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Low Pressure System Strengthens into Tropical Depression 07L

11.4N 48.2W

August 10th, 2012 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Depression 07L – August 10th, 2012

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Tropical Depression 07L - August 10th, 2012 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Tropical Depression 07L

Tropical Depression Seven formed on August 9 from a tropical wave (click here for previous image), and is expected to strengthen to tropical storm status within 48 hours.

As of 5 p.m. AST (2100 UTC) August 10, Tropical Depression Seven is located within 30 nautical miles of 13.7°N 51.9°W, about 510 mi (825 km) east of Barbados. Maximum sustained winds are 30 knots (35 mph, 55 km/h), with stronger gusts. Minimum central pressure is 1009 mbar (hPa; 29.80 InHg), and the system is moving west at 21 kt (24 mph, 39 km/h).

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