Tropical Depression Claudette: 7 AM CDT Mon. Advisory

By: National Hurricane Center
By: National Hurricane Center

TROPICAL DEPRESSION CLAUDETTE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 6A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL042009
700 AM CDT MON AUG 17 2009

...CLAUDETTE WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION...MOVING OVER SOUTHERN
ALABAMA...

AT 700 AM CDT...1200 UTC...ALL TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS HAVE BEEN
DISCONTINUED.

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.

AT 700 AM CDT...1200 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION
CLAUDETTE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 31.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE 87.2
WEST OR ABOUT 15 MILES...25 KM...NORTH-NORTHWEST OF BREWTON ALABAMA
AND ABOUT 85 MILES...135 KM...SOUTHWEST OF MONTGOMERY ALABAMA.

CLAUDETTE IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR. A
TURN TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST IS EXPECTED LATER TODAY. ON THIS
TRACK...THE CENTER OF CLAUDETTE WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN
ALABAMA TODAY AND INTO NORTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI TONIGHT.

SURFACE OBSERVATIONS AND DOPPLER RADAR DATA INDICATE THAT MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH
HIGHER GUSTS. ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TODAY AS THE SYSTEM
MOVES FARTHER INLAND.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1011 MB...29.85 INCHES.

RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM
AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE...
THE BIG BEND REGION OF FLORIDA...AND SOUTHERN TO CENTRAL ALABAMA.

HIGHER THAN NORMAL TIDES IN AREAS OF ONSHORE WINDS ALONG THE COAST
OF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE SHOULD SUBSIDE TODAY.

...SUMMARY OF 700 AM CDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...31.3N 87.2W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NORTHWEST OR 320 DEGREES AT 12 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1011 MB


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