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6pm News Item on Tropical Depression 15
By Bahamas Department Of Meteorology
Oct 14, 2019 - 6:50:58 PM

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NEWS ITEM

NEWS ITEM ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION FIFTEEN ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION AT 6PM MONDAY, 14TH OCTOBER, 2019.

...NEW TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS SOUTHEAST OF THE CABO VERDE

ISLANDS...

...HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED ACROSS EASTERN CABO VERDE ISLANDS TONIGHT...


AT 5PM EDT, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION FIFTEEN WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 13.2┬░NORTH AND LONGITUDE 20.2┬░ WEST,OR ABOUT 320 MILES SOUTHEAST OF THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS.

THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 8 MPH
(13 KM/H), AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK, THE CENTER OF THE DEPRESSION IS
EXPECTED TO PASS OVER OR NEAR THE EASTERN CABO VERDE ISLANDS ON
TUESDAY, AND PASS NEAR THE CENTRAL PORTION OF THOSE ISLANDS TUESDAY
NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH (55 KM/H) WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS, AND THE
DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM BY EARLY TUESDAY
MORNING. RAPID WEAKENING IS FORECAST TO BEGIN BY WEDNESDAY MORNING
WHEN THE CYCLONE WILL BE MOVING AWAY FROM THE CABO VERDE ISLANDS.
 

THE NEXT NEWS ITEM WILL BE ISSUED AT 6AM TUESDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2019.

PREPARED BY: SHEZELLE MATHER

ISSUED AT 5:20 PM 14/10/2019

 

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