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Remnants of ALLISON Advisory Number 50
 
Issued 21:00Z Jun 17, 2001
 
Advisory Selection
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STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 50 FOR THE REMAINS OF "ALLISON" 
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
500 PM EDT SUN JUN 17 2001

REMAINS OF "ALLISON" THROWING ONE LAST PUNCH AT NEW ENGLAND...

AT 400 PM EST...THE SURFACE LOW ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMAINS OF
"ALLISON" WAS LOCATED NEAR 40.0N 72.0W...ABOUT 70 MILES SOUTH OF MONTAUK POINT,
LONG ISLAND.  THE ESTIMATED CENTRAL PRESSURE OF THE SYSTEM HAS RISEN
A BIT DURING THE PAST 6 HOURS...TO 1005 MB...OR 29.68 INCHES OF MERCURY. 
WINDS NORTH OF THE CENTER HAVE BEEN AVERAGING 10 TO 20 MPH DURING
THE PAST FEW HOURS...WITH ONE OFFSHORE REPORT OF A WIND GUST TO 38 MPH
SOUTH OF LONG ISLAND.  THE CIRCULATION CENTER OF THIS SYSTEM APPEARS
TO BE WEAKENING BUT CAN STILL BE IDENTIFIED ON ANIMATED SATELLITE AND
RADAR IMAGERY.  NEVERTHELESS..."ALLISON'S" REMNANTS WILL CONTINUE
SPREADING VERY HEAVY RAINS NORTHWARD ACROSS EASTERN LONG ISLAND AND
SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND...AFTER ALREADY DOUSING MUCH OF THE MID ATLANTIC
EARLIER TODAY.  DURING THE PAST 6 HOURS...THE CENTER OF THIS SYSTEM HAS MOVED
EAST-NORTHEASTWARD AND CONTINUES TO GAIN SPEED...NOW MOVING AT
ALMOST 20 MPH.  IF THIS TREND CONTINUES...THIS SURFACE LOW AND
ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT SHOULD FINISH TRANSITING NEW ENGLAND BY
MORNING...FINALLY TAKING ALL OF ITS COPIOUS RAINS OFFSHORE.

6-HOUR DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES PLACE THE MOST RAINFALL IN A BAND
RUNNING FROM LONG ISLAND...THROUGH EASTERN CONNECTICUT...AND INTO
MASSACHUSETTS.  WITHIN THIS BAND...AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES HAVE
FALLEN.  DURING THIS EVENING...HEAVY RAINS WILL CLEAR LONG ISLAND...BUT STILL
PESTER SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND...AND PORTIONS OF COASTAL MAINE.  SOME
LOCATIONS ALONG THE PATH OF THIS SYSTEM CAN EXPECT RAINFALL RATES
OF UP TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR...WITH ISOLATED RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4
INCHES OR MORE.

THERE ARE NO FLASH FLOOD WATCHES CURRENTLY IN EFFECT IN THE
AFFECTED AREA...HOWEVER...FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE POSTED FOR PARTS OF
CONNECTICUT AND RHODE ISLAND.


SELECTED 6 HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS INCLUDE:


NEW JERSEY (THROUGH 2 PM EDT, IN INCHES)

BELMAR/FARMDALE.......................2.93 
WILDWOOD..............................1.61                             

NEW YORK (THROUGH 2 PM EDT, IN INCHES)

ISLIP.................................2.51
WELLSVILLE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT..........2.39
BROOKHAVEN AIRPORT....................2.34
JFK AIRPORT...........................2.16 

CONNECTICUT (THROUGH 2 PM EDT, IN INCHES)

WILLIMANTIC...........................3.07
HARTFORD/BRAINERD.....................2.04

RHODE ISLAND (THROUGH 2 PM EDT, IN INCHES)

PAWTUCKET.............................1.50

MASSACHUSETTS (THROUGH 2 PM EDT, IN INCHES)

FITCHBURG.............................2.11
BEDFORD/HANSCOM FIELD.................1.79
 

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

MCELROY/FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH