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Tropical Depression ANA


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION ANA INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  19A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL022009
800 PM AST SUN AUG 16 2009
  
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION REMAINS POORLY-ORGANIZED...
 
AT 800 PM...0000 UTC...THE TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR DOMINICA HAS
BEEN DISCONTINUED.  

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
FROM CABO ENGANO WESTWARD TO CABO BEATA AND FOR THE CARIBBEAN
ISLANDS OF PUERTO RICO...THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS...THE BRITISH
VIRGIN ISLANDS...MONTSERRAT...ANTIGUA...BARBUDA...ST. KITTS...
NEVIS...ANGUILLA...ST. MAARTEN...ST. MARTIN...SABA...ST. 
EUSTATIUS...GUADELOUPE...AND ST. BARTHELEMY.
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN THE LEEWARD ISLANDS AND THE NORTHEASTERN
CARIBBEAN SEA SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF ANA. 
 
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 800 PM AST...0000 UTC...THE POORLY-DEFINED CENTER OF TROPICAL
DEPRESSION ANA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 15.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE
60.0 WEST OR ABOUT 85 MILES...135 KM...EAST OF DOMINICA.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 25 MPH...41 KM/HR. A
TURN TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED TONIGHT AND TOMORROW. ON
THIS TRACK THE DEPRESSION WILL CROSS THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
TONIGHT AND ENTER THE NORTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA ON MONDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS. DATA FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT
SHOWS THAT THE CIRCULATION OF ANA HAS BECOME LESS ORGANIZED TODAY.
IF THIS TREND CONTINUES...ANA COULD DEGENERATE INTO A TROPICAL WAVE
TONIGHT OR EARLY TOMORROW.
 
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE RECENTLY REPORTED BY AN AIR FORCE
RESERVE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT WAS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.
 
ANA IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER
THE LEEWARD ISLANDS...INCLUDING PUERTO RICO...AND THE U.S. AND
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 6 INCHES
OVER MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.

...SUMMARY OF 800 PM AST INFORMATION...
LOCATION...15.2N 60.0W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST OR 275 DEGREES AT 25 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB
  
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BLAKE/PASCH
 
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