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Tropical Depression SIXTEEN-E


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIXTEEN-E ADVISORY NUMBER   1
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP162008
200 PM PDT WED OCT 08 2008

...NEW DEPRESSION FORMS OFF THE PACIFIC COAST OF CENTRAL AMERICA...

SATELLITE IMAGES INDICATE THAT THE LOW PRESSURE AREA TO THE SOUTH OF
THE EL SALVADOR-NICARAGUA BORDER HAS BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION.

INTERESTS ALONG THE PACIFIC COAST OF SOUTHERN MEXICO SHOULD MONITOR
THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.

AT 200 PM PDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIXTEEN-E
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 90.9 WEST OR ABOUT
160 MILES...255 KM...SOUTHWEST OF SAN SALVADOR EL SALVADOR.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...15
KM/HR AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GRADUAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.

THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO
8 INCHES OVER MUCH OF EL SALVADOR...SOUTHERN GUATEMALA AND A SMALL
PART OF NORTHWEST NICARAGUA...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15
INCHES OVER MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.  THESE RAINS COULD RESULT IN
LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUD SLIDES.

REPEATING THE 200 PM PDT POSITION...12.1 N...90.9 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35
MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
800 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER PASCH
 
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