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Tropical Depression TWO


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TROPICAL STORM BRET INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   1A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
7 PM CDT TUE JUN 28 2005
 
...SECOND TROPICAL STORM OF THE SEASON FORMS NEAR THE COAST OF
MEXICO...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM VERACRUZ TO TAMPICO.
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITHIN THE WARNING AREA WITHIN THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

REPORTS FROM AN AIR FORCE RESERVE UNIT RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT
INDICATE THAT THE TROPICAL DEPRESSION IN THE SOUTHWESTERN GULF OF
MEXICO HAS STRENGTHENED AND IS NOW TROPICAL STORM BRET.  IN ONLY
TWELVE PREVIOUS YEARS SINCE 1851...MOST RECENTLY IN 1986...HAVE TWO
OR MORE TROPICAL STORMS FORMED IN THE MONTH OF JUNE.
 
AT 7 PM CDT...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BRET WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 19.9 NORTH... LONGITUDE 95.8 WEST OR ABOUT 55
MILES... 90 KM... NORTH-NORTHEAST OF VERACRUZ MEXICO AND ABOUT 130
MILES... 210 KM...SOUTHEAST OF TUXPAN MEXICO.
 
BRET IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH ...8 KM/HR...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. ON THE
FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INLAND WITHIN THE
WARNING AREA EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  40 MPH... 65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGHENING IS POSSIBLE BEFORE THE CENTER
MOVES INLAND.
 
THE LATEST MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE MEASURED BY RECONNAISSANCE
AIRCRAFT WAS 1002 MB...29.59 INCHES.
 
TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS OVER MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN...ARE POSSIBLE IN ASSOCIATION WITH
THE DEPRESSION.
 
REPEATING THE 7 PM CDT POSITION...19.9 N... 95.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR  5 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1002 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 10 PM CDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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