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Tropical Depression BRET Advisory Number 25
 
Issued 17:00Z Aug 24, 1999
 
Advisory Selection
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STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 25 FOR T.D. "BRET"
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
1200 PM CDT TUE AUG 24 1999

AT 1145 AM CDT... THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION BRET WAS LOCATED
NEAR 27.9N 102.0W...OR IN NORTHERN MEXICO ABOUT 80 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
DEL RIO TX.   THE STORM CONTINUES TO WEAKEN WITH ITS CENTRAL PRESSURE
UP TO 1006 MB...AND MAXIMUM WINDS OF 20 MPH HAVE BEEN REPORTED AT
OBSERVATION SITES ALONG THE RIO GRANDE. 

THE HEAVIEST RAINS WERE CURRENTLY FALLING WEST OF COTULLA...BETWEEN
DEL RIO AND LAREDO.  SATELLITE ESTIMATES OF RAINFALL DURING THE LAST
THREE HOURS INDICATE THAT AROUND 3 INCHES HAS FALLEN IN THE AREA
NEAR COTULLA...WITH UP TO 4.5 INCHES IN MEXICO JUST WEST OF LAREDO.

TWO DAY DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES INDICATE THAT UP TO 25 INCHES OF
RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS KENEDY COUNTY TX...WITH 10 INCH AMOUNTS
COMMON IN THE SURROUNDING COUNTIES.  

FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR ZAVALA AND DIMMIT COUNTIES
UNTIL 200 PM CDT. FLASH FLOOD WATCHES CONTINUE FOR TODAY FOR MOST OF
THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF TEXAS...INCLUDING THE SAN ANTONIO AREA.  

THE HEAVIEST RAIN IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST TODAY ALONG THE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY FROM LAREDO TO DEL RIO WESTWARD WELL INTO MEXICO...WHERE
AMOUNTS MAY EXCEED 5 INCHES.  AREAS OF HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED TO
REDEVELOP FARTHER EAST ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF SOUTH TEXAS THIS
AFTERNOON WHERE SEVERAL NEW INCHES MAY FALL OVER PLACES THAT
HAVE ALREADY EXPERIENCED EXCESSIVE RAINFALL.  

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

HEDGE/WALLY/FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH