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Remnants of FAY Advisory Number 18
 
Issued 03:00Z Sep 10, 2002
 
Advisory Selection
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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 18 FOR REMNANTS OF T. D.  FAY
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
1000 PM CDT MON 9 SEP  2002

...THE REMNANTS OF  "FAY" DRIFTING SOUTH ALONG THE RIO GRANDE IN
SOUTH TEXAS...

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEASTERN WEBB
COUNTY IN TEXAS UNTIL 1030 PM CDT...
...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF SOUTH TEXAS UNTIL
TUESDAY MORNING...
...A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT ALONG THE SOUTH TEXAS
COASTLINE FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT OCONNOR THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING...
..A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY
LOUISIANA TO HIGH ISLAND TEXAS...
...RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR THE FRIO... NUECES
...MEDINA... AND SAN ANTONIO RIVERS  ...AND THE SAN MIGUEL CREEK IN
TEXAS...
..A RIVER FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE CALCASIEU RIVER IN
LOUISIANA ...

AT 10PM CDT...0300Z...THE LOW ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMNANTS OF "FAY"
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 27.4 N...LONGITUDE 99.4 W...OR 5 MILES
SOUTH OF LAREDO TEXAS.

THE STORM HAS BEEN DRIFTING SOUTH ALONG THE RIO GRANDE THIS
EVENING AND IS EXPECTED TO HEAD SOUTHWEST INTO MEXICO OVERNIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE 20 MPH NEAR THE CENTER OF THE
REMNANT LOW.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1007 MB...29.75 INCHES.

THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM IS CONCENTRATED
IN SOUTH TEXAS WHILE WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS ARE SCATTERED
OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF THE STATE.  AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 5 INCHES OF
RAINFALL IS EXPECTED NEAR THE STORM CENTER AS THE REMNANTS OF
"FAY " MOVES SOUTHWEST INTO MEXICO.

SELECTED 24 HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNTS (THROUGH 7 PM CDT):

LOCATION                 AMOUNT
=========                =======
HONDO...TX               3.30"
ROCKPORT...TX            2.32"
ALICE...TX               1.82"
PALACIOS...TX            1.56"
HARLINGEN...TX           1.43"

SELECTED 84 HOUR STORM TOTALS (THROUGH 7 PM CDT):

LOCATION                           AMOUNT
=========                          =======

MOUNT ROYAL AT SAN ANTONIO...TX    11.80"
ELK RUNNER AT SAN ANTONIO...TX     11.09"
KELLY AFB...TX                     10.86"
HONDO...TX                         8.60"
GALVESTON...TX                     6.77"
SAN ANTONIO AP...TX                5.01"
ROCKPORT...TX                      4.45"
HOUSTON (CLOVER)...TX              4.41"
BURNETT...TX                       4.34"

REPEATING THE 10 PM CDT POSITION...27.4N...99.4W...DRIFTING SOUTH...
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 20 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 1007
MB...29.75 INCHES.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL
PREDICTION CENTER AT 4 AM CDT TUESDAY.

KELLS / FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH