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Remnants of BRET Advisory Number 22
 
Issued 23:00Z Aug 23, 1999
 
Advisory Selection
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STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 22 FOR TROPICAL STORM "BRET"
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
6:00 PM CDT MON AUG 23 1999

AT 6:00 PM CDT THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM BRET WAS LOCATED
BETWEEN COTULLA AND LAREDO, TEXAS.  THE CENTRAL PRESSURE HAS
SLOWLY RISEN OVER THE LAST FEW HOURS TO 1000 MB AND THAT TREND IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUED THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE THIS EVENING
AND TONIGHT. CURRENTLY..THE CENTER OF CIRCULATION IS MOVING TOWARD
THE WEST-NORTHWEST.  AT 7:00 PM CDT, TROPICAL STORM BRET WILL BE
DOWNGRADED TO TROPICAL DEPRESSION BRETT.   THE STORM CENTER SHOULD
TURN MORE WESTERLY TONIGHT PUTTING THE STORM CENTER OVER EXTREME
EASTERN MEXICO BY TUESDAY MORNING.

THE HEAVY RAINS ACCOMPANYING BRET ARE FORECAST TO CONTINUE ACROSS
THE COASTAL BEND AND RIO GRANDE PLAINS REGIONS..AS OUTER BANDS
ROTATE NORTHWARD AROUND THE SURFACE CENTER THIS EVENING..THEN
SHIFTING CLOSER TO THE SURFACE CENTER TONIGHT.  THE STORM HAS
PRODUCED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 6 INCHES ACROSS KLEBERG AND
NUECES COUNTIES AND AROUND 10 INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS.
THE SLOW MOVEMENT OF THE STORM SYSTEM INCREASES THE POTENTIAL FOR
AN ADDITIONAL 8 TO 12 INCHES OF RAINFALL FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
TEXAS.  AS A CONSEQUENCE..FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR
THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES LA SALLE..WEBB..ARANSAS..BEE..NORTHEASTERN
JIM WELLS..EASTERN KLEBERG..EASTERN LIVE OAK..NUECES..REFUGIO AND SAN
PATRICIO UNTIL 7:00 PM CDT.   FLOOD WATCHES ARE IN EFFECT THROUGH
TONIGHT FOR THE COASTAL BEND AND RIO GRANDE PLAINS.  A TORNADO
WATCH HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 7:00 PM CDT FOR KLEBERG..NUECE..SAN
PATRICIO..JIM WELLS AND LIVE OAK COUNTIES. 

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