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Ed DunhamAdministrator
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TD #6 Becomes Tropical Storm Frances
      Tue Aug 24 2004 11:19 PM

Wednesday - 5PM Update
As expected TD #6 has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Frances at 5pm. Frances continues to move to the west at 14kts with sustained winds of 35 knots and pressure now down to 1005mb. NHC still anticipates a more west northwest track and eventually a northwest track - and still cautions that the tropical storm could take a more southerly track with west northwest rather than northwest motion in a day or two. Gradual intensification is anticipated.
ED

Original Article
The strong tropical wave that departed the west coast of Africa a few days ago has developed into TD #6 this evening. The Tropical Depression is located well southwest of the Cape Verde Islands and is moving to the west at 15 to 20 knots. Maximum sustained wind is 25 knots and pressure is 1009mb.

TD #6 should move on a west northwesterly course over the next couple of days while slowly growing in intensity. The tropical cyclone should become Tropical Storm Frances on Wednesday. The long range NHC forecast takes the storm on a more northwesterly course, however there is still some doubt about this motion since the mid Atlantic trough will not create a significant weakness in the mid Atlantic ridge located south of the trough. The forward motion is on the increase, but it should be slower than the forward motion that was noted with some of the tropical waves earlier this season

Plenty of time to watch this system evolve - and we will.
ED

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Edited by LI Phil (Wed Aug 25 2004 09:42 PM)

