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WTNT32 KNHC 170833
TCPAT2

BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION BILL ADVISORY NUMBER 6
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL022015
400 AM CDT WED JUN 17 2015


...CENTER OF BILL MOVING NORTHWARD ACROSS CENTRAL TEXAS...



SUMMARY OF 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...31.0N 97.1W ABOUT 45 MI...70 KM S OF WACO TEXAS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 13 MPH...20 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB...29.53 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 400 AM CDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Bill was located near latitude 31.0 North, longitude 97.1 West. The depression is moving toward the north near 13 mph (20 km/h). This general motion is expected to continue today with a turn to the northeast on Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts. Slow weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the depression is expected to become a post-tropical low on Thursday.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1000 mb (29.53 inches).



HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL: Bill is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 4 to 8 inches over eastern Texas and eastern Oklahoma and 3 to 6 inches over western Arkansas and southern Missouri. Isolated maximum amounts of 12 inches are possible in Texas and Oklahoma. These rains may produce life-threatening flash floods.

WIND: Wind gusts to tropical storm force are occurring in rainbands to the east of the center. These gusts should subside today.

STORM SURGE: Above normal tides along the Upper Texas and Western Louisiana coasts should subside today.

TORNADOES: A brief tornado or two may occur over parts of eastern Texas and eastern Oklahoma today and tonight.



NEXT ADVISORY
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This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane Center on this system. Future information on this system can be found in Public Advisories issued by the Weather Prediction Center beginning at 10 AM CDT, under AWIPS header TCPAT2, WMO header WTNT32 KWNH, and on the web at http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/tropical/.

$$ Forecaster Beven

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