Saturday, September 15, 2007

Tropical Storm Ingrid Forms

Atlantic Tropical Storm
Tropical Depression Ingrid Advisory Number 13

Issued at: 10:31 AM AST 9/15/07 (gateway).

Hostile winds aloft taking a toll on ingrid, reduced to a tropical depression with a few squalls,

At 1100 am ast, 1500z, the center of tropical depression ingrid was located near latitude 16.4 north, longitude 53.7 west or about 510 miles, 820 km, east of the lesser antilles.

The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 10 mph, 16 km/hr. A gradual turn to the northwest should begin in a day or so.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 35 mph, 55 km/hr, with higher gusts. Additional weakening is anticipated during the next 24 hours.

Estimated minimum central pressure is 1006 mb, 29.71 inches.

Repeating the 1100 am ast position, 16.4 n, 53.7 w. Movement toward, west-northwest near 10 mph. Maximum sustained winds, 35 mph. Minimum central pressure, 1006 mb.

The next advisory will be issued by the national hurricane center at 500 pm ast.

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