NEMO ADVISORY No. 1

Monday, June 17th, 2013

TROPICAL DEPRESSION NO. TWO

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TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS APPROACHING COAST OF BELIZE

LOCATION…16.2N 87.6W ABOUT 60 MI…95 KM E OF MONKEY RIVER VILLAGE, BELIZE

AT  9 AM THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION TWO WAS ESTIMATED NEAR LATITUDE 16.2 NORTH, LONGITUDE 87.6 WEST.  THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST  NORTHWEST NEAR 13 MPH. THIS GENERAL MOTION WITH SOME DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

 

THE CENTER OF THE DEPRESSION WILL MOVE INLAND OVER SOUTHERN BELIZE THIS AFTERNOON.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS LIKELY BEFORE LANDFALL.

THE BOOM CREEK ROAD IN THE TOLEDO DISTRICT IS UNDER 4 FEET OF WATER AND IS IMPASSABLE AT THIS TIME. PERSONS LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS  ACROSS THE COUNTRY  ARE ADVISED TO BE ON THE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOODING IN YOUR AREAS AS THE SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS BELIZE. MOTORISTS ARE ALSO ADVISED TO EXERCISE

EXTREME CAUTION WHEN DRIVING ON THE HIGHWAYS AND SECONDARY ROADS.

 

NEMO CONTINUES TO MONITOR THE SYSTEM. STAY TUNED TO YOUR LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS FOR FURTHER ADVISORIES FROM NEMO AND THE NATIONAL METEOROLOGY SERVICE.

 

 

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