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#1012933 (Received by flhurricane at: 1:51 AM 20.Aug.2020)
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Tropical Depression Thirteen Intermediate Advisory Number 1A
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL132020
200 AM AST Thu Aug 20 2020

...DEPRESSION MOVING WEST-NORTHWESTWARD ACROSS THE TROPICAL
ATLANTIC...


SUMMARY OF 200 AM AST...0600 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...15.1N 49.0W
ABOUT 915 MI...1475 KM ESE OF THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 295 DEGREES AT 20 MPH...31 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1008 MB...29.77 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

None.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* Saba and St. Eustatius

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.

Interests elsewhere in the northern Leeward Islands, the Virgin
Islands, and Puerto Rico should monitor the progress of this
system, as tropical storm watches could be required for those areas
on Thursday.

For storm information specific to your area, please monitor
products issued by your national meteorological service.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 200 AM AST (0600 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Thirteen
was located near latitude 15.1 North, longitude 49.0 West. The
depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 20 mph (31 km/h)
and this motion is expected to continue for the next few days. On
the forecast track, the depression is expected to move near or north
of the northern Leeward Islands by late Friday and near or north of
the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Saturday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher
gusts. Gradual strengthening is forecast, and the depression is
expected to become a tropical storm by later today.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1008 mb (29.77 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL: The depression is expected to produce 1 to 3 inches of
rain with isolated maximum totals of 5 inches through Sunday over
the northern Leeward Islands and Puerto Rico.

WIND: Tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch
area by late Friday.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 500 AM AST.

$$
Forecaster Beven