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Tropical Depression THREE


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION THREE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   6A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1 AM CDT TUE JUL 05 2005
 
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION THREE REMAINS POORLY ORGANIZED...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE LOUISIANA COAST
FROM THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO SABINE PASS.  A TROPICAL
STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE
WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 36 HOURS.
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF THE WATCH
AREA LATER TODAY.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 1 AM CDT...0600Z...THE POORLY DEFINED CENTER OF TROPICAL
DEPRESSION THREE WAS ESTIMATED NEAR LATITUDE 24.5 NORTH...LONGITUDE
90.0 WEST OR ABOUT 315 MILES...SOUTH OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI
RIVER.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH
AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24
HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS REMAIN NEAR 35 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS
MAINLY TO THE NORTH AND EAST OF THE CENTER.  THE DEPRESSION COULD
STRENGTHEN INTO A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY. A RECONNAISSANCE
PLANE IS ENROUTE TO INVESTIGATE THE DEPRESSION.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1009 MB...29.80 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 1 AM CDT POSITION...24.5 N... 90.0 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 35 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
4 AM CDT.
 
FORECASTER AVILA
  
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