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Tropical Depression SEVENTEEN


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION SEVENTEEN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   1A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL172008
700 PM EST WED NOV 05 2008
 
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION GRADUALLY INTENSIFYING...COULD BECOME A
TROPICAL STORM LATER TONIGHT OR THURSDAY...
  
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM PUERTO CABEZAS
NICARAGUA NORTHWARD TO LIMON HONDURAS.  A TROPICAL STORM WATCH
MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH
AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN 24 TO 36 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 700 PM EST...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION SEVENTEEN
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 81.9 WEST OR ABOUT
110 MILES...175 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF CABO GRACIAS A DIOS ON THE
NICARAGUA/HONDURAS BORDER.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS DRIFTING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 4 MPH...6
KM/HR.  THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
THURSDAY...WITH A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE NORTH FORECAST ON FRIDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 35 MPH...55
KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  NOAA BUOY 42057 WELL NORTH OF THE
CENTER OF THE DEPRESSION RECENTLY REPORTED A WIND GUST TO 38
MPH...61 KM/HR.  ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST FOR THE NEXT
48 HOURS...AND THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL
STORM TONIGHT OR THURSDAY.  
 
THE MOST RECENT MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE ESTIMATED BY AN AIR FORCE
RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER PLANE WAS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN OVER
EASTERN HONDURAS AND NORTHEASTERN NICARAGUA WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM
TOTALS OF 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.
 
REPEATING THE 700 PM EST POSITION...14.2 N...81.9 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 4 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1000 PM EST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BRENNAN/STEWART
 
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