Tropical Depression Nine Public Advisory Number 5

By | September 13, 2019

Issued at 500 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019

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Tropical Depression Nine Advisory Number   5
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL092019
500 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS NEAR THE BAHAMAS...
...FORECAST TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON SATURDAY...
SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...25.6N 75.0W
ABOUT 240 MI...385 KM ESE OF FREEPORT GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND
ABOUT 140 MI...230 KM ESE OF GREAT ABACO ISLAND
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH...45 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 8 MPH...13 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1009 MB...29.80 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
None.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Northwestern Bahamas excluding Andros Island
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* Jupiter Inlet to Flagler-Volusia County line
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.
Interests elsewhere along the east coast of Florida should monitor
the progress of this system.  Additional watches and warnings may
be required for portions of this area later today.
For storm information specific to your area in the United States,
including possible inland watches and warnings, please monitor
products issued by your local National Weather Service forecast
office. For storm information specific to your area outside of the
United States, please monitor products issued by your national
meteorological service.
DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 500 PM EDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Nine was
located near latitude 25.6 North, longitude 75.0 West. The
depression is moving toward the northwest near 8 mph (13 km/h). A
turn toward the north-northwest is expected on Saturday. On
the forecast track, the system is anticipated to move very near the
northwestern Bahamas tonight and Saturday, and east of the east
coast of Florida during Saturday and Sunday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 30 mph (45 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours. The
depression is forecast to become a tropical storm on Saturday.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 mb (29.80 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected within the warning
area in the northwestern Bahamas tonight and early Saturday.
Tropical storm conditions are still possible in the watch area on
the Florida peninsula by Saturday or Saturday night.
RAINFALL: The potential tropical cyclone is expected to produce
total rainfall accumulations through Sunday:
The Bahamas...2 to 4 inches, isolated maximum amounts 6 inches.
The U.S. Atlantic Coast from central Florida into South
Carolina...2 to 4 inches.
STORM SURGE: This system is not expected to product significant
storm surge in the northwestern Bahamas.
NEXT ADVISORY
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Next intermediate advisory at 800 PM EDT.
Next complete advisory at 1100 PM EDT.
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Forecaster Avila

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