPE
VERDE ISLANDS...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE CAPE VERDE
ISLANDS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 800 AM AST...1200Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION FOUR WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 25.2 WEST OR ABOUT 130
MILES...210 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE
ISLANDS.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH...26
KM/HR. A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED TODAY.
THE DEPRESSION IS CURRENTLY PASSING TO THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST OF
THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS. 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 2 TO 4 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS
OF 6 INCHES IN AREAS OF HIGHER TERRAIN...ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE
SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE DEPRESSION.
THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD
SLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 800 AM AST POSITION...13.0 N...25.2 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 1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
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