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Remnants of FRANCES Advisory Number 4
 
Issued 05:00Z Sep 13, 1998
 
Advisory Selection
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STORM SUMMARY 4 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION "FRANCES"
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
130 AM EDT SUN 13 SEP 1998

TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRANCES WAS LOCATED NEAR WACO TEXAS AT
MIDNIGHT CDT.  THE GRADUALLY WEAKENING CENTER CONTINUES TO DRIFT
VERY SLOWLY NORTHWARD ACROSS EASTERN TEXAS.  OBSERVED WIND
SPEEDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH WERE ASSOCIATED WITH THE 1002 MB SURFACE LOW.

TIDES WILL REMAIN ABOVE NORMAL ALONG THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN GULF
COAST STATES.  COASTAL FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE
LOUISIANA COAST INCLUDING TIDAL LAKES AND FOR HANCOCK COUNTY
MISSISSIPPI.  FLASH FLOOD WATCHES ARE IN EFFECT FOR LOUISIANA..
SOUTHERN ARKANSAS..AND SOUTHWEST AND COASTAL AREAS OF MISSISSIPPI.

HEAVIEST RAINFALL TODAY WILL LIKELY BE CENTERED OVER EASTERN
TEXAS...EASTERN OKLAHOMA..LOUISIANA...AND WESTERN ARKANSAS
NORTHWARD INTO SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI.  
SOME AREAS COULD RECEIVE ADDITIONAL 2-4" RAIN AMOUNTS WITH A SPOTTY
5"+ AMOUNTS STILL POSSIBLE AS CELLS TRAIN/REPEAT OVER THE SAME AREA.

SOME HEAVIER RAINFALL TOTALS OBSERVED OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS ENDING
AT 7 PM CDT INCLUDE (IN INCHES):

MISSISSIPPI:
BILOXI KEESLER AFB  7.10
JACKSON             2.16
GULFPORT            5.69
NATCHEZ             1.95

LOUISIANA:
SHREVEPORT          3.12
MONROE              4.40
ALEXANDRIA          4.63
LAKE CHARLES        1.34
N.O. MOISANT        2.77
N.O. AUDUBON        3.60
BELLE CHASSE        3.02
SLIDELL             1.72



ARKANSAS:
TEXARKANA      2.75
NORTH LITTLE ROCK   1.20
HOT SPRINGS         2.71
EL DORADO           4.89
PINE BLUFF               1.24

TEXAS:
CORSICANA      1.48
LONGVIEW            1.61
TYLER               1.56
BEAUMONT            1.53
COLLEGE STATION     1.68
HUNTSVILLE          1.29

PLEASE REFER TO STATEMENTS FROM YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION FOR DETAILS ABOUT
RAIN AND FLOODING ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRANCES.

THE NEXT STORM SUMMARY WILL BE ISSUED AT 12:00 P.M. CDT.

SCHICHTEL/FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH