Depression Moving Westward Through The Florida Straits.
QUICK Summary Of 1100 Pm EDT Information
Location… 23.4n 82.7w
About 100 Miles SW Of Key West Florida
About 25 Miles NW Of Havana Cuba
Maximum Sustained Winds… 35 Mph
Present Movement… W Or 270 Degrees At 9 Mph
Minimum Central Pressure… 1007 Mb… 29.74 Inches
There Are No Coastal Watches Or Warnings In Effect.
At 1100 Pm EDT… The Center Of Tropical Depression Nine
Was Located Near Latitude 23.4 North, Longitude 82.7 West. The
Depression Is Moving Toward The West Near 9 Mph And This
Motion Is Expected To Continue Through Tonight. On The Forecast
Track, The Depression Will Be Moving Away From The Florida Keys And
Cuba And Into The Southeastern Gulf Of Mexico Tonight And Monday
Morning. A Turn Toward The West-Northwest And A Decrease In
Forward Speed Are Expected By Monday Afternoon, Followed By A Turn
Toward The Northwest On Tuesday.
The forecast track from the National Hurricane Center takes the depression across
north Florida and off the southeast Georgia coast as a tropical storm late this
week. It is much too early to determine any potential impacts for the Coastal
Empire and Low Country from this system… as confidence in the forecast track
and intensity remain rather low.
Maximum Sustained Winds Are Near 35 Mph With Higher Gusts.
Some Strengthening Is Forecast During The Next 48 Hours. Wind Gusts
To 45 Mph Were Reported In The Lower Florida Keys This Afternoon And
The Estimated Minimum Central Pressure Is 1007 Mb (29.74 Inches).
The Depression Is Expected To Produce Total Rain
Accumulations Of 1 To 4 Inches Over The Southern Half Of The Florida
Peninsula And The Florida Keys Through Wednesday. Isolated Maximum
Amounts Of 6 Inches Are Possible Over Coastal Areas Of Southern
Florida And The Keys. This Rainfall May Cause Flooding And Flash
Gusts To Tropical Storm Force Are Possible In A Few Squalls
In The Lower Florida Keys Through Tonight.
Next Complete Advisory At 500 Am EDT.