Tropical Depression Six Shows Signs of Organization

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Monday, September 4, 2006

An advisory has been issued for Tropical Depression "Six" by the National Hurricane Center. The storm is currently located about 1165 miles East of the Lesser Antilles in the North Atlantic and estimated to be near latitude 16.9 North, Longitude 43.8 West. This depression is moving toward the Northwest at 12 MPH and is expected to continue for the next 24 hours. No major change in strength is expected in the next 24 hours while winds are close to 35 MPH with higher gusts. The depression is a little disorganized according to the National Hurricane Center and showers and thunderstorms are still showing signs of organization within a large circulation. The depression may become a tropical storm later today or tonight.