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Tropical Depression FAY Advisory Number 9
 
Issued 21:00Z Sep 07, 2002
 
Advisory Selection
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TROPICAL DEPRESSION FAY ADVISORY NUMBER 9
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
400 PM CDT SAT SEP 7 2002

...REMAINS OF FAY DRIFTING WEST ACROSS TEXAS...

AT 4 PM CDT...2100Z...THE ILL-DEFINED CENTER OF T.D. "FAY" WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 28.7N...LONGITUDE 98.2W...OR JUST SOUTH OF SAN ANTONIO
TEXAS.

THE STORM HAS STALLED DURING THE LAST COUPLE OF HOURS...BUT IS
EXPECTED TO DRIFT WESTWARD OVERNIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE ABOUT 20 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL
PRESSURE IS ABOUT 1005MB.

COASTAL FLOOD WARNINGS ARE POSTED FOR PORTIONS OF THE LOUISIANA
AND TEXAS COASTLINES IN ASSOCIATION WITH "FAY".

HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE ANTICIPATED ACROSS MUCH
OF THE ERN TWO-THIRDS OF THE LONE STAR STATE TONIGHT...AS WELL AS
PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA...WITH FLASH FLOOD WATCHES IN EFFECT FOR A
GOOD CHUNK OF BOTH OF STATES.  RAINFALL AMOUNTS DURING THE NEXT
24 HOURS ARE EXPECTED TO BE 3 TO 5 INCHES IN SOUTHERN TEXAS AND 2
TO 3 INCHES IN SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS IN BOTH AREAS.

SOME HEAVIER RAINFALL REPORTS TODAY INCLUDE:

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

PASCAGOULA...MS          3.94" (THIS MORNING)
SAN ANTONIO...TX         1.74" (THIS MORNING)
BELMONT...TX             2.87" (THIS MORNING)

REPEATING THE 4PM CDT POSITION...28.7N...98.2W...MOVEMENT STATIONARY.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 20 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 1005
MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL
PREDICTION CENTER AT 10PM CDT.

CISCO/FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH