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Bret Downgraded to Tropical Wave and Tropical Storm Cindy

Bahamas, June 21, 2017 – Nassau – ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY FORECAST OFFICE SECTION

BRET DEGENERATES INTO A TROPICAL WAVE

AT 5PM, THE REMNANTS OF BRET WERE LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 12.0°NORTH AND LONGITUDE 67.3° WEST OR ABOUT 115 MILES EAST OF CURACAO.

THE REMNANTS ARE RAPIDLY MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 22 MPH AND THIS MOTION WILL CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT DAY OR SO.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

THESE WINDS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH SQUALLS TO THE NORTH OF THE CENTER.
THIS IS THE LAST NEXT NEWS ITEM ON THIS SYSTEM.

TROPICAL STORM CINDY MEANDERING OVER THE CENTRAL GULF. HEAVY RAINFALL COULD PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODING ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN GULF COAST

AT 5PM, THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM CINDY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 25.7°NORTH AND LONGITUDE 90.6° WEST OR ABOUT 280 MILES SOUTH OF THE MORGAN CITY, LOUISIANA.

CINDY HAS BEEN NEARLY STATIONARY FOR THE PAST SEVERAL HOURS, BUT A NORTHWESTWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED TO RESUME TONIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH- NORTHWEST AND THEN TOWARD THE NORTH IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND EARLY THURSDAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK, THE CENTER OF CINDY WILL APPROACH THE COAST OF SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS LATE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT, AND MOVE INLAND OVER SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS ON THURSDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
SOME SLIGHT STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

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