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Remnants of CHARLEY Advisory Number 13
 
Issued 23:00Z Aug 25, 1998
 
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STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 13 FOR REMNANTS OF T.D. CHARLEY
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
700 PM EDT TUES AUG 25 1998

THE REMNANTS OF "CHARLEY" HAVE CONTINUED TO PRODUCE A SMALL AREA
OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS OVER SOUTH CENTRAL TX NEAR THE  THE
EDWARDS PLATEAU.  WHILE THE SYSTEM HAS WEAKENED ENOUGH SO THAT
THERE IS ONLY A WEAK TROUGH OVER THE REGION...  SATELLITE IMAGERY
STILL SHOWS WELL-DEFINED LOW-MID LEVEL CIRCULATION THAT HAS
REMAINED NEARLY STATIONARY. 

FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED THIS AFTERNOON OVER SOUTH
CENTRAL TEXAS DUE TO THE HEAVY RAINS UNTIL 8:00 PM CDT FOR CROCKETT...
SCHLEICHER AND SUTTON COUNTIES IN WEST CENTRAL TX.... WHERE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR HAS ESTIMATED THAT 6 TO 8 INCHES OF
RAN HAVE FALLEN ACROSS SECTIONS OF THE NORTHERN EDWARDS PLATEAU
SINCE TUES MORNING.  AS OF 5 PM CDT FLASH FLOODING WAS STILL ONGOING
ACROSS THE AREA WITH EVACUATIONS TAKING PLACE IN LOW LYING AREAS IN
SONORA. MANY ROADS ACROSS THE NORTHERN EDWARDS PLATEAU ARE ALSO
REPORTED IMPASSABLE.  WHILE THE RAINS ARE BEGINNING TO TAPER OFF AS
EVENING APPROACHES.... ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINS WILL LEAD TO MORE
FLASH FLOODING.  FLASH FLOOD WATCHES REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT
FOR THE EDWARDS PLATEAU... LOWER TRANS-PECOS AND PORTIONS OF THE
PERMIAN BASIN AND CONCHO VALLEY. FLASH FLOOD WATCHES ARE ALSO IN
EFFECT THRU THE NIGHT FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS AND THE WESTERN HILL
COUNTRY AS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP AGAIN OVERNIGHT.

RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS CONTINUE IN EFFECT FOR NEARLY ALL MAJOR RIVERS
AND TRIBUTARIES IN THE WATCH AREA FROM THE RIO GRANDE EASTWARD...
INCLUDING THE WEST NUECES...NUECES...DEVILS...PECOS...DRY
FRIO...FRIO...LLANO AND SABINAL RIVER WATERSHEDS AND BASINS.  TRAVEL IN
THE DEL RIO AREA IS DISCOURAGED.

THE YEARLY DEL RIO 1998 RAINFALL TOTAL OF 25.24 INCHES.... ALREADY...
MAKES 1998 THE WETTEST YEAR FOR DEL RIO SINCE 1990 AND THE 3RD WETTEST
YEAR IN OVER 20 YEARS.

THE REMNANTS OF "CHARLEY" SHOULD SLOWLY DRIFT WEST-
SOUTHWESTWARD THROUGH THE BIG BEND AREA AND ACROSS THE RIO
GRANDE INTO NORTHERN OLD MEXICO DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
HOWEVER... ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO 3-5 INCHES OR MORE
ARE STILL EXPECTED OVER SOUTH-CENTRAL TX THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
MORNING. 

THE NEXT STORM SUMMARY WILL BE ISSUED AROUND 1 AM CDT TUESDAY.

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