|#1149586 (Received by flhurricane at: 10:51 PM 26.Aug.2023)|
Tropical Depression Ten Advisory Number 2
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL102023
1000 PM CDT Sat Aug 26 2023
...DEPRESSION EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM ON SUNDAY...
...LIKELY TO BECOME A HURRICANE OVER THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO IN
A FEW DAYS...
SUMMARY OF 1000 PM CDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
ABOUT 55 MI...85 KM NE OF COZUMEL MEXICO
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...SW OR 230 DEGREES AT 2 MPH...4 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1005 MB...29.68 INCHES
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:
The government of Cuba has upgraded the Tropical Storm Watch for
Pinar del Rio to a Tropical Storm Warning.
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...
* Yucatan Peninsula from Tulum to Rio Lagartos, including Cozumel
* Pinar del Rio Cuba
A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for...
* Isle of Youth Cuba
A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours.
A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.
Interests in Florida 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 OUTLOOK
At 1000 PM CDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Ten was
located near latitude 21.1 North, longitude 86.4 West. The
depression is drifting toward the southwest near 2 mph (4 km/h) and
is likely to meander near the Yucatan Channel through early Monday.
A faster motion toward the north or north-northeast is expected on
Monday, bringing the system over the eastern Gulf of Mexico.
Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Additional strengthening is forecast during the next few days. The
depression is expected to become a tropical storm on Sunday and a
hurricane by Tuesday.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1005 mb (29.68 inches).
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Key messages for Tropical Depression Ten can be found in the
Tropical Cyclone Discussion under AWIPS header MIATCDAT5 and WMO
header WTNT45 KNHC.
RAINFALL: Tropical Depression Ten is expected to produce rainfall
amounts of 3 to 6 inches, with isolated higher amounts of 10 inches,
across portions of the eastern Yucatan Peninsula. Across western
Cuba, rainfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches, with isolated maximum
amounts of 12 inches, are expected. This rainfall may lead to
flash and urban flooding, and landslides across western Cuba.
Heavy rainfall is also likely to impact portions of the west coast
of Florida, the Florida Panhandle, and the Southeast by mid to late
WIND: Tropical storm conditions are expected to begin over portions
of the warning area over the Yucatan Peninsula on Sunday and
western Cuba Sunday night or Monday. Tropical storm conditions
are possible within the watch area on the Isle of Youth Sunday
night or Monday.
STORM SURGE: Minor coastal flooding is expected within the Tropical
Storm Warning area over the Yucatan Peninsula in areas of onshore
Next intermediate advisory at 100 AM CDT.
Next complete advisory at 400 AM CDT.