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TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE ADVISORY NUMBER   2
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL092016
1100 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...DEPRESSION MOVING WESTWARD THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...23.4N 82.7W
ABOUT 100 MI...160 KM SW OF KEY WEST FLORIDA
ABOUT 25 MI...40 KM NW OF HAVANA CUBA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 270 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 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 1100 PM EDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Nine
was located near latitude 23.4 North, longitude 82.7 West. The
depression is moving toward the west near 9 mph (15 km/h) and this
motion is expected to continue through tonight.  On the forecast
track, the depression will be moving away from the Florida Keys and
Cuba and into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico tonight and Monday
morning. A turn toward the west-northwest and a decrease in
forward speed are expected by Monday afternoon, followed by a turn
toward the northwest on Tuesday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours.  Wind gusts
to 45 mph were reported in the lower Florida Keys this afternoon and
evening.

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


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL:  The depression is expected to produce total rain
accumulations of 1 to 4 inches over the southern half of the Florida
peninsula and the Florida Keys through Wednesday.  Isolated maximum
amounts of 6 inches are possible over coastal areas of southern
Florida and the Keys.  This rainfall may cause flooding and flash
flooding.

WIND:  Gusts to tropical storm force are possible in a few squalls
in the lower Florida Keys through tonight.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Stewart