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Remnants of ALLISON Advisory Number 44
 
Issued 09:00Z Jun 16, 2001
 
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STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 44 FOR THE REMAINS OF "ALLISON" 
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
500 AM EDT SAT JUN 16 2001

THE SURFACE LOW ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMAINS OF "ALLISON" WAS
LOCATED IN EXTREME SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA NEAR 36.8N 76.2W...10 MILES SOUTH OF
NORFOLK VIRGINIA. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE 15 TO 20 MPH THROUGHOUT THE
NORTHERN OUTER BANKS OF NORTH CAROLINA AND ALONG THE COAST OF
SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA...AND 25 TO 30 MPH OFFSHORE WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
DIAMOND SHOALS LIGHT REPORTED A PEAK WIND OF 37 MPH AT 11 PM EDT. THE
ESTIMATED CENTRAL PRESSURE OF THE SYSTEM IS 1006 MB . . . OR 29.71 INCHES
OF MERCURY. AS IT PASSED OVER CHESAPEAKE VIRGINIA AT 3 AM EDT...THE
PRESSURE FELL TO AT LEAST 1006.7 MB...29.73 INCHES. THE SYSTEM HAS MOVED STEADILY
NORTH-NORTHEAST AT 6 MPH DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS...AND THIS MOTION
WILL CONTINUE TODAY WITH A BEND TOWARDS THE NORTHEAST TONIGHT. THIS
TRACK WOULD ALLOW THE CENTER TO EMERGE OFF THE COAST OF CAPE HENRY
EARLY THIS MORNING...PASS ACROSS THE LOWER CHESAPEAKE BAY LATE THIS
MORNING... THEN THROUGH THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE DELMARVA PENINSULA THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING BEFORE EMERGING INTO THE ATLANTIC SOUTH OF
OCEAN CITY MARYLAND LATE TONIGHT.
 
SINCE 8 AM EDT FRIDAY MORNING...DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES LOCAL
AMOUNTS UP TO 12 INCHES BETWEEN WOODLAND AND ASKEWVILLE IN NORTHEAST
NORTH CAROLINA AS MOST OF THE RAIN HAS FALLEN ON THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST
SIDE OF THE CENTER OVERNIGHT. OFFICIALS REPORTED EARLIER THAT AS MUCH AS
8.50 INCHES OF RAIN ON FRIDAY FELL NEAR ASKEWVILLE. THE FLOODING HAS
BECOME PROLONGED ACROSS BERTIE COUNTY NEAR AULANDER...WHERE MANY ROADS
WERE CLOSED AND SEVERAL HOMES EVACUATED DUE TO HIGH WATER. MANY
ROADS ARE IMPASSABLE AT SCOTLAND NECK IN HALIFAX COUNTY DUE TO
EXTENSIVE FLOODING. FLOODS NEAR KELLY IN BLADEN COUNTY WASHED
AWAY PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 210. 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. 
ADDITIONAL RAINS OF OVER FIVE INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN LOCALIZED AREAS WITHIN THE
EASTERN PORTION OF THE MID-ATLANTIC OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR HALIFAX COUNTY NORTH
CAROLINA UNTIL 10 AM EDT. RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR VARIOUS
STREAMS AND RIVERS THAT HAVE BEEN IN THE PATH OF ALLISON OVER THE
PAST TWELVE DAYS...FROM SOUTHEAST TEXAS EASTWARD ACROSS SOUTHERN
LOUISIANA INTO SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...THEN EAST-NORTHEAST ACROSS
SOUTHERN ALABAMA...GEORGIA... NORTH FLORIDA...AND SOUTH CAROLINA. A
FLASH FLOOD WATCH HAS RECENTLY BEEN HOISTED FOR EASTERN WEST
VIRGINIA...THE NORTHERN HALF OF VIRGINIA...THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA...AND MUCH OF
NORTHERN AND EASTERN MARYLAND. 

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES HAVE BEEN RAISED FROM MONTAUK POINT NEW
YORK SOUTH ALONG TO COAST TO SANDY HOOK NEW JERSEY DUE TO ROUGH SEAS
EXPECTED LATER TODAY. 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 20 HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS INCLUDE:

NORTH CAROLINA (THROUGH 4 AM EDT, IN INCHES)

AHOSKIE TRI COUNTY AP.................4.56
ROCKY MOUNT...........................2.99
ROANOKE RAPIDS........................2.39
EDENTON...............................1.64
WASHINGTON/WARREN FIELD AP............1.50 
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AFB...................1.06 THROUGH 10:55 PM
PITT-GREENVILLE AP....................1.03
ELIZABETH CITY........................0.46 

VIRGINIA (THROUGH 4 AM EDT, IN INCHES)

RICHMOND ASOS/GLEN ALLEN..............1.34
LOUISA COUNTY AP......................0.68
CHARLOTTESVILLE.......................0.67
RICHMOND AP/MONTROSE..................0.67
LYNCHBURG.............................0.63
DULLES AIRPORT/HERNDON................0.58
PETERSBURG............................0.47 

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

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