Hurricane Condition Report from Gulf of Mexico
Friday, August 16, 2013
Photo: NOAA

It has been informed by the Louisiana Maritime Association that Disturbance 33 has become less organized during overnight hour. All of the showers and storms that were present yesterday dissipated.

The disturbance is located near the eastern Yucatan Peninsula and is moving to the northwest near 13 mph. A turn to the north is expected during the next 24 hours. As forecasted, the main part of the disturbance will move toward the northern Gulf Coast by Saturday or Sunday, bringing heavy rainfall to the southeast United States, and could remain to the south in the Bay of Campeche.

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