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Tropical Depression ONE-E


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION ONE-E ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP012008
200 AM PDT THU MAY 29 2008

...DEPRESSION NEARING TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH...TROPICAL STORM
WARNING FOR THE COAST OF EL SALVADOR...
 
AT 2 AM PDT...0900 UTC....THE GOVERNMENT OF EL SALVADOR HAS ISSUED A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF EL SALVADOR.  A
TROPICAL STORM WARNING ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE PACIFIC COAST
OF COSTA RICA.  A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO SPREAD ACROSS THE
PACIFIC COASTS OF NICARAGUA AND HONDURAS DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 200 AM PDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION ONE-E WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 10.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 86.8 WEST OR ABOUT 90
MILES...145 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF MANAGUA NICARAGUA AND ABOUT 145
MILES...235 KM...NORTHWEST OF CABO BLANCO COSTA RICA.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 5 MPH...8 KM/HR.  A
GRADUAL TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST WITH AN INCREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS.  ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...THE CENTER OF THE DEPRESSION WILL BE VERY CLOSE TO THE
COASTS OF NICARAGUA...HONDURAS...AND EL SALVADOR DURING THE NEXT
DAY OR SO.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR 35 MPH...
55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST WHILE THE
CENTER OF THE DEPRESSION REMAINS OVER WATER...AND IT IS EXPECTED TO
BECOME A TROPICAL STORM AS IT APPROACHES THE COAST.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1003 MB...29.62 INCHES.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
10 TO 15 INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA FROM COSTA RICA
NORTHWESTWARD THROUGH PORTIONS OF NICARAGUA...HONDURAS...EL
SALVADOR...AND GUATEMALA.  ISOLATED MAXIMUM STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS OF
20 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN AREAS OF HIGHER TERRAIN.  THESE RAINS MAY
PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 200 AM PDT POSITION...10.9 N...86.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 5 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1003 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 500 AM PDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 800
AM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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