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Tropical Depression ANA


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION ANA ADVISORY NUMBER  22
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL022009
1100 AM AST MON AUG 17 2009
 
...ANA BRINGING HEAVY RAINS TO PUERTO RICO...

AT 11 AM AST...1500 UTC...THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
HAS DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH WEST OF PUNTA PALENQUE ON
THE SOUTH COAST OF HISPANIOLA...AND EXTENDED THE TROPICAL STORM
WATCH TO INCLUDE THE ENTIRE NORTH COAST OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.
 
AT 1100 AM AST...THE GOVERNMENT OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA HAS
DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR ST. KITTS...NEVIS...AND
ANGUILLA.
 
AT 11 AM AST...THE METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE OF GUADELOUPE HAS
DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR GUADELOUPE...ST.
MARTIN...AND ST. BARTHELEMY.
 
AT 11 AM AST...THE GOVERNMENT OF THE NETHERLANDS ANTILLES HAS
DISCONTINUED THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR SABA...ST. EUSTATIUS...
AND ST. MAARTEN.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR PUERTO RICO...THE U.S.
VIRGIN ISLANDS...THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS...AND THE DOMINICAN
REPUBLIC FROM PUNTA PALENQUE TO THE NORTHERN HAITI/DOMINICAN
REPUBLIC BORDER. A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM
CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN
24 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA IN THE UNITED
STATES...INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE
MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
FORECAST OFFICE.  FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA
OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
AT 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION ANA
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 66.2 WEST OR ABOUT
75 MILES...125 KM...SOUTH OF SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO AND ABOUT 255
MILES...415 KM...EAST-SOUTHEAST OF SANTO DOMINGO IN THE DOMINICAN
REPUBLIC.
 
ANA IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 28 MPH.  A CONTINUED
TRACK IN THIS GENERAL DIRECTION...WITH A REDUCTION IN FORWARD
SPEED...IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT DAY OR TWO.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS. HOWEVER...ANA COULD DEGENERATE INTO A TROPICAL WAVE LATER
TODAY.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.
 
ANA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER
PUERTO RICO...THE U.S. AND BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS...AND THE
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES OVER
MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.
 
...SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST INFORMATION...
LOCATION...17.3N 66.2W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST-NORTHWEST OR 285 DEGREES AT 28 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER AT 200 PM AST FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 500
PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER FRANKLIN/CANGIALOSI
 
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