Nana weakens to a tropical depression in the eastern Atlantic


Monday, October 13th 2008, 12:04 pm
By: News 9


BULLETIN

TROPICAL DEPRESSION NANA ADVISORY NUMBER   4

NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL142008

1100 AM EDT MON OCT 13 2008

...NANA WEAKENS TO A DEPRESSION...

AT 1100 AM EDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION NANA WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 39.8 WEST OR ABOUT 1050

MILES...1685 KM...WEST OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.

THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH...11 KM/HR AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT DAY OR SO.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  NANA IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY WEAKEN AND IS FORECAST TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW TONIGHT OR TUESDAY.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB...29.74 INCHES.

REPEATING THE 1100 AM EDT POSITION...16.8 N...39.8 W.  MOVEMENT TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 7 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 500 PM EDT.

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FORECASTER BROWN