Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Tropical Storm Chris

We've made it to #3, but a weatherman (noon weather) expects it to fizzle because of the high it's headed toward.  Here's a report.  (Thanks, Lloyd!)

WTNT23 KNHC 010254
TCMAT3
TROPICAL DEPRESSION THREE FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER   1
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL032006
0300 UTC TUE AUG 01 2006

AT 11 PM AST...0300Z...THE GOVERNMENTS OF FRANCE AND THE NETHERLANDS
ANTILLES HAVE ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR THE ISLANDS OF
SABA...ST. EUSTATIUS...ST. MAARTEN/ST. MARTIN AND ST. BARTHELEMY. A
TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...IN THIS CASE WITHIN THE NEXT 12 TO
24 HOURS. 

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING WITH LITTLE ADVANCE NOTICE COULD BE
REQUIRED FOR ANTIGUA...BARBUDA...ANGUILLA...ST. KITTS...
NEVIS...AND THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.

TROPICAL DEPRESSION CENTER LOCATED NEAR 16.6N  59.4W AT 01/0300Z
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN  30 NM

PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST OR 295 DEGREES AT 14 KT

For more news about hurricanes:

NASA Science News for July 26, 2006 1:00:00 PM

Where do hurricanes come from? Researchers are
flying across the Atlantic to catch the mighty
storms in the act of being born. The data they
collect could lead to better forecasting and a
deeper understanding of hurricanes.

FULL STORY at

http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2006/26jul_namma.htm?list55203

(Thanks, Lloyd)

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