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Remnants of BRET Advisory Number 23
 
Issued 05:00Z Aug 24, 1999
 
Advisory Selection
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STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 23 FOR T.D. "BRET"
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
1158 AM CDT MON AUG 23 1999

AT 1130 CDT THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION BRET WAS LOCATED NEAR
28.3N 99.8W BETWEEN COTULLA AND DEL RIO TEXAS.  WINDS WERE 11 MPH WITH
A 23 MPH WIND AT ALICE BEING THE STRONGEST WIND REPORTED. THE
CENTRAL PRESSURE HAS RISEN TO 1006 MB AS THE SYSTEM CONTINUED TO
WEAKEN. THE CENTER OF THE SURFACE CIRCULATION WILL MOVE INTO
NORTHERN MEXICO TUESDAY MORNING.

A TORNADO WARNING WAS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHWESTERN
CAMERON..SOUTHEASTERN HIDALGO..AND WESTERN WILLACY COUNTIES UNTIL
MIDNIGHT CDT.  A POSSIBLE TORNADO WAS SIGHTED NEAR DONNA.

AS BRET MOVED FARTHER INLAND..THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR REFUGIO
AND ARANSAS COUNTIES WAS CANCELED AT 904 PM CDT. HIDALGO..
BROOKS..KENEDY..AND JIM WELLS COUNTIES WERE UNDER FLASH FLOOD
WARNINGS UNTIL 100 AM CDT.. 145 AM CDT..145 AM CDT..AND 1245 AM CDT
RESPECTIVELY DUE TO A BAND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
EXTENDING FROM NORTHERN MEXICO..THROUGH MCALLEN..AND INTO
MCMULLEN COUNTY. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH AND WIND ADVISORY WAS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM CDT TUESDAY FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN AND
SOUTHWESTERN SECTION OF CENTRAL TEXAS, GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH
OF A LINE FROM DEL RIO TO BRACKETTVILLE.  

BY 800 PM CDT..CORPUS CHRISTI HAD BROKEN THEIR DAILY RAINFALL RECORD
FOR THE SECOND DAY IN A ROW WITH 2.02 INCHES WITH MORE EXPECTED
BEFORE MIDNIGHT. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES OF OVER 10 INCHES WERE
REPORTED IN KENEDY..HIDALGO..AND ARANSAS COUNTIES OVER THE LAST 24
HOURS.



THE NEXT STORM SUMMARY WILL BE ISSUED AT 600 AM CDT.

SCHAUER/FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH