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Tropical Depression FRANCES Advisory Number 54
 
Issued 09:00Z Sep 07, 2004
 
Advisory Selection
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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 54 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRANCES
NWS...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...CAMP SPRINGS MD 
5 AM EDT TUE SEP 07 2004         

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRANCES MOVING THROUGH EASTERN ALABAMA
AND GEORGIA...FLOODING REMAINS A THREAT FOR MUCH OF THE
SOUTHEAST...

FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF FLORIDA...SOUTH
CAROLINA AND MOST OF GEORGIA THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
ADDITIONALLY FLOOD WATCHES HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF WEST
VIRGINIA...KENTUCKY...ALABAMA... TENNESSEE...NORTH
CAROLINA...SOUTH CAROLINA...FLORIDA...AND A BEVY OF COUNTIES IN
GEORGIA. A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR WESTERN AND CENTRAL
GEORGIA. THE STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WATCH
BOX ENCOMPASSING CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA...AND NORTHEASTERN
GEORGIA.  

AT 5 AM EDT...09Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRANCES WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 32.0 NORTH LONGITUDE 85.1 WEST OR 100 MILES
TO THE NORTHWEST OF TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA. FRANCES HAS BEEN MOVING
NORTHWARD AT APPROXIMATELY 10 MPH. THIS GENERAL TRACK IS EXPECTED
TO CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR
20 MPH WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 992 MB
OR 29.89 INCHES. 
 
SELECTED 30 HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN INCHES THRU 2 AM EDT:
 
LOCATION                      STORM TOTAL    

FLORIDA...

GAINESVILLE                   7.66
JACKSONVILLE                  7.48
ST. PETERSBURG                5.91
OCALA                         5.33
SARASOTA                      4.22
TAMPA                         4.15
PERRY                         3.60
TALLAHASSEE                   1.80
     
ALABAMA...

DOTHAN                        0.86
CAIRNS                        0.67
TROY                          0.53

GEORGIA...

ALMA                          5.01
VALDOSTA                      4.26
ALBANY                        4.13
MACON                         3.69
BRUNSWICK                     2.93
SAVANNAH                      2.04


SOUTH CAROLINA...

PARRIS ISLAND                 1.56
CHARLESTOWN                   0.79


ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4-6 INCHES WITH ISOLATED HEAVIER
AMOUNTS CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST IN THE WAKE OF
TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRANCES.

REPEATING THE 5 AM EDT POSITION...09Z...TROPICAL DEPRESSION
FRANCES WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 32.0 NORTH LONGITUDE 85.1
WEST...MOVEMENT NORTH NORTHEAST AT ABOUT 10 MPH ...MINIMUM
CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 992 MB OR 29.89 INCHES. 

THE NEXT ADVISORY ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRANCES WILL BE ISSUED
BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER AT 11 AM EDT. REFER
TO STATEMENTS ISSUED BY LOCAL WEATHER OFFICES FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS SYSTEM.
 
SZATANEK