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Sunday, October 28, 2007

Stay alert

From the Sun-Sentinel-

MIAMI - A tropical depression moved northwest across the Caribbean on Sunday, prompting storm warnings in Haiti and watches in Cuba and Jamaica, where it could bring more than 10 inches of rain, forecasters said.

The depression, the 16th of the Atlantic hurricane system, was on the verge of strengthening into a tropical storm, and would be named Noel, according to the National Hurricane Center.


At 11 a.m. EDT, the storm was located about 220 miles southwest of Santo Domingo and about 145 miles south of Port au Prince, according to the hurricane center. It was moving west-northwest near 6 mph. Maximum sustained winds were near 35 mph.

The depression was expected to continue moving to the northwest over the next 24 hours.
As you can see, the National Hurricane Center has the tropical depression veering to the east, but South Florida is very much in the cone of possibility. This storm will require watching over the next few days.

Also blogging about TD16- Rick at SOTP
Linked to- Bright & Early, Bullwinkle, The World According to Carl,


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