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Tropical Depression Fred Intermediate Advisory Number 9A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL062021
800 PM EDT Wed Aug 11 2021
...FRED WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION OVER CENTRAL HISPANIOLA...
...HEAVY RAINS CONTINUE OVER HAITI AND THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC...
SUMMARY OF 800 PM EDT...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
ABOUT 55 MI...85 KM SE OF CAP HAITIEN HAITI
ABOUT 170 MI...275 KM SE OF GREAT INAGUA ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 15 MPH...24 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB...29.80 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
The government of the Dominican Republic has discontinued the
Tropical Storm Warning on the south coast from Punta Palenque
eastward and on the north coast to Cabo Frances Viejo.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Dominican Republic on the north coast from Cabo Frances Viejo
to the Dominican Republic/Haiti border
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* Haiti from the northern border with the Dominican Republic to
* Turks and Caicos Islands
* Southeastern Bahamas
* The Cuban provinces of Ciego de Avila, Camaguey, Las Tunas,
Holguin, Granma, Santiago de Cuba, and Guantanamo
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within the
next 12 hours.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area.
Interests elsewhere in Haiti, the Bahamas, Cuba, and the southern
Florida Peninsula and the Florida keys should monitor the progress
For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
At 800 PM EDT (0000 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Fred was
located by satellite-derived wind data near latitude 19.2 North,
longitude 71.6 West. Fred is moving toward the west-northwest near
15 mph (24 km/h), and a general west-northwestward motion with a
decrease in forward speed is expected for the next several days. On
the forecast track, the center of Fred is expected to be over
Hispaniola overnight, move near the Turks and Caicos Islands and the
southeastern Bahamas on Thursday, and move near or north of the
northern coast of central Cuba Thursday night and Friday.
Data from a NOAA reconnaissance aircraft and surface observations
indicate that maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph
(55 km/h) with higher gusts. Little, if any change, in strength is
expected overnight. Slow re-intensification is forecast to begin by
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 mb (29.80 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Key messages for Fred can be found in the Tropical Cyclone
Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT1, WMO header WTNT41 KNHC and
on the web at www.hurricanes.gov/graphics_at1.shtml?key_messages.
RAINFALL: Tropical Depression Fred is expected to produce the
following rainfall amounts:
Across the Dominican Republic...3 to 5 inches, with isolated maximum
totals of 8 inches. Heavy rainfall through Thursday morning could
lead to flash, urban, and small stream flooding, along with possible
rapid river rises and the potential for mudslides.
Over Haiti, the Turks and Caicos, the eastern Bahamas, and Cuba...1
to 3 inches with isolated maximum totals of 5 inches.
Across the western Bahamas...3 to 5 inches, with isolated maximum
totals of 8 inches.
Beginning Friday into next week, heavy rainfall associated with Fred
will impact Florida and parts of the Southeast. Through Monday, 3 to
5 inches of rain is anticipated across the Keys and the southern
Florida Peninsula, with isolated maximum totals of 8 inches. Heavy
rainfall could lead to areal, urban, and small stream flooding,
along with possible rapid river rises.
WIND: Tropical storm conditions could occur in brief squalls over
portions of the northwestern coast of the Dominican Republic for a
few more hours. Tropical storm conditions, mainly in brief
squalls, will also be possible along the northern coast of Haiti,
the Turks and Caicos, and the southeastern Bahamas beginning
tonight. Tropical storm conditions are possible in Cuba beginning
SURF: Swells generated by Fred are expected to continue across the
U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Hispaniola tonight, where they
could cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions.
Please consult products from your local weather office.
Next complete advisory at 1100 PM EDT.