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* TD #6 Becomes Tropical Storm Frances Ed DunhamAdministrator Tue Aug 24 2004 11:19 PM
. * * Re: Tropical Strom Frances tornado00   Thu Aug 26 2004 02:52 PM
. * * Re: Tropical Strom Frances Keith234   Thu Aug 26 2004 02:57 PM
. * * Re: Tropical Strom Frances tornado00   Thu Aug 26 2004 03:17 PM
. * * Tropical Storm Frances seems to be getting organized Cocoa Beach   Thu Aug 26 2004 11:01 AM
. * * thoughts on 11am discussion bobbi   Thu Aug 26 2004 11:11 AM
. * * Frontal Boundary zacros   Thu Aug 26 2004 11:33 AM
. * * Re: Frontal Boundary Keith234   Thu Aug 26 2004 12:57 PM
. * * Re: Frontal Boundary LI Phil   Thu Aug 26 2004 01:22 PM
. * * Re: Frontal Boundary Keith234   Thu Aug 26 2004 02:33 PM
. * * Re: Frontal Boundary Ed in Va   Thu Aug 26 2004 02:51 PM
. * * Hurricane Frances James88   Thu Aug 26 2004 02:53 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Frances WeatherNLU   Thu Aug 26 2004 03:48 PM
. * * 20/60 line bobbi   Thu Aug 26 2004 03:59 PM
. * * Re: 20/60 line Ed in Va   Thu Aug 26 2004 04:04 PM
. * * Re: 20/60 line Clark   Thu Aug 26 2004 04:26 PM
. * * Re: 20/60 line rmbjoe1954   Thu Aug 26 2004 04:08 PM
. * * Information on models LI Phil   Thu Aug 26 2004 04:40 PM
. * * Re: Information on models rmbjoe1954   Thu Aug 26 2004 04:51 PM
. * * Re: 20/60 line Keith234   Thu Aug 26 2004 04:27 PM
. * * Re: HURRICANE FRANCES LONNY307   Thu Aug 26 2004 04:38 PM
. * * Hurricane frances Bruce   Thu Aug 26 2004 04:37 PM
. * * Re: 20/60 line Ed in Va   Thu Aug 26 2004 04:22 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Frances rmbjoe1954   Thu Aug 26 2004 03:53 PM
. * * Re: Hurricane Frances Storm Cooper   Thu Aug 26 2004 03:12 PM
. * * talk about stair step motion movement... bobbi   Thu Aug 26 2004 03:17 PM
. * * Re: talk about stair step motion movement... Keith234   Thu Aug 26 2004 03:21 PM
. * * Re: talk about stair step motion movement... WeatherNLU   Thu Aug 26 2004 03:44 PM
. * * no... dont think so bobbi   Thu Aug 26 2004 03:58 PM
. * * Re: talk about stair step motion movement... SirCane   Thu Aug 26 2004 03:37 PM
. * * Re: Frontal Boundary Todd   Thu Aug 26 2004 01:40 PM
. * * Re: Frontal Boundary zacros   Thu Aug 26 2004 04:57 PM
. * * Re: Frontal Boundary DMFischer   Thu Aug 26 2004 05:22 PM
. * * Frances rmbjoe1954   Thu Aug 26 2004 05:55 PM
. * * NEW THREAD LI Phil   Thu Aug 26 2004 05:57 PM
. * * cat 5 possibilities with this one..... rickonboat   Thu Aug 26 2004 05:29 PM
. * * Re: cat 5 possibilities with this one..... Steve hirschb.   Thu Aug 26 2004 05:43 PM
. * * Carolinas system Rabbit   Thu Aug 26 2004 05:56 PM
. * * Charlotte Radar LI Phil   Thu Aug 26 2004 05:38 PM
. * * Um.. LI Phil   Thu Aug 26 2004 05:09 PM
. * * Re: Um.. Keith234   Thu Aug 26 2004 05:24 PM
. * * Re: Um.. redbird   Sun Aug 29 2004 05:42 PM
. * * Re: Um.. ticka1   Thu Aug 26 2004 05:18 PM
. * * Re: Frontal Boundary LI Phil   Thu Aug 26 2004 02:05 PM
. * * Re: Frontal Boundary Ed in Va   Thu Aug 26 2004 11:37 AM
. * * 11pm Clark   Wed Aug 25 2004 10:31 PM
. * * Re: 11pm WeatherNLU   Thu Aug 26 2004 12:35 AM
. * * Re: 11pm Matt033   Thu Aug 26 2004 01:21 AM
. * * good post Matt LoisCane   Thu Aug 26 2004 08:57 AM
. * * Re: good post Matt Hurric   Thu Aug 26 2004 09:34 AM
. * * Re: good post Matt Ed in Va   Thu Aug 26 2004 09:59 AM
. * * Re: good post Matt Larry   Thu Aug 26 2004 10:24 AM
. * * Re: good post Matt Keith234   Thu Aug 26 2004 10:31 AM
. * * Re: good post Matt scottsvb   Thu Aug 26 2004 10:37 AM
. * * Frances still a TS at 11:00 LI Phil   Thu Aug 26 2004 10:46 AM
. * * Re: Frances still a TS at 11:00 Clark   Thu Aug 26 2004 12:01 PM
. * * Some dry air ahead... LI Phil   Thu Aug 26 2004 12:26 PM
. * * for Phil especially and others bobbi   Thu Aug 26 2004 02:15 PM
. * * Re: Some dry air ahead... Keith234   Thu Aug 26 2004 12:44 PM
. * * Re: Frances still a TS at 11:00 EriktheFled   Thu Aug 26 2004 12:25 PM
. * * Re: good post Matt Keith234   Thu Aug 26 2004 10:44 AM
. * * Re: good post Matt Hardcore   Thu Aug 26 2004 10:28 AM
. * * Re: good post Matt bobbi   Thu Aug 26 2004 09:58 AM
. * * Re: 11pm James88   Thu Aug 26 2004 03:26 AM
