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Remnants of ALLISON Advisory Number 43
 
Issued 03:00Z Jun 16, 2001
 
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STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 43 FOR THE REMAINS OF "ALLISON" 
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
1100 PM EDT FRI JUN 15 2001

THE SURFACE LOW ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMAINS OF "ALLISON" WAS
LOCATED IN EXTREME NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA OVER NEAR 36.3N 76.4W...OR 40 MILES
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF NORFOLK VIRGINIA. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE
15 TO 20 MPH THROUGHOUT THE OUTER BANKS OF NORTH CAROLINA AND THE COAST
OF SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA...WITH 25 TO 30 MPH WINDS JUST OFFSHORE. DIAMOND
SHOALS LIGHT REPORTED A PEAK WIND OF 33 MPH AT 7 PM EDT. THE
ESTIMATED CENTRAL PRESSURE OF THE SYSTEM WAS 1007 MB . . . OR 29.74 INCHES OF
MERCURY. THE CENTER PASSED JUST WEST OF EDENTON AT 5:40 PM EDT WHEN
THEIR PRESSURE BOTTOMED OUT AT 1006.7 MB... 29.73 INCHES. THE SYSTEM HAS
MOVED NORTH-NORTHEAST AT 5 MPH DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS. A
CONTINUATION OF THIS TRACK WOULD CAUSE THE CENTER TO PASS OVER
NORFOLK VIRGINIA AROUND SUNRISE SATURDAY...THEN ALONG THE EASTERN
SHORE OF THE DELMARVA PENINSULA SATURDAY AFTERNOON.    

SINCE 8 AM THIS MORNING...DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES LOCAL AMOUNTS OF 8
INCHES ALONG ITS MAIN INFLOW BAND IN SOUTHEASTERN NORTH
CAROLINA...WITH ADDITIONAL MAXIMA OF 8 INCHES IN NORTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA IN THE
VICINITY OF THE CENTER OF THE LOW. OFFICIALS REPORTED AS MUCH AS 8.50
INCHES OF RAIN FELL TODAY NEAR ASKEWVILLE. ACROSS VIRGINIA...A
MAXIMUM OF FOUR INCHES OF RAIN WERE ESTIMATED BETWEEN BLACKSTONE AND BON AIR.
LESS THAN ONE-HALF INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN NORTH OF THE POTOMAC
RIVER THUS FAR. THUNDERSTORMS BECAME SEVERE IN ITS MAIN INFLOW BAND
SOUTH OF THE CENTER EARLY THIS EVENING WHEN HAIL AS BIG AS GOLFBALLS DOWNED
TREE LIMBS IN CHERRY GROVE NORTH CAROLINA AT 6:25 PM EDT. A TORNADO MAY
HAVE TOUCHED DOWN FOR SEVERAL MILES ACROSS HENRICO COUNTY AT 4:45 PM EDT
ACCORDING TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS...DOWNING TREES AND
LIMBS. A STORM SURVEY IS EXPECTED TO BE CONDUCTED BY THE WAKEFIELD
OFFICE TO DETERMINE WHETHER IT WAS A STRAIGHT-LINE WIND EVENT OR A
TORNADO. 

FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS HAVE BEEN IN EFFECT ACROSS EASTERN NORTH
CAROLINA TONIGHT. FLOODED ROADS HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN THE TOWNS OF
ASKEWVILLE...SCOTLAND NECK...HOBGOOD...PALMYRA...AND ST. PAULS. IN A
FEW CASES...WATERS HAD FLOODED INTO CARS AND HOMES.  A FLOOD WATCH
REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.  

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT FROM SANDY HOOK NEW JERSEY
SOUTHWARD THROUGH DELAWARE BAY...THE CHESAPEAKE SOUTH OF NEW
POINT COMFORT...PAMLICO AND ALBEMARLE SOUNDS...TO SURF CITY NORTH
CAROLINA. 
     
SELECTED 12 HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS INCLUDE:

NORTH CAROLINA (THROUGH 8 PM EDT, IN INCHES)

NEAR ASKEWVILLE.......................8.50
ROCKY MOUNT...........................2.82
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AFB...................1.06
ROANOKE RAPIDS........................0.78
PITT-GREENVILLE AP....................0.56

VIRGINIA (THROUGH 8 PM EDT, IN INCHES)

RICHMOND ASOS/GLEN ALLEN..............1.32
CHARLOTTESVILLE.......................0.66
RICHMOND AP/MONTROSE..................0.66
LYNCHBURG.............................0.63
DULLES AIRPORT/HERNDON................0.58   

THE NEXT STORM SUMMARY WILL BE ISSUED AT 5 AM EDT SATURDAY. 

ROTH / FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH