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Tropical Melancholy sixteen might turn into a tropical storm earlier than the middle strikes over northeastern Nicaragua and japanese Honduras at present. The identify can be Nate.
- Tropical Melancholy sixteen in southwestern Caribbean
- System more likely to turn out to be a Tropical Storm
- Fashions present landfall between Louisiana, Florida
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Heavy rainfall is predicted convey the specter of flash floods and dirt slides to parts of Central America by means of Friday night time.
It’s going to transfer over the nice and cozy waters of the northwestern Caribbean Sea the place the higher-degree setting is forecast to be favorable for strengthening and it might be close to hurricane depth when it approaches the Yucatan peninsula late Friday.
The pc fashions are in higher settlement this morning and this has resulted in a westward shift within the monitor for this weekend. We might nonetheless have excessive rain possibilities and a few gusty winds, however the farther west the system is, the decrease the impacts might be for Tampa Bay.
The system is forecast to strengthen over the Gulf of Mexico and transfer onshore someplace alongside the northern Gulf Coast as a hurricane this weekend.
It’s too early to find out the precise level of landfall and everybody alongside the Gulf Coast from Louisiana by means of the Florida Panhandle ought to watch it intently.
TROPICAL DEPRESSION SIXTEEN
SUMMARY OF 500 AM INFORMATION
LOCATION…thirteen.3N eighty three.3W
ABOUT 50 MILES S OF PUERTO CABEZAS NICARAGUA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW AT 7 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1004 MB…29.sixty five INCHES
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