Tuesday, July 22, 2014

NOAA National Hurricane Center Tropical Depression 2 Update

MIAMI, Florida -- As of 11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, NOAA's National Hurricane Center in Miami has issued a tropical weather outlook due to the presence Tropical Depression Two (T.D.2) located about 910 miles east of the Lesser Antilles Islands.


Tropical Depression 2 has maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour and is moving to the west at 17 miles per hour.  NOAA's storm tracker forecasts that T.D. 2 will become a remnant low by Thursday as it moves closer to Puerto Rico.


Interests in the Lesser Antilles should monitor the progress of T.D. 2.


Spaghetti models are in general agreement that projected path of Tropical Depression 2, or its remnants, will move closer to Puerto Rico, Hispaniola, and the Bahamas later this week. 


If Tropical Depression 2 develops into a tropical storm or hurricane, the next name for the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane season is Bertha.
NOAA GOES Satellite Imagery Tropical Depression 2


Here is the list of the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Names:


Arthur
Bertha
Cristobal
Dolly
Edouard
Fay
Gonzalo
Hanna
Isaias
Josephine
Kyle
Laura
Marco
Nana
Omar
Paulette
Rene
Sally
Teddy
Vicky
Wilfred  


National Weather Service's National Hurricane Center Official Public Advisory:
 
 
 
000
WTNT32 KNHC 221433
TCPAT2

BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO ADVISORY NUMBER   4
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL022014
1100 AM AST TUE JUL 22 2014

...DEPRESSION MOVING QUICKLY WESTWARD...


SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...12.6N 48.0W
ABOUT 910 MI...1465 KM E OF THE LESSER ANTILLES
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...W OR 280 DEGREES AT 17 MPH...28 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1012 MB...29.89 INCHES


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

INTERESTS IN THE LESSER ANTILLES SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
THIS SYSTEM.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 AM AST...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 48.0 WEST. THE
DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 17 MPH...28 KM/H...AND
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS EXPECTED THROUGH TOMORROW...BUT
THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A REMNANT LOW WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND DEGENERATE INTO A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE ON THURSDAY.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1012 MB...29.89 INCHES.


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
NONE.


NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...500 PM AST.

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FORECASTER BRENNAN