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Tropical Depression BILL Advisory Number 13
 
Issued 15:00Z Jul 02, 2003
 
Advisory Selection
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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 13 FOR EXTRATROPICAL CYCLONE BILL
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER CAMP SPRINGS MD
11 AM EDT WED JUL 02 2003

...THE LOW ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL DEPRESSION BILL HAS BECOME
ATTACHED TO A FRONTAL ZONE...HEAVY RAINS CONTINUE... 

CURRENT WATCHES/WARNINGS...A TORNADO WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA ...FLOOD WATCHES HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR
NORTHWEST AND EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...SOUTHERN MARYLAND...
VIRGINIA...UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...GREENBRIER...MERCER...
MONROE...SUMMERS...COUNTIES IN WEST VIRGINIA...FLOOD WARNINGS
HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA...SAMPSON COUNTY
NORTH CAROLINA...GRAYSON...SMYTHE AND WYTHE... COUNTIES IN
VIRGINIA...OCMULGEE RIVER GEORGIA...UPPER ALABAMA RIVER
ALABAMA...BOGUE CHITTO AND PEARL RIVERS LOUISIANA.  

AT 11 AM EDT...15Z...THE CENTER OF BILL WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 
35.7 NORTH...83.4 WEST...20 MILES TO THE EAST OF KNOXVILLE
TENNESSEE.

BILL HAS BEEN MOVING NORTHEASTWARD NEAR 10 MPH OVER THE PAST 3
HOURS AND THE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE EAST-NORTHEAST TODAY. 

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE 15 MPH. THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE
IS 29.76 INCHES...1008 MB.

SELECTED TWO DAY STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN INCHES 
(THRU 10AM EDT)

LOCATION                     STORM TOTAL
========                     ===========
GAINESVILLE GA                4.24
ATLANTA GA                    3.68
PEACHTREE CITY GA             3.30
FORT BENNING GA               3.16
ROME GA                       3.09
CODEN AL                      6.78
BAY MINETTE AL                6.58
MOBILE AL                     6.29
GREENVILLE SC                 3.30
ANDERSON SC                   2.97
HICKORY REGIONAL NC           2.18
CHARLOTTE NC                  1.38
KNOXVILLE TN                  1.79
LYNCHBURG VA                  2.42
ROANOKE VA                    0.97




RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE EXPECTED TO ACCUMULATE OVER
REGIONS OF CAROLINAS ... VIRGINIA ...MARYLAND...AND DELAWARE
DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

REPEATING THE 11 AM EDT POSITION...35.7 NORTH...83.4
WEST...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH...MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR
10 MPH...MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 29.76 INCHES OR 1008 MB. 

THE NEXT ADVISORY ON EXTRATROPICAL CYCLONE BILL WILL BE ISSUED AT 
5 PM EDT.

SZATANEK