Tropical Depression Diminishes
UPDATED 11 AM EDT, July 23, 2014
UPDATED By WeatherBug Sr. Meteorologist, James West
The season`s second tropical depression has weakened and is now just a cluster of thunderstorms. It will bring a few showers and gusty winds to the Lesser Antilles.
As of 11 a.m. AST, the remnants of Tropical Depression 2 was located at 14.0 N, 56.0 W, or 365 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles or about 1,770 miles east-southeast of Miami. Maximum sustained winds are 35 mph and it is moving to the west at 25 mph. Its current central pressure is 1012 millibars, or 29.89 inches of mercury.
The Atlantic Tropical season traditionally starts off slowly, with the peak of the season occurring in early September. Now is the time for residents that live near the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean to review their hurricane plans and to double-check their hurricane safety kits to make sure it is stocked with all of the essentials.
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