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Tropical Depression BILL Advisory Number 14
 
Issued 21:00Z Jul 02, 2003
 
Advisory Selection
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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 14 FOR EXTRATROPICAL CYCLONE BILL
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER CAMP SPRINGS MD
5 PM EDT WED JUL 02 2003

...THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION BILL CONTINUE TO TRACK
NORTHEASTWARD...SEVERE WEATHER PERSISTS... 

CURRENT WATCHES/WARNINGS...A TORNADO WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA ...FLOOD WATCHES HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR 
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA... CENTRAL MARYLAND...NORTHERN
VIRGINIA...EASTERN WEST VIRGINIA...A FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN
ISSUED FOR GREENE AND MADISON COUNTIES IN VIRGINIA.

AT 5 PM EDT...21Z...THE SURFACE LOW OF BILL WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE  35.5 NORTH...81.7 WEST...RUTHERFORDTON NORTH
CAROLINA...OR 170 MILES TO THE SOUTHWEST OF RALEIGH NORTH
CAROLINA.

BILL HAS BEEN MOVING NORTHEASTWARD NEAR 16 MPH OVER THE PAST 3
HOURS AND THE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST-
NORTHEAST TONIGHT. 

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

SELECTED 6 HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN INCHES 
VALID 12Z THRU 18Z (8 AM THRU 2 PM EDT)

LOCATION                     STORM TOTAL
========                     ===========
JACKSONVILLE NC               4.09
LUMBERTON AIRPORT NC          1.35
SOUTHERN PINES NC             1.03
CHARLESTOWN SC                 .76
FLORENCE SC                    .75
BLUEFIELD MERCER WV            .72
ROANOKE VA                     .68
CHARLOTTESVILLE VA             .37

RAINFALL TOTALS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED TO ACCUMULATE OVER
REGIONS OF CAROLINAS ... VIRGINIA ...AND MARYLAND...DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

REPEATING THE 5 PM EDT SURFACE LOW POSITION...35.5 NORTH...81.7
WEST...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 16 MPH...MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR
15 MPH...MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 29.76 INCHES OR 1008 MB. 

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

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