Tropical Depression Ten in the eastern Atlantic


Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 8:14 am
By: News 9


BULLETIN

TROPICAL DEPRESSION TEN ADVISORY NUMBER   1

NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL102008

500 AM EDT TUE SEP 02 2008

...TENTH TROPICAL DEPRESSION OF THE SEASON FORMS OVER THE FAR EASTERN ATLANTIC OCEAN...

AT 500 AM EDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION TEN WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.4 NORTH...LONGITUDE 23.9 WEST OR ABOUT 170 MILES...270 KM...SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF THE SOUTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.

THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 16 MPH...26 KM/HR. A MOTION BETWEEN WEST AND WEST-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED FOR THE NEXT TWO DAYS. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF THE DEPRESSION WILL REMAIN WELL SOUTH OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS TODAY...AND MOVE AWAY FROM THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS LATER TONIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS...AND THE DEPRESSION WILL LIKELY BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY.

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

RAINFALL AMOUNT OF 2 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHERN CAPE VERDE ISLANDS TODAY.

REPEATING THE 500 AM EDT POSITION...12.4 N...23.9 W.  MOVEMENT TOWARD...WEST NEAR 16 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH.

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT 1100 AM EDT.

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FORECASTER STEWART