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Remnants of ALLISON Advisory Number 36
 
Issued 09:00Z Jun 14, 2001
 
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STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 36 FOR THE REMAINS OF "ALLISON" 
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
500 AM EDT THU JUN 14 2001

AT 4 AM EDT...THE SURFACE LOW ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMAINS OF
"ALLISON" WAS LOCATED NEAR 34.6N 77.8W...OR JUST NORTH OF WILMINGTON, NORTH
CAROLINA.  THE SYSTEM HAS DECREASED ITS MOVEMENT TO THE
EAST-NORTHEAST TO ABOUT 6 TO 7 MPH.  A CONTINUED SLOW DRIFT TO THE EAST-NORTHEAST IS
ANTICIPATED OVER THE NEXT 6 HOURS.  THE ESTIMATED CENTRAL PRESSURE
HAS REMAINED STEADY OVER THE PAST 6 HOURS AT 1007 MB.  SUSTAINED WINDS
NEAR THE CENTER ARE BETWEEN 15 AND 20 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS ALONG THE
COAST.  EARLIER TONIGHT...DURING THE PASSAGE OF A LINE OF
THUNDERSTORMS...CAPE LOOKOUT, NORTH CAROLINA REPORTED A WIND GUST
OF 61 MPH.

THIS SYSTEM CONTINUES TO PRODUCE EXCESSIVE RAINFALL AMOUNTS ALONG
ITS PATH.  YESTERDAY...JUST EAST OF COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA...A LOCAL FIRE
DEPARTMENT REPORTED AT LEAST 12 INCHES OF RAIN AFTER FINDING THEIR 12
INCH RAIN GAUGE HAD FILLED TO CAPACITY AND OVERFLOWED WITHIN A 14
HOUR PERIOD.

DOPPLER RADAR IS INDICATING THAT MUCH OF THE CONVECTIVE RAINFALL
BANDING ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM IS NOW OUT OVER THE ATLANTIC
WATERS...WITH SOME BANDING DRIFTING NORTHWARD OVER PAMLICO SOUND. 
MORE HEAVY CONVECTIVE BANDING IS FORECASTED TO DEVELOP TO THE
NORTH OF THE LOW LATER TODAY...SPREADING A SWATH OF 3 TO 4 INCHES...WITH
LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS...OF RAINFALL ACROSS THE NORTHERN COASTAL
PLAIN OF NORTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA...DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS.

WHILE THE PRIMARY THREAT FROM THIS SYSTEM CONTINUES TO BE HEAVY
RAINFALL AMOUNTS...THERE HAS ALSO BEEN THE THREAT OF STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AS WELL.  LAST NIGHT...QUARTER SIZED HAIL ALONG WITH
WIND GUSTS EXCEEDING 50 MPH WERE REPORTED IN MOUNTAIN REST, SOUTH
CAROLINA.  QUARTER SIZED HAIL WAS ALSO REPORTED JUST WEST OF LANDRUM, SOUTH
CAROLINA.  IN ANDERSON, SOUTH CAROLINA...QUARTER SIZED HAIL WAS
REPORTED OUTSIDE OF TOWN...WHILE REPORTS OF DOWNED TREES THE SIZE OF
TELEPHONE POLES WERE REPORTED IN TOWN.  SEVERAL OTHER REPORTS OF DOWNED
TREES AND POWER LINES DUE TO HIGH WINDS WERE RECEIVED FROM LOCATIONS
SUCH AS...EDGEMORE, SOUTH CAROLINA...CARNESVILLE, GEORGIA...SALISBURY,
NORTH CAROLINA...LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA...COLUMBUS, NORTH CAROLINA...AND
NORTHWEST OF SPARTENBURG, SOUTH CAROLINA.

WITH STRONG ONSHORE WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS FORECASTED...BEACH
GOERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE DANGEROUS THREAT OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG 
THE CRYSTAL COAST AND OUTER BANKS OF NORTH CAROLINA. 

WHILE ALL FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ACROSS THE CAROLINAS HAVE BEEN
ALLOWED TO EXPIRE...FLASH FLOOD WATCHES REMAIN POSTED THROUGH THURSDAY
AFTERNOON FOR MOST OF THE COUNTIES IN THE SOUTHEASTERN COASTAL
PLAIN OF NORTH CAROLINA.  WITH THE DECREASED THREAT OF EXCESSIVE RAIN TO
THE SOUTH AND WEST...FLASH FLOOD WATCHES FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
AND NORTHEASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.

SELECTED 12 HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS INCLUDE:

SOUTH CAROLINA (THROUGH 2 AM EDT, IN INCHES)

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE...................0.89
CLEMSON...............................0.76
CHARLESTON............................0.50

NORTH CAROLINA (THROUGH 2 AM EDT, IN INCHES)

BEAUFORT..............................1.82
SOUTHERN PINES........................1.30
FAYETTEVILLE..........................0.96
CHERRY POINT..........................0.79
LUMBERTON.............................0.79
POPE AIR FORCE BASE...................0.75
JACKSONVILLE..........................0.71

THE NEXT STORM SUMMARY WILL BE ISSUED AT 11 AM EDT.

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