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Tropical Depression EIGHT (Text)


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Tropical Depression Eight Advisory Number   2
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL082017
500 AM EDT Sun Aug 13 2017

...DEPRESSION EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY...
...FORECAST TO REMAIN EAST OF THE UNITED STATES...


SUMMARY OF 500 AM EDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...26.5N 70.9W
ABOUT 310 MI...500 KM NNE OF THE SOUTHEASTERN BAHAMAS
ABOUT 545 MI...875 KM SW OF BERMUDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 335 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1011 MB...29.86 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 500 AM EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Eight
was located near latitude 26.5 North, longitude 70.9 West. The
depression is moving toward the north-northwest near 14 mph (22
km/h) and this general motion is expected to continue through today.
A turn toward the north is forecast to occur tonight, followed by a
turn toward the north-northeast on Monday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Gradual strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the
depression is expected to become a tropical storm later today.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1011 mb (29.86 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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None


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 AM EDT.

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Forecaster Stewart

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