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Tropical Depression BONNIE Advisory Number 21
 
Issued 09:00Z Aug 13, 2004
 
Advisory Selection
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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 21 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION BONNIE
NWS...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...CAMP SPRINGS MD
0500 AM EST FRI AUG 13 2004 

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION BONNIE MOVING ALONG THE CAROLINA COAST...
LOSING TROPICAL CHARACTERISTICS...

FLOOD WATCHES REMAIN IN EFFECT THROUGH MORNING FOR PARTS OF       
GEORGIA...SOUTH CAROLINA...NORTH CAROLINA...THE HEAVIEST RAINS
ASSOCIATED WITH BONNIE HAVE PASSED SOUTH CAROLINA. A SWATH OF
CONVECTION WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE EASTERN SEABOARD. RADAR
DATA INDICATE THAT UP 2.5 INCHES OF RAIN PER HOUR HAS FALLEN OVER
SOME PARTS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA. 

AT 05 AM EDT...06Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION BONNIE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 34.1 NORTH LONGITUDE 78.1 WEST OR ABOUT 100
MILES SOUTHEAST OF DURHAM NORTH CAROLINA. BONNIE HAS BEEN MOVING
NORTHWARD NEAR 30 MPH AND THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE INTO THE LATE MORNING. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR
30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS MAINLY OVER THE OPEN WATERS EAST OF THE
LOW. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1008 MB OR 29.76 INCHES.
 
SELECTED 6 HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN INCHES THRU 06Z: 
LOCATION                      STORM TOTAL 
HUNTER GA                     2.85
SAVANNAH GA                   0.95
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH SC         2.94
CHARLESTOWN SC                0.64           
FLORENCE SC                   0.62
ORANGEBURG SC                 0.38
WILMINGTON NC                 0.69
NEW RIVER NC                  0.64
LUMBERTON NC                  0.39

RAINFALL TOTALS OF BETWEEN 1 TO 3 INCHES CAN BE ANTICIPATED FOR
THE EASTERN PORTION OF NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA AS THE
REMNANTS OF BONNIE INTERACT WITH THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY...HOWEVER
LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE. 

REPEATING THE 05 AM EDT POSITION...09Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL
DEPRESSION BONNIE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 34.1 NORTH LONGITUDE
78.1 WEST...MOVEMENT NORTH AT 30 MPH...MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE
IS 1008 MB OR 29.76 INCHES. THE NEXT ADVISORY ON TROPICAL
DEPRESSION BONNIE WILL BE ISSUED AT 11 AM EDT. REFER TO
STATEMENTS ISSUED BY LOCAL WEATHER OFFICES FOR FURTHER LOCAL
INFORMATION ON THIS SYSTEM.
 
SZATANEK