. * * Interesting WXMAN RICHIE   Thu Aug 26 2004 05:23 AM
. * * Re: Interesting Keith234   Thu Aug 26 2004 08:18 AM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic rcs_satbch   Wed Aug 25 2004 06:28 PM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic Rabbit   Wed Aug 25 2004 07:43 PM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic Keith234   Wed Aug 25 2004 07:57 PM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic LI Phil   Wed Aug 25 2004 09:53 PM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic Anon   Thu Aug 26 2004 09:22 AM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic Keith234   Wed Aug 25 2004 10:27 PM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic LoisCane   Wed Aug 25 2004 10:09 PM
. * * frances issues, etc HanKFranK   Wed Aug 25 2004 10:51 PM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic Keith234   Wed Aug 25 2004 07:40 PM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic Hurric   Wed Aug 25 2004 06:53 AM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic Anonymous   Wed Aug 25 2004 08:03 AM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic bobbi   Wed Aug 25 2004 08:32 AM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic Keith234   Wed Aug 25 2004 08:46 AM
. * * Not that impressive at the moment Frank P   Wed Aug 25 2004 09:37 AM
. * * Re: Not that impressive at the moment Cycloneye   Wed Aug 25 2004 09:45 AM
. * * Re: Not that impressive at the moment joepub1   Wed Aug 25 2004 10:22 AM
. * * JoePub! LI Phil   Wed Aug 25 2004 10:29 AM
. * * Re: JoePub! Anonymous   Wed Aug 25 2004 10:38 AM
. * * Frances at 11:00? LI Phil   Wed Aug 25 2004 10:20 AM
. * * Re: Frances at 11:00? joepub1   Wed Aug 25 2004 10:37 AM
. * * Re: Frances at 11:00? Anonymous   Wed Aug 25 2004 10:38 AM
. * * Re: Frances at 11:00? Anonymous   Wed Aug 25 2004 10:39 AM
. * * Re: Frances at 11:00? joepub1   Wed Aug 25 2004 10:44 AM
. * * Re: Frances at 11:00? Fred   Wed Aug 25 2004 01:59 PM
. * * Re: Frances at 11:00? Anonymous   Wed Aug 25 2004 10:50 AM
. * * Re: Frances at 11:00? Anonymous   Wed Aug 25 2004 10:53 AM
. * * Re: Frances at 11:00? caneman   Wed Aug 25 2004 11:37 AM
. * * Spin off Fla LI Phil   Wed Aug 25 2004 11:49 AM
. * * Re: Spin off Fla rcs_satbch   Wed Aug 25 2004 06:22 PM
. * * Re: Spin off Fla Hurric   Wed Aug 25 2004 01:39 PM
. * * Re: Spin off Fla alan   Wed Aug 25 2004 02:05 PM
. * * Re: Spin off Fla Anonymous   Wed Aug 25 2004 02:39 PM
. * * Re: Spin off Fla ticka1   Wed Aug 25 2004 02:41 PM
. * * Re: Spin off Fla Steve   Wed Aug 25 2004 03:15 PM
. * * Frances at 5pm no doubt about it Hardcore   Wed Aug 25 2004 03:32 PM
. * * Re: Frances at 5pm no doubt about it Anonymous   Wed Aug 25 2004 04:23 PM
. * * Re: Frances at 5pm no doubt about it matt0033   Wed Aug 25 2004 05:11 PM
. * * More left each run LoisCane   Wed Aug 25 2004 06:17 PM
. * * ominous words in that discussion LoisCane   Wed Aug 25 2004 06:21 PM
. * * Re: Frances at 5pm no doubt about it *DELETED* Anonymous   Wed Aug 25 2004 05:01 PM
. * * Re: Frances at 5pm no doubt about it LONNY307   Wed Aug 25 2004 05:13 PM
. * * TWO THINGS LI Phil   Wed Aug 25 2004 05:09 PM
. * * Re: TWO THINGS caneman   Wed Aug 25 2004 05:14 PM
. * * Re: TWO THINGS HanKFranK   Wed Aug 25 2004 05:50 PM
. * * Re: TWO THINGS caneman   Thu Aug 26 2004 05:36 AM
. * * Re: TWO THINGS Steve hirschb.   Wed Aug 25 2004 05:47 PM
. * * Re: Frances at 5pm no doubt about it Anonymous   Wed Aug 25 2004 04:34 PM
. * * Re: Frances LONNY307   Wed Aug 25 2004 04:54 PM
. * * JB Midday LI Phil   Wed Aug 25 2004 03:29 PM
. * * None of the Bouys are reporting Data Cocoa Beach   Wed Aug 25 2004 12:36 PM
. * * Re: None of the Bouys are reporting Data troy   Wed Aug 25 2004 12:50 PM
. * * TD6 Rabbit   Wed Aug 25 2004 12:11 PM
. * * TD6? rmbjoe1954   Wed Aug 25 2004 12:19 PM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic 1234   Wed Aug 25 2004 01:00 AM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic Rabbit   Wed Aug 25 2004 04:00 AM
. * * Re: Tropical Depression #6 Forms in Eastern Atlantic LadyStorm   Wed Aug 25 2004 05:37 AM

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