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Tropical Depression FIVE


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION FIVE ADVISORY NUMBER   3
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL052012
500 AM AST THU AUG 02 2012
 
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION MOVING FASTER TOWARD THE WEST...HAS NOT
BECOME ANY BETTER ORGANIZED...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...12.8N 52.6W
ABOUT 565 MI...910 KM E OF THE WINDWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 21 MPH...33 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
NONE.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* BARBADOS...ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES...AND DOMINICA
* ST. LUCIA
* MARTINIQUE AND GUADELOUPE
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN THE LESSER ANTILLES SHOULD MONITOR THE
PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 48 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION FIVE
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 52.6 WEST. THE
DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 21 MPH...33 KM/H. A
WESTWARD OR WEST-NORTHWESTWARD MOTION AT ABOUT THE SAME FORWARD
SPEED IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...THE CENTER OF THE DEPRESSION SHOULD BE NEAR THE WINDWARD
ISLANDS ON FRIDAY.
 
SATELLITE PICTURES INDICATE THAT THE DEPRESSION HAS NOT BECOME ANY
BETTER ORGANIZED...AND MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 35
MPH...55 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN
INTENSITY IS EXPECTED TODAY...BUT SOME STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE
THEREAFTER. AN AIR FORCE FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER PLANE IS SCHEDULED
TO INVESTIGATE THE DEPRESSION LATER TODAY.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA
ON FRIDAY.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...800 AM AST.
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER KIMBERLAIN/AVILA
 
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