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Tropical Depression EIGHT


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL082006
500 PM EDT TUE SEP 12 2006

...DEPRESSION NEARING STORM STRENGTH...

SATELLITE IMAGES AND SHIP REPORTS INDICATE THAT THE TROPICAL
DEPRESSION OVER THE FAR EASTERN ATLANTIC IS GRADUALLY INTENSIFYING.

AT 500 PM EDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 23.9 WEST OR ABOUT 195
MILES...315 KM...SOUTH OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 15 MPH AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 35 MPH...55
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS...AND THE DEPRESSION COULD BECOME A TROPICAL STORM
TONIGHT OR EARLY WEDNESDAY.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB...29.74 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 500 PM EDT POSITION...12.0 N...23.9 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 EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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