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Tropical Depression Number 15 in the Atlantic

By: 4Warn Weather Team Email
By: 4Warn Weather Team Email

TROPICAL DEPRESSION FIFTEEN MOVING NORTH-NORTHWESTWARD

SUMMARY OF 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...18.6N 42.0W
ABOUT 1200 MI...1930 KM W OF THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NNW OR 330 DEGREES AT 14 MPH...22 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 500 PM AST...2100 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION FIFTEEN WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 18.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 42.0 WEST. THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH...22
KM/H. A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH AT A SLOWER FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED BY THURSDAY MORNING...FOLLOWED BY A NORTHEASTWARD ACCELERATION THURSDAY NIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO...BUT THE DEPRESSION COULD BECOME A TROPICAL STORM TONIGHT OR ON THURSDAY. THE DEPRESSION IS FORECAST TO DISSIPATE INTO A TROUGH ON
FRIDAY.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB...29.77 INCHES.

HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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NONE

NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1100 PM AST.


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