Tropical Depression Three Dissipates Earlier Than Expected

At 10:00 am, the remnants of TD3 were located near latitude 29.0 North, longitude 80.0 West, or approximately 60 miles east-southeast of Daytona Beach, Florida. The remnants are moving toward the north near 17 MPH. A turn toward the north-northeast is expected later today. Maximum sustained winds are near 35 MPH with higher gusts. The remnants are expected to continue producing gusty winds through tonight. The estimated minimum central pressure is 1014 MB (29.95 inches).

Recent surface observations and data from an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft indicate that the depression has degenerated into a trough of low pressure. Although the plane found a weak closed circulation near the northwestern edge of the convection earlier this morning, the last pass through that area has shown light southwesterly winds and no evidence of a surface circulation. As a result, this will be the final advisory on this system. Data from the aircraft indicate that the system is still producing winds of around 30 knots, and this remains the initial intensity. The system is likely to continue producing gusty winds through tonight.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible across the northwest Bahamas today.

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