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Tropical Depression BILL Advisory Number 10
 
Issued 21:00Z Jul 01, 2003
 
Advisory Selection
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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 10 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION BILL
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER CAMP SPRINGS MD
4PM CDT TUE JUL 01 2003

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION BILL TRACKING INTO SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN
REGION...LOSING TROPICAL CHARACTER...

CURRENT WATCHES/WARNINGS...FLASH FLOOD WATCHES HAVE BEEN ISSUED
FOR...WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...NORTHEASTERN GEORGIA...UPSTATE
SOUTH CAROLINA...NORTH CAROLINA PIEDMONT...SOUTHERN VIRGINIA AND
SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA. FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED
FOR...PEACHTREE...PROCTOR...AND NANCY CREEKS IN FULTON COUNTY
GEORGIA...THE BANNISTER RIVER BASIN IN HALIFAX COUNTY
VIRGINIA...THE FRENCH BROAD AND PIGEON RIVERS IN EASTERN
TENNESSEE. A FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED ALONG THE FISH RIVER
IN ALABAMA.  

AT 4PM CDT...21Z...THE CENTER OF BILL WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 
33.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 87.1 WEST...NEAR THE TOWN OF SIPSEY...OR
60 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF HUNTSVILLE ALABAMA.

BILL HAS BEEN MOVING NORTHEAST NEAR 16 MPH OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS
AND A TURN TO THE EAST-NORTHEAST IS EXPECTED BY WEDNESDAY. 

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH. 
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 29.76 INCHES OR 1008 MB.

SELECTED THREE DAY STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN INCHES 
(THRU 1PM CDT)

LOCATION                      STORM TOTAL
========                      ===========
MANDEVILLE LAKEFRONT LA       9.22
HAMMOND LA                    8.40
SLIDELL LA                    7.05
NEW ORLEANS LAKESIDE LA       6.62
NEW ORLEANS INTL ARPT LA      5.54
BATON ROUGE LA                1.84
PASCAGOULA MS                 8.85
D'IBERVILLE MS                5.64
GULFPORT MS                   4.56
BAY ST LOUIS MS               4.03
ROBERTSDALE AL                7.46
DAUPHIN ISLAND AL             6.80
GREENVILLE AL                 3.60
MONTGOMERY AL                 3.59
NAVY PENSACOLA FL             9.80
CRESTVIEW FL                  5.44
ATLANTA GA                    2.46
SAVANNAH GA                   1.11
KNOXVILLE TN                  1.07
ASHEVILLE SC                  1.03

RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES ARE EXPECTED TO ACCUMULATE OVER
REGIONS OF ALABAMA...GEORGIA...AND THE WESTERN CAROLINAS DURING
THE NEXT 24 HOURS WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THESE
RAINS WILL CONTINUE TO MIGRATE NORTHEASTWARD FARTHER INTO CENTRAL
APPALACHIANS AND THE CAROLINAS. 

REPEATING THE 4PM CDT POSITION...33.8 NORTH...87.1 WEST...NEAR
THE TOWN OF SIPSEY...OR 60 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF HUNTSVILLE
ALABAMA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 16 MPH...MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS
NEAR 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH...MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS
29.76 INCHES OR 1008 MB. 

THE NEXT ADVISORY ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION BILL WILL BE ISSUED AT
10PM CDT.

SZATANEK/HILDERBRAND