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Tropical Depression DON


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION DON ADVISORY NUMBER  10
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL042011
1000 PM CDT FRI JUL 29 2011
 
...DON WEAKENING FAST AS IT REACHES THE TEXAS COAST NEAR BAFFIN
BAY... 
 
SUMMARY OF 1000 PM CDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...27.2N 97.5W
ABOUT 40 MI...65 KM S OF CORPUS CHRISTI TEXAS
ABOUT 90 MI...145 KM N OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1006 MB...29.71 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING FOR THE TEXAS COAST HAS BEEN
DISCONTINUED.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA IN THE UNITED STATES
...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE. 
  

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
TROPICAL DEPRESSION DON IS CURRENTLY CROSSING THE TEXAS COAST NEAR
BAFFIN BAY AND AT 1000 PM CDT...0300 UTC...THE CENTER WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 27.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 97.5 WEST.  THE DEPRESSION IS
MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH...22 KM/H...AND THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  DON IS FORECAST TO DISSIPATE IN A DAY OR SO AS
IT MOVES FARTHER INLAND. 
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE FROM A RECONNAISSANCE PLANE WAS
1006 MB...29.71 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND...WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE COULD STILL BE EXPERIENCED
OVER WATER TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL
HOURS.
 
STORM SURGE...STORM SURGE AND TIDES WILL KEEP WATER LEVELS ELEVATED
BY AS MUCH AS 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL...MAINLY IN AREAS OF
ONSHORE FLOW ALONG THE SOUTH TEXAS COAST.  THESE WATER LEVELS
SHOULD BEGIN TO SUBSIDE AS THE CENTER MOVES FARTHER INLAND.
 
RAINFALL...DON IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF
1 TO 2 INCHES FROM SOUTH TEXAS INTO EXTREME NORTHEASTERN MEXICO...
WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 3 INCHES.
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...400 AM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER AVILA
 
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