(Senior Storm Chaser)
Tue Jul 20 2010 10:28 PM
Re: 97L


I'm seeing a lot more rotation in the sat. presentation. and a big blog of convection where the center would be. Also starting to see outflow developing on the west side which tells me shear is decreasing

Satellite presentation is indeed indicative of a tropical depression at present, in my opinion.

Having said that, I don't think the NHC will pull the trigger until we have visible satellite confirmation, surface observations, or recon confirmation of a LLC. Also, radar imagery from San Juan doesn't confirm the LLC that appears to exist on the satellite loop.

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