First Tropical Depression of 2006 Forms
Saturday, June 10, 2006
Near the western tip of Cuba, a poorly organized has formed, the first of the 2006 tropical storm season in the .
The thundershowers and torrential rain lie east of the center. However, over the weekend, if persistentdevelops closer to the center of circulation, the tropical depression could become Tropical Storm Alberto.
This is the first T.D. of the. Some of the rain will hit the north-eastern part of the , but the bulk of the heaviest rain will remain east of the tropical depression over the western half of Cuba where 10 to 30 inches are possible by early Monday.
Deadly Florida and could become a good source of drought relief for much of the state.and are possible. picked up 22.7 inches of rain in the last 24 hours. From Sunday into Tuesday, the heavy rain will hit
In the Mexico. Any thunderstorms over land could produce flooding and mudslides in the higher elevations. Slow development of a off the coast of Guatemala is possible over the next few days as it heads northwestward to along the southern Mexican shores., clusters of thunderstorms extend westward from to just south of
- M. Ressler, Meteorologist, The Weather Channel. "Hurricane Central: Today's Outlook" — , June 10, 2006
- Knabb. "National Hurricane Center Public Advisory" — , June 10, 2006