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Remnants of FRANCES Advisory Number 56
 
Issued 21:00Z Sep 07, 2004
 
Advisory Selection
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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 56 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRANCES
NWS...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...CAMP SPRINGS MD 
5 PM EDT TUE SEP 07 2004         


...TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRANCES MOVING VERY SLOWLY THROUGH WESTERN
GEORGIA...FLOODING AND TORNADOES REMAIN A THREAT FOR MUCH OF THE
SOUTHEAST...SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL APPALACHIANS...AND MID ATLANTIC
STATES.

FLOOD WARNINGS ARE CURRENTLY UP FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH
CAROLINA...SOUTH CAROLINA...GEORGIA...AND FLORIDA.  FLASH FLOOD
WATCHES ARE IN EFFECT FOR A LARGE PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST...MID
ATLANTIC STATES...AND PORTIONS OF THE OHIO VALLEY FROM
FLORIDA...NORTHWARD INTO GEORGIA...ALABAMA...TENNESSEE...NORTH
CAROLINA...SOUTH CAROLINA...WEST VIRGINIA...KENTUCKY...OHIO
...PENNSYLVANIA...MARYLAND... AND VIRGINIA THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.
THE STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WATCH
ENCOMPASSING SOUTH CAROLINA...PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN NORTH
CAROLINA...AND EASTERN GEORGIA UNTIL 7 PM EDT.  

AT 5 PM EDT...21Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRANCES WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 33.0 NORTH LONGITUDE 84.6 WEST OR 45 MILES
TO THE SOUTH OF ATLANTA GEORGIA. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR
15 MPH WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB
OR 29.44 INCHES.  FRANCES HAS BEEN MOVING NORTH-NORTHEAST AT
ABOUT 5 MPH. FRANCES IS FORECAST TO MOVE IN A NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD
DIRECTION TONIGHT OVER GEORGIA AND THEN INTO THE SOUTHERN
APPALACHIANS ON WEDNESDAY. THE STORM IS THEN EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
TO MOVE NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND BE OVER THE NORTHERN MID ATLANTIC STATES
THURSDAY. 

SELECTED 42 HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN INCHES THRU 2 PM EDT:
 
LOCATION                      STORM TOTAL    

FLORIDA...

LAKE CITY                     9.30
GAINESVILLE                   6.93
OCALA                         6.49
JACKSONVILLE                  5.83
ST. PETERSBURG                3.72
SARASOTA                      3.58
TALLAHASSEE                   1.89
SANFORD                       1.36
     
ALABAMA...

FORT BENNING                  3.82
MAXWELL AFB                   1.63
ANNISTON                      1.15
OZARK                         0.80
GADSEN                        0.80
TROY                          0.73

GEORGIA...

FT. STEWART                   6.29
ALMA                          5.79
VALDOSTA                      5.44
MACON                         5.01
PEACHTREE CITY                3.27
GAINSVILLE                    2.97
ATHENS                        2.72
AUGUSTA                       2.62
ATLANTA                       2.59
BRUNSWICK                     2.51
SAVANNAH                      2.32
CENTERVILLE                   1.69
ROME                          1.30


SOUTH CAROLINA...

COLUMBIA                      3.20
OCONEE COUNTY                 2.82
ANDERSON COUNTY               2.61
GREENVILLE                    2.01
GREENWOOD COUNTY              1.92
ORANGEBURG                    1.78
ROCK HILL                     1.70
CHARLESTOWN                   1.65
DARLINGTON                    1.43
SUMTER                        1.36
BEAUFORT                      1.33

NORTH CAROLINA...

NEW BERN                      3.50
GASTONIA                      2.03
MONROE                        1.72
ASHEVILLE                     1.63
BURLINGTON                    1.57
WILLIAMS                      1.49
CHARLOTTE                     1.32
HATTERAS                      1.26      

TENNESSEE...

CHATTANOOGA                   0.87
KNOXVILLE                     0.48
OAK RIDGE                     0.44



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 PM EDT POSITION...21Z...TROPICAL DEPRESSION
FRANCES WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 33.0 NORTH LONGITUDE 84.6 WEST
OR 45 MILES TO THE SOUTH OF ATLANTA GEORGIA...THE STORM HAS BEEN
MOVING NORTH-NORTHEAST AT ABOUT 5 MPH...MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE
IS 997 MB OR 29.44 INCHES. 

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