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#1 CZMFan

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Posted 01 August 2012 - 08:52 PM

Looks like this one could be headed right for Cozumel sometime next week which is when we plan on being there; let's hope the storm falls apart!

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#2 Coz2wonder

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Posted 02 August 2012 - 06:48 AM

and it also looks from the models it could go anywhere...

We will not know anything until next week, IF we need to be concerned.

This was the expected development from Invest 99L...TIS THE SEASON.

Unless you see the whites of OUR eyes, it is not an issue.

Update: Jeff Masters, 10:04 am
"A disheveled Tropical Depression Five is clinging to life in the face of stiff wind shear and dry air, as the storm heads towards the Lesser Antilles Islands with a forward speed of 20 mph. The depression is very ragged looking on visible satellite loops. The depression has only a small area of heavy thunderstorms, which are on the south side of the center due to high wind shear and dry air on the northern side of the storm. Wind shear over TD 5 is at the moderate level, 15 - 20 knots. Water vapor satellite loops show that TD 5 is at the southern edge of a large area of dry air. Wind shear due to strong upper level winds from the west is driving this dry air into the core of the storm, disrupting it..."
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Posted 04 August 2012 - 03:21 PM

until Monday or Tues, we will find out if this is an event, or non event.

I am using this as a dry run...everything is topped off, and stocked.

Follow Jeff Masters for info at: http://www.wunderground.com/tropical/
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