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Tropical Depression Gabrielle

...GABRIELLE WEAKENS A LITTLE MORE...


SUMMARY OF 200 PM AST...1800 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...17.8N 68.4W
ABOUT 55 MI...90 KM S OF PUNTA CANA DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH...50 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 9 MPH...15 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1011 MB...29.85 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC HAS DISCONTINUED THE
TROPICAL STORM WATCH FROM CABO ENGANO TO CABO FRANCES VIEJO.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT.

INTERESTS IN HISPANIOLA...PUERTO RICO...THE SOUTHEASTERN
BAHAMAS...AND THE TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS SHOULD MONITOR THE
PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM.

FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL SERVICE.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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AT 200 PM AST...1800 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION
GABRIELLE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 17.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 68.4
WEST. THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 9 MPH...
15 KM/H...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24
HOUR OR SO.

SATELLITE WIND DATA INDICATES THAT MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE
DECREASED TO NEAR 30 MPH...50 KM/H...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  GABRIELLE
REMAINS VERY POORLY ORGANIZED...AND IT IS EXPECTED TO DEGENERATE TO
A REMNANT LOW PRESSURE AREA TONIGHT OR FRIDAY AS THE CENTER MOVES
NEAR OR OVER THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.

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


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL...GABRIELLE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS
OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS...WITH
ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF UP TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE IN AREAS OF
MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN. THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE DANGEROUS FLASH FLOODS
AND MUD SLIDES OVER MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.

WIND...TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WIND GUSTS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY OVER
PORTIONS OF PUERTO RICO AND THE VIRGIN ISLANDS.
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