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Tropical Depression SEVENTEEN


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION SEVENTEEN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   2A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL172008
100 AM EST THU NOV 06 2008

...HURRICANE HUNTER FINDS THE DEPRESSION IS NOT YET A TROPICAL
STORM...
 
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 100 AM EST...0600Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION SEVENTEEN
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 14.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 82.1 WEST OR ABOUT
85 MILES...135 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF CABO GRACIAS A DIOS ON THE
NICARAGUA/HONDURAS BORDER.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING ERRATICALLY TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR
5 MPH...8 KM/HR.  THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
TODAY...WITH A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE NORTH FORECAST ON FRIDAY.
 
REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT INDICATE
THAT MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH
HIGHER GUSTS.  THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL
STORM TODAY...AND ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST THROUGH
FRIDAY.
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE JUST REPORTED BY THE HURRICANE HUNTER
IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN OVER
EASTERN HONDURAS AND NORTHEASTERN NICARAGUA WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM
TOTALS OF 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.
 
REPEATING THE 100 AM EST POSITION...14.6 N...82.1 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 400 AM EST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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