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Tropical Depression EIGHT


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL082009
500 AM AST SAT SEP 26 2009
 
...DEPRESSION MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD WITH NO CHANGE IN
STRENGTH...

AT 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 33.8 WEST OR ABOUT
660 MILES...1060 KM...WEST OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH...
22 KM/HR. A TURN TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AND A SLIGHT DECREASE IN
FORWARD SPEED ARE EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24
HOURS. GRADUAL WEAKENING IS EXPECTED ON SUNDAY. 
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.
 
...SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST INFORMATION...
LOCATION...17.6N 33.8W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST-NORTHWEST OR 300 DEGREES AT 14 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BRENNAN
 
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