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Tropical depression Melissa weakens to a tropical depression
Tropical Depression Melissa advisory number 9 National Hurricane Center Miami Fl 1100 am Sun Sep 30 2007.

Melissa weakens to a tropical depression

At 1100 am ast 1500z the center of tropical depression Melissa was located near latitude 16.1 north, longitude 32.6 west or about 570 miles-920 km west of the Cape Verde Islands.

The depression is moving toward the west-northwest near 13 mph-20 km/hr and this motion is expected to continue during the next 24 hours.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 30 mph-45 km/hr with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 24 hours.

Estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb-29.74 inches.

The next advisory will be issued by the National Hurricane Center at 500 pm ast.

Source: National Hurrican Center: Forecaster Brown

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