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Tropical Depression MARCO


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION MARCO DISCUSSION NUMBER   6
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL132008
500 PM EDT TUE OCT 07 2008
 
MARCO'S SATELLITE PRESENTATION HAS DEGRADED RAPIDLY SINCE THE CENTER
MOVED INLAND OVER MEXICO THIS MORNING.  THE INITIAL INTENSITY
IS LOWERED TO 30 KT AND MARCO IS NOW A TROPICAL DEPRESSION. 
CONTINUED WEAKENING IS EXPECTED AS THE CENTER TRACKS GENERALLY
WESTWARD OVER THE VERY HIGH TERRAIN OF CENTRAL MEXICO...AND MARCO
IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE TONIGHT OR EARLY WEDNESDAY.  STILL...THE
REMNANTS OF MARCO ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HEAVY RAINS AND THE
POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING OVER EASTERN PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MEXICO DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. 
 
FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS
 
INITIAL      07/2100Z 19.9N  97.1W    30 KT
 12HR VT     08/0600Z 19.9N  97.9W    25 KT...INLAND
 24HR VT     08/1800Z...DISSIPATED
 
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