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Tropical Depression SIXTEEN


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
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TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIXTEEN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   6A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL162008
800 PM EDT WED OCT 15 2008

...HEAVY RAINS CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE
YUCATAN PENINSULA...
 
AT 8 PM EDT...0000 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF BELIZE HAS DISCONTINUED
THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING. 
 
AT 8 PM EDT...0000 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF GUATEMALA HAS
DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH. 
 
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 EDT...0000Z...THE POORLY-DEFINED CENTER OF TROPICAL
DEPRESSION SIXTEEN WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE
85.6 WEST OR ABOUT 35 MILES...55 KM...SOUTH OF LIMON HONDURAS AND
ABOUT 205 MILES...330 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF MONKEY RIVER TOWN
BELIZE.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-SOUTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS. 
ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF THE DEPRESSION WILL REMAIN
INLAND OVER HONDURAS DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GRADUAL WEAKENING IS ANTICIPATED AND THE SYSTEM COULD
DEGENERATE INTO A REMNANT LOW LATER TONIGHT OR EARLY THURSDAY.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO
8 INCHES OVER NORTHEASTERN NICARAGUA...NORTHERN HONDURAS...
BELIZE...GUATEMALA...AND THE YUCATAN PENINSULA WITH MAXIMUM AMOUNTS
UP TO 15 INCHES. THESE RAINS COULD PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH
FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 800 PM EDT POSITION...15.3 N...85.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-SOUTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35
MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 PM EDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER RHOME
 
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