Tropical Depression #7 growing stronger this weekend

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Here is the latest from the National Hurricane Center:

 TROPICAL DEPRESSION SEVEN  
FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER 2 
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL072021 
2100 UTC FRI AUG 13 2021 
 
CHANGES IN WATCHES AND WARNINGS WITH THIS ADVISORY... 
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 
AND PUERTO RICO...INCLUDING VIEQUES AND CULEBRA. 
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM 
WATCH FOR ANGUILLA AND THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS. 
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF FRANCE HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WATCH FOR ST. 
MARTIN AND ST. BARTHELEMY. 
 
THE GOVERNMENT OF SINT MAARTEN HAS ISSUED A TROPICAL STORM WATCH 
FOR SINT MAARTEN. 
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT... 
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR... 
* ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA...ANGUILLA...ST. KITTS AND NEVIS...AND 
MONTSERRAT 
* SABA AND SINT EUSTATIUS 
* SINT MAARTEN 
* ST. MARTIN AND ST. BARTHELEMY 
* BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 
* U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 
* PUERTO RICO...INCLUDING VIEQUES AND CULEBRA 
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH MEANS THAT TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE 
POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA...GENERALLY WITHIN 48 HOURS. 
 
INTERESTS ELSEWHERE IN THE LEEWARD ISLANDS...AS WELL AS THE 
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC...SHOULD MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM. 
ADDITIONAL WATCHES AND WARNINGS WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR THESE 
AREAS TONIGHT OR ON SATURDAY. 
 
TROPICAL DEPRESSION CENTER LOCATED NEAR 15.4N 51.8W AT 13/2100Z 
POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN 30 NM 
 
PRESENT MOVEMENT TOWARD THE WEST OR 275 DEGREES AT 19 KT 
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 1010 MB 
MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT WITH GUSTS TO 40 KT. 
WINDS AND SEAS VARY GREATLY IN EACH QUADRANT. RADII IN NAUTICAL 
MILES ARE THE LARGEST RADII EXPECTED ANYWHERE IN THAT QUADRANT. 

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