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Tropical Depression SIXTEEN


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIXTEEN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   2A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 PM EDT TUE SEP 06 2005
 
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIXTEEN DRIFTING SLOWLY NORTHWARD...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE EAST COAST OF
FLORIDA FROM NORTH OF JUPITER NORTHWARD TO TITUSVILLE INCLUDING
MERRITT ISLAND...AND FOR GRAND BAHAMA...THE ABACOS AND BIMINI.
 
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.
 
AT 8 PM EDT...0000Z...THE BROAD CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION
SIXTEEN WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.0 NORTH...LONGITUDE  78.4 WEST
OR ABOUT 35 MILES... 55 KM...NORTH-NORTHEAST OF FREEPORT GRAND
BAHAMA ISLAND AND ABOUT 165 MILES... 265 KM...SOUTHEAST OF CAPE
CANAVERAL FLORIDA.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS CURRENTLY DRIFTING NORTHWARD...WITH A SLOW
NORTHWESTWARD DRIFT IS EXPECTED LATER TONIGHT.  SOME ERRATIC MOTION
MAY OCCUR AS THE DEPRESSION ORGANIZES.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 30 MPH... 45 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS MAINLY TO THE NORTH OF THE CENTER. THE DEPRESSION HAS THE
POTENTIAL TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON WEDNESDAY.  NOAA BUOY 41010
RECENTLY REPORTED SUSTAINED WINDS OF 26 MPH.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED IN PORTIONS OF FLORIDA AND THE
NORTHWESTERN BAHAMAS.
 
REPEATING THE 8 PM EDT POSITION...27.0 N... 78.4 W.  MOVEMENT
...DRIFTING NORTHWARD.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 30 MPH.  MINIMUM
CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 11 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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