SO SAD: Tropical Depression Forms

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MIAMI, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BULLETIN
Tropical Depression Two Advisory Number 1
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL022018
1100 AM AST Thu Jul 05 2018
…TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS OVER THE CENTRAL TROPICAL ATLANTIC…
…EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE EAST OF THE LESSER ANTILLES OVER THE
WEEKEND…
SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION
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LOCATION…10.2N 41.4W
ABOUT 1385 MI…2230 KM ESE OF THE LESSER ANTILLES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…W OR 270 DEGREES AT 16 MPH…26 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.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 1100 AM AST (1500 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Two was
located near latitude 10.2 North, longitude 41.4 West. The
depression is moving toward the west near 16 mph (26 km/h). A fast
westward to west-northwestward motion is expected through the
weekend.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is possible, and the depression could become a
tropical storm later today or on Friday. The system is forecast to
degenerate into an open trough east of the Lesser Antilles over the
weekend.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 mb (29.80 inches).