Bret Strengthening and TD#4 moving
09:18 AM EDT - 20 August 1999
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Short morning update:
Bret continues to linger in the Bay of Campeche gaining strength in lieu of the fact that Tropical Storm warnings remain in effect for most of the east coast of Mexico. The pressure has been dropping and the winds have gone up. The fact that it continues to stall is bothersome as well. Folks in the area, of course, should be vigilant.
TD#4 has maintained itself, or actually moved itself a little south. Some models that tended to turn it northward sooner are now backing off from that, so we may still have a long west tracker out of it.
In short, not too much of a change from yesterday.
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For more information on TD#4 see the Current Storm Spotlight for TD#4.
For more information on BRET see the Current Storm Spotlight for Bret.
Some Forecast models: (NGM, AVN, MRF, ECMWF, ETA)
DoD weather models (NOGAPS, AVN, MRF)
Weather Channel Caribbean Sat Image
Intellicast Caribbean IR Loop
Intellicast Atlantic IR Loop
More Sat images: [N.A. visible] (visible) [N.A. infrared] (infrared), and [N.A. water vapor] (water vapor)--Nasa source.