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Tropical Storm ALPHA


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION ALPHA ADVISORY NUMBER   9
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 AM EDT MON OCT 24 2005

...ALPHA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE AS HURRICANE WILMA APPROACHES IT...
 
AT 11 AM EDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION ALPHA WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 25.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE  72.2 WEST OR ABOUT 
340 MILES... 545 KM...NORTH OF GREAT INAGUA ISLAND AND ABOUT
630 MILES...1010 KM...SOUTHWEST OF BERMUDA.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 20 MPH...32 KM/HR.  A
TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST AND AN INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED
ARE EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  35 MPH... 55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  ALPHA SHOULD DISSIPATE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS AS IT IS
ABSORBED BY THE LARGER AND MORE POWERFUL HURRICANE WILMA.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1004 MB...29.65 INCHES.
 
REPEATING THE 11 AM EDT POSITION...25.9 N... 72.2 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH NEAR 20 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 35 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 5 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER BEVEN
 
 
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