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Tropical Depression DON


ZCZC MIATCDAT4 ALL
TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
TROPICAL DEPRESSION DON DISCUSSION NUMBER  10
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL042011
1000 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2011
 
THE CLOUD PATTERN ASSOCIATED WITH DON HAS DETERIORATED SIGNIFICANTLY
DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS AS INDICATED BY RADAR AND SATELLITE. THE 
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER OVER WATER HAS LARGELY DISSIPATED AND MOST OF
THE SHOWER ACTIVITY HAS MOVED INLAND.  DATA FROM AN AIR FORCE
HURRICANE HUNTER PLANE INDICATE THAT THE WINDS ARE ALSO RAPIDLY
DECREASING.  ON THIS BASIS...DON HAS BEEN DOWNGRADED TO A TROPICAL
DEPRESSION AND THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE TEXAS COAST HAS
BEEN DISCONTINUED. 

THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST AT 12 KNOTS AND
THE CENTER IS CROSSING THE COAST IN THE VICINITY OF BAFFIN BAY. THE
DEPRESSION SHOULD CONTINUE TO MOVE FARTHER INLAND ON THIS GENERAL
TRACK UNTIL DISSIPATION IN A DAY OR SO. 
 
 
FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS
 
INIT  30/0300Z 27.2N  97.5W   30 KT  35 MPH
 12H  30/1200Z 28.0N  99.5W   25 KT  30 MPH...INLAND
 24H  31/0000Z 28.5N 102.0W   20 KT  25 MPH...INLAND
 36H  31/1200Z...DISSIPATED
 
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FORECASTER AVILA
 
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