Tropical Storm Nicole

September 28, 2010 by · Comments Off on Tropical Storm Nicole 

Tropical Storm Nicole, Much of southern Florida was placed under a tropical storm warning Tuesday as a growing gathered enough for the National Hurricane Center to designate depression No. 16.

Expected to cross Cuba during the night, probably as a tropical storm Nicole, and be somewhere outside or in Miami-Dade and Broward coast in the afternoon.

At 11 hours, said central depression with maximum winds of 35 kilometers per hour, was about 390 miles south-southwest of Miami. It was moving northeast at 10 kilometers per hour.

With little time for development, forecasters expected the system to remain at tropical storm strength, but depression is still a major flooding threat. Is expected to bring a maximum of five to 10 inches of rain on Cuba, the Cayman Islands and Jamaica, with as much as 20 inches in isolated spots. The outlook for South Florida and the Florida Keys was four to eight inches.