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Remnants of FAY Advisory Number 20
 
Issued 15:00Z Sep 10, 2002
 
Advisory Selection
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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 20 FOR REMNANTS OF T. D.  FAY
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
10 AM CDT TUE SEP 10 2002

...THE REMNANTS OF  "FAY" CONTINUES TO MOVE SLOWLY WEST-
SOUTHWESTWARD THROUGH MEXICO...

...FLASH FLOOD WATCHES ARE IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF SOUTHERN
TEXAS...SOUTH OF A LINE FROM HOUSTON TO SAN ANTONIO AND EAGLE
PASS...

SEVERAL COUNTIES IN SOUTHERN TEXAS ARE UNDER FLASH FLOOD
WARNINGS...AND SEVERAL RIVERS ARE RUNNING OVER FLOOD STAGE THIS
MORNING...AND WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT.  ADDITIONAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH TONIGHT SHOULD BE ON THE ORDER OF 2-4
INCHES WITH LOCALIZED HEAVIER RAINS QUITE POSSIBLE.

AT 10 AM CDT...1500Z...THE LOW ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMNANTS OF "FAY"
WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 26.6 N...LONGITUDE 100.3 W...OR 60 MILES
SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF LAREDO TEXAS.  THE LOW SHOULD CONTINUE
MOVING SLOWLY WEST-SOUTHWEST TODAY AND WEAKEN FURTHER AS IT
MOVES INTO THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF CENTRAL MEXICO.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE 10-15 MPH NEAR THE CENTER OF THE
REMNANT LOW.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS AROUND 1008 MB...29.77
INCHES.

THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM IS CONCENTRATED
OVER NORTHEAST MEXICO BETWEEN MONTERREY AND
COAHUILAIN...MEXICO.  A BAND OF HEAVY RAINS CONTINUES TO FORM OVER
THE GULF OF MEXICO AND IS FEEDING WESTWARD BETWEEN CORPUS
CHRISTI AND BROWNSVILLE...TEXAS.  THE REST OF SOUTHERN TEXAS WAS
SEEING SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING.

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

LOCATION                 AMOUNT
=========                =======
HONDO...TX               2.04"
ROCKPORT...TX            2.16"
PALACIOS...TX            2.15"
ALICE...TX                    1.82"

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

ECKERT/FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH