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Example - Tropical Weather Outlook (Text)


ZCZC MIATWOAT ALL
TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM

TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 PM EDT TUE OCT 14 2014

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on newly formed
Tropical Depression Eleven, located in teh central Gulf of Mexico.

A broad area of low pressure located a couple of hundred miles south-
southwest of Jamaica is accompanied by showers and thunderstorms.
This disturbance remains disorganized, and development, if any, should
be slow to occur over the next couple of days while it moves slowly 
northwestward.  Environmental conditions are expected to be marginally
conducive for some development when the system moves over the 
northwestern Caribbean Sea and the southern Gulf of Mexico later this
week.  Locally heavy rainfall is possible over portions of Haiti and
Jamaica today, and will likely spread across the Cayman Islands and
eastern Cuba on Tuesday.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...30 percent.

A trough of low pressure could form over the extreme southwestern Gulf
of Mexico and Bay of Campeche in a few days, and some development of 
this system is possible by midweek.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...20 percent.

&&
Public advisories on Tropical Depression Eleven are issued under
WMO header WTNT31 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPAT1.
Forecast/Advisories on Tropical Depression Eleven are issued under
WMO Header WTNT22 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT1.

$$
Forecaster Brown
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Example - Special Tropical Weather Outlook


ZCZC MIATWOAT ALL
TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM

SPECIAL TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
400 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

Updated for reconnaissance information

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

1. Data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate
that the circulation associated with the small low pressure area
approaching the Leeward Islands is poorly defined.  In addition, the
associated shower activity has decreased during the past few hours.
The aircraft did, however, find a small area of tropical-storm-force
winds on the northeast side of the low.  Environmental conditions
are expected to be conducive for some development during the next
day or so, and a tropical depression or tropical storm could still
form while the system moves west-northwestward at around 20 mph
across the Lesser Antilles. The mountainous terrain of Hispaniola
could limit development during the first part of the weekend, but
conditions are expected to become more conducive for development by
Sunday when the system is forecast to move near or over the Bahamas.
Regardless of tropical cyclone formation, gusty winds and heavy
rainfall are expected across portions of the Lesser Antilles, Puerto
Rico, and the Virgin Islands through Friday, and over Hispaniola
late Friday and Saturday. Interests in those islands and in the
Bahamas should closely monitor the progress of this disturbance. An
Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft is scheduled to
investigate this system again tomorrow afternoon.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...medium...50 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...70 percent.

$$
Forecaster Brennan/Blake
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