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Tropical Depression BARRY Advisory Number 21
 
Issued 09:00Z Aug 07, 2001
 
Advisory Selection
View advisory number:  22   21   20   19   

STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 21 FOR T.D. "BARRY"
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
400 AM CDT TUE AUG 07 2001

AT 300 AM CDT THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION BARRY WAS LOCATED
NEAR 34.1N 89.0W...OR APPROXIMATELY 20 MILES SOUTHWEST OF TUPELO
MISSISSIPPI.  THE CENTER OF THE SYSTEM HAS BEEN MOVING TO THE NORTH-
NORTHWEST AT ABOUT 9 MPH OVER THE PAST 6 HOURS.  THE SYSTEM IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE ON THIS TRACK OVER THE NEXT 6 HOURS...BRINGING
IT NEAR THE ARKANSAS...TENNESSEE...AND MISSISSIPPI BORDER LATER THIS
MORNING.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR THE CENTER ARE BETWEEN 10
AND 15 MPH.  THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE HAS REMAINED STEADY AT
1015 MB...29.97 INCHES. 

FLOOD WARNINGS HAVE BEEN POSTED FOR SOUTHERN LEON AND
NORTHWESTERN WAKULLA COUNTIES IN FLORIDA UNTIL 8 AM EDT.   MINOR
FLOODING WAS REPORTED ALONG THE ST. MARKS RIVER NORTH OF NEWPORT 
IN WAKULLA COUNTY.  A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM
EDT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...AS WELL
AS PARTS OF NORTHERN FLORIDA AND THE EASTERN PANHANDLE.  AN URBAN
AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR JEFFERSON AND
SHELBY COUNTIES IN CENTRAL ALABAMA...THIS INCLUDES THE BIRMINGHAM
METROPOLITAN AREA.

DOPPLER RADAR IS CURRENTLY INDICATING A FEW SCATTERED AREAS OF
PRECIPITATION NORTH AND EAST OF THE LOWS CENTER OVER NORTHERN
MISSISSIPPI...WESTERN TENNESSEE...CENTRAL ALABAMA AND THE WESTERN
FLORIDA PANHANDLE.

SELECTED 12 HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNTS INCLUDE:

FLORIDA (THROUGH 1 AM CDT, IN INCHES)

TALLAHASSEE.....................2.78

ALABAMA (THROUGH 1 AM CDT, IN INCHES)

SHELBY COUNTY AIRPORT...........1.76
BIRMINGHAM......................1.16
TROY............................0.61
TUSCALOOSA......................0.52
MOBILE..........................0.43
MUSCLE SHOALS...................0.32

MISSISSIPPI (THROUGH 1 AM CDT, IN INCHES)

TUPELO..........................0.73
JACKSON.........................0.77
GULFPORT........................0.24

LOUISIANA (THROUGH 1 AM CDT, INCHES)

NEW ORLEANS/LAKEFRONT...........0.37

AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...CAN BE
EXPECTED TO THE RIGHT OF THE TRACK OVER SOUTHWESTERN TENNESSEE...
NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI...ALABAMA...AND THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE
OVER THE NEXT 6 HOURS.                       

THE NEXT STORM SUMMARY ON BARRY WILL BE ISSUED AT 10 AM CDT.

PEREIRA/FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH