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Tropical Depression FIVE


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TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM
 
BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION FIVE ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL052013
500 AM AST THU AUG 15 2013
 
...DEPRESSION APPROACHING TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH AS IT PASSES
SOUTHWEST OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...14.4N 25.2W
ABOUT 45 MI...70 KM SW OF BRAVA IN THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 16 MPH...26 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
NONE.
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* THE SOUTHERN CAPE VERDE ISLANDS OF MAIO...SANTIAGO...FOGO...AND
BRAVA
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED SOMEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE
NEXT 12 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA OUTSIDE OF THE
UNITED STATES...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 14.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 25.2 WEST. THE
DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 16 MPH...
26 KM/H.  THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE WITH SOME
DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  ON THE
FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF THE DEPRESSION SHOULD MOVE AWAY FROM
THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS LATER TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT THE DEPRESSION IS GETTING
BETTER ORGANIZED...AND IT IS FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM
LATER TODAY.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB...29.74 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE SOUTHERN CAPE
VERDE ISLANDS TODAY.  STRONGER WINDS ARE LIKELY IN AREAS OF HIGHER
TERRAIN ON THE ISLANDS.
 
RAINFALL...TROPICAL DEPRESSION FIVE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL
RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF
THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY...800 AM AST.
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 AM AST.
 
$$
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
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