Skip Navigation Links weather.gov 
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service   NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
The Weather Prediction Center

 
 

 

Follow the Weather Prediction Center on Facebook Follow the Weather Prediction Center on Twitter
NCEP Quarterly Newsletter
WPC Home
Analyses and Forecasts
   National High & Low
   WPC Discussions
   Surface Analysis
   Days ½-2½ CONUS
   Days 3-7 CONUS
   Days 4-8 Alaska
   QPF
   PQPF
   Flood Outlook
   Winter Weather
   Storm Summaries
   Heat Index
   Air Quality
   Tropical Products
   Daily Weather Map
   GIS Products
Current Watches/
Warnings

Satellite and Radar Imagery
   Satellite Images
   National Radar
Product Archive
WPC Verification
   QPF
   Medium Range
   Model Diagnostics
   Event Reviews
International Desks
Development and Training
   Development
WPC Overview
   About the WPC
   Staff
   WPC History
   Accomplishments
   Other Sites
   FAQs
Meteorological Calculators
Contact Us
   About Our Site
 
USA.gov is the U.S. Government's official web portal to all federal, state, and local government web resources and services.
 
Tropical Depression FRANCES Advisory Number 6
 
Issued 23:00Z Sep 13, 1998
 
Advisory Selection
View advisory number:  8   7   6   5   4   3   2   

ZCZC NFDSCCNS1 ALL
TTAA00 KNFD DDHHMM

STORM SUMMARY 6 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION "FRANCES"
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
630 PM CDT SUN SEP 13 1998

AT 5:00 P.M. CDT THE REMAINS OF FRANCES WAS NEAR DENTON...TEXAS.  THE
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE CONTINUES TO DRIFT VERY SLOWLY NORTHWARD
WITH A CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 1002 MB.  FLASH FLOOD WATCHES ARE IN
EFFECT FOR ALL OF LOUISIANA EXCEPT THE FAR SOUTHEAST CORNER...AND FOR
FAR SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS.  LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS AND SOME FLOODING
WILL CONTINUE TO THREATEN PARTS OF FAR EASTERN TEXAS...MUCH OF
LOUISIANA...EASTERN OKLAHOMA...EASTERN KANSAS...WESTERN ARKANSAS
AND MISSOURI.

AT 5:00 P.M. CDT LOCAL RADARS SHOWED A BAND OF INTENSE RAINS ALONG
THE SABINE RIVER.  THIS RAIN WAS FALLING ON AREAS THAT RECEIVED HEAVY
RAIN THE PAST FEW DAYS.  KANSAS AND MISSOURI RADARS SHOWED A LARGE
BATCH OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN OVER EASTERN KANSAS INTO NORTHERN
MISSOURI.  ISOLATED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO TO FOUR INCHES HAVE
FALLEN SINCE THIS MORNING.

COASTAL FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FROM WAVELAND...MISSISSIPPI
ALONG THE LOUISIANA COAST TO HIGH ISLAND.  LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN IS ALSO
INCLUDED IN THE COASTAL FLOOD WARNINGS.  ABOVE NORMAL TIDES ARE
EXPECTED TONIGHT DUE TO THE MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW.

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

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

ECKERT/FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH