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#873292 (Received by flhurricane at: 4:56 PM 29.Aug.2016)
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BULLETIN
TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE ADVISORY NUMBER 5
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL092016
500 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

...GASTON EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM BY TUESDAY...


SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT...2100 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...24.0N 84.8W
ABOUT 195 MI...310 KM WSW OF KEY WEST FLORIDA
ABOUT 160 MI...260 KM WNW OF HAVANA CUBA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 5 MPH...7 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
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At 500 PM EDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Nine was
located near latitude 24.0 North, longitude 84.8 West. The
depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 5 mph (7 km/h)
and a turn toward the north-northwest is expected on Tuesday night
followed by a turn toward the north-northeast on Wednesday. On the
forecast track, the center will continue to move away from western
Cuba, and move over the eastern Gulf of Mexico over the next
48 hours.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Some strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the
depression is expected to become a tropical storm by Tuesday.

The minimum central pressure reported by a NOAA Hurricane Hunter
aircraft is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL: The depression is expected to produce additional rain
accumulations of 3 to 6 inches over western Cuba through Wednesday.
Isolated maximum storm-total amounts of 12 inches are possible over
western Cuba. These rains could cause life-threatening flash floods
and mud slides. Total rain accumulations of 3 to 7 inches are
possible over much of the Florida peninsula through Thursday.
Isolated maximum amounts of 10 inches are possible along the west
coast of Florida from Naples to Steinhatchee. This rainfall may
cause flooding and flash flooding.


NEXT ADVISORY
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Next complete advisory at 1100 PM EDT.

$$
Forecaster Pasch