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Tropical Depression EIGHT


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
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TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT ADVISORY NUMBER   4
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL082009
1100 AM AST SAT SEP 26 2009

...DEPRESSION MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD AND HAS BECOME A LITTLE LESS
ORGANIZED...
 
AT 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE 34.8 WEST OR ABOUT
725 MILES...1170 KM...WEST-NORTHWEST 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 DECREASE IN FORWARD
SPEED ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY AND MONDAY.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE
DEPRESSION SHOULD REMAIN FAR FROM LAND DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT THE DEPRESSION HAS BECOME A
LITTLE LESS ORGANIZED THIS MORNING...AND LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH
IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.
 
...SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST INFORMATION...
LOCATION...18.0N 34.8W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WEST-NORTHWEST OR 295 DEGREES AT 14 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
500 PM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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