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Tropical Depression SEVENTEEN-E


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION SEVENTEEN-E ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   EP172008
800 AM PDT FRI OCT 24 2008
 
...RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH DEPRESSION IMPACTING PORTIONS OF
SOUTHWESTERN MEXICO...

AT 800 AM PDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF POORLY-ORGANIZED TROPICAL
DEPRESSION SEVENTEEN-E WAS ESTIMATED TO BE NEAR LATITUDE 16.4
NORTH...LONGITUDE 106.7 WEST OR ABOUT 240 MILES...385 KM...
SOUTHWEST OF MANZANILLO MEXICO.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH. THIS
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY...WITH A GRADUAL TURN TOWARD
THE WEST-NORTHWEST ON SATURDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  WEAKENING IS FORECAST IN THE NEXT 48 HOURS.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.

THE DEPRESSION MAY PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5
INCHES ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST MEXICAN STATES OF JALISCO...COLIMA...
AND MICHOACAN...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 8 INCHES POSSIBLE. 
THIS RAINFALL MAY PRODUCE LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND
MUDSLIDES.
 
REPEATING THE 800 AM PDT POSITION...16.4 N...106.7 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
200 PM PDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BRENNAN/FRANKLIN
 
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