Tropical Depression Bonnie 7/24/2010 4:00pm

Colleagues, FORECAST: Pretty much as forecast except a bit weaker. Bonnie will came ashore at the mouth of the Mississippi around midnight, but really more as a collection of thunderstorms. Not even much wind and furry, although some oil may be driven on shore. Tides will be about a max of 2 feet above normal. The gulf should be returning to normal even now or by tomorrow with some operations delayed until Monday. This will be the last forecast on Bonnie. She was too week to deal with the wind shear aloft and just could not get any organization after leaving south Florida, which did benefit from the rainfall, by the way.

DISCUSSION: Pretty much as Forecast

NEXT FORECAST: When the next significant storm develops.

Peter Ray

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