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WTNT35 KNHC 160235
TCPAT5

BULLETIN
Tropical Depression Fifteen Advisory Number   6
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL152019
1100 PM AST Tue Oct 15 2019

...POORLY ORGANIZED DEPRESSION CONTINUES TO MOVE NEAR THE
NORTHEASTERN CABO VERDE ISLANDS...


SUMMARY OF 1100 PM AST...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...16.8N 23.7W
ABOUT 60 MI...95 KM NNE OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 300 DEGREES AT 10 MPH...17 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB...29.80 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.

Interests in the Cabo Verde Islands should monitor the progress of
the depression.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 1100 PM AST (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Fifteen
was located near latitude 16.8 North, longitude 23.7 West. The
depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph
(17 km/h). The depression is forecast to move on a
west-northwestward to northwestward heading at a similar forward
speed during the next day or two.

Recent satellite-derived wind data indicate that the maximum
sustained winds remain near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Gradual weakening is anticipated, and the system is forecast to
become a remnant low on Wednesday.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 mb (29.80 inches)
based on data from the Amilcar Cabral International Airport (GVAC)
in the Cabo Verde Islands.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL: The depression is expected to produce total rainfall
accumulations of 1 to 3 inches across the eastern and northern Cabo
Verde Islands through Wednesday. This rainfall could cause flash
flooding and mudslides.

WIND:  Tropical-storm-force wind gusts could occur across the
eastern Cabo Verde Islands through Wednesday, especially over high
terrain.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

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Forecaster Zelinsky