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Tropical Depression CLAUDETTE Advisory Number 7
 
Issued 15:00Z Aug 17, 2009
 
Advisory Selection
View advisory number:  9   8   7   

PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 07 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION CLAUDETTE
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER CAMP SPRINGS MD AL042009
1000 AM CDT MON AUG 17 2009
 
...RAINFALL CONTINUES ACROSS THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND SOUTHERN
ALABAMA AS CLAUDETTE MOVES INLAND... 
 
FLOOD AND FLASH FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE CURRENTLY IN EFFECT
ACROSS THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND INTO SOUTHERN ALABAMA.
 
FOR INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE WATCHES
AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV.
 
AT 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION
CLAUDETTE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 31.7 NORTH...AND LONGITUDE
87.6 WEST...OR 85 MILES...140 KM...NORTH-NORTHWEST OF PENSACOLA
FLORIDA AND 80 MILES...130 KM...WEST-SOUTHWEST OF MONTGOMERY
ALABAMA.

TROPICAL DEPRESSION CLAUDETTE WILL WEAKEN AS IT CONTINUES ITS
TRACK NORTHWESTWARD THROUGH ALABAMA. THE CENTER OF CLAUDETTE IS
EXPECTED TO MOVE OVER SOUTHWESTERN ALABAMA THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY
AND INTO NORTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI BY MONDAY NIGHT.  

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 30 MPH...50 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS. THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1013 MB...29.92 INCHES.

SELECTED STORM TOTAL RAINFALL IN INCHES THROUGH 9 AM CDT 
                    

...FLORIDA...
CRESTVIEW 1.9 SE                     4.49
PORT ST. JOE 0.6 SE                  3.90
APALACHICOLA MUNI ARPT               3.69
MIRAMAR BEACH 9.5 ESE                2.67
TYNDALL AFB/PANAMA CITY              2.42
NICEVILLE 3.4 ESE                    2.04
CALLAWAY 0.3 W                       1.90
BAKER 8.2 NE                         1.82
EGLIN AFB 5.6 NE                     1.75                      
                

CLAUDETTE WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN AS IT
MOVES INLAND OVER ALABAMA. MAXIMUM RAINFALL TOTALS OF TWO TO FOUR
INCHES ARE EXPECTED FOR THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE...WESTERN
ALABAMA...AND EASTERN MISSISSIPPI...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS.

...SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT INFORMATION...
LOCATION...31.7N 87.6W
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...30 MPH
PRESENT MOVEMENT...NORTHWEST OR 315 DEGREES AT 12 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1013 MB

THE NEXT ADVISORY ON THIS SYSTEM WILL BE ISSUED BY THE
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER AT  400 PM CDT. PLEASE REFER
TO YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION ON THIS STORM.

GERHARDT

FORECAST POSITIONS
INITIAL 17/1500Z 31.7N 87.6W 
12HR VT 18/0000Z 32.2N 88.0W 
24HR VT 18/1200Z 34.9N 89.1W...DISSIPATED