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TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIX SPECIAL ADVISORY NUMBER   1
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL062015
130 AM AST SUN AUG 30 2015

...NEW TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS IN THE FAR EASTERN ATLANTIC...
...HURRICANE WATCH AND TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR THE CAPE
VERDE ISLANDS...


SUMMARY OF 130 AM AST...0530 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...12.1N 18.4W
ABOUT 445 MI...715 KM ESE OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

The Meteorological Service of the Cape Verde Islands has issued a
Hurricane Watch and a Tropical Storm Warning for all of the Cape
Verde Islands.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Hurricane Watch is in effect for...
* Cape Verde Islands

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Cape Verde Islands

A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible
within the watch area.  A watch is typically issued 48 hours
before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force
winds, conditions that make outside preparations difficult or
dangerous.

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor products
issued by your national meteorological service.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
At 130 AM AST (0530 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Six was
located near latitude 12.1 North, longitude 18.4 West. The
depression is moving toward the northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h) and
this motion is expected to continue through Tuesday. On the
forecast track the depression is expected to move through the Cape
Verde Islands as a tropical storm on Monday.

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

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
WIND:  Tropical storm conditions are expected to first reach
the coast within the warning area by early Monday, making outside
preparations difficult or dangerous.  Hurricane conditions are also
possible within the watch area by late Monday.

RAINFALL:  The depression is expected to produce total rain
accumulations of 3 to 5 inches over the Cape Verde Islands, with
possible isolated maximum amounts of 8 inches on Monday. These
rains could produce flash flooding and mudslides.


NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Stewart


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