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Remnants of FRANCES Advisory Number 8
 
Issued 17:00Z Sep 14, 1998
 
Advisory Selection
View advisory number:  8   7   6   5   4   3   2   

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STORM SUMMARY 8 FOR THE REMNANTS OF  "FRANCES"
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
100 PM CDT MON SEP 14 1998

AT 1 PM CDT THE REMNANTS OF FRANCES WERE CENTERED OVER EXTREME
SOUTHEASTERN IOWA. THE LOW PRESSURE CENTER CONTS TO SLOWLY DRIFT
NORTHEASTWARD WITH A CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 1004 MB. 

A FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE MISSOURI RIVER AND
MARMATON RIVER IN MISSOURI. THREE TO EIGHT INCHES OF RAIN FELL LAST
NIGHT ACROSS THE MISSOURI RIVER BASIN. A RIVER FLOOD WARNING IS ALSO
IN EFFECT FOR THE NEOSHO RIVER IN KANSAS AND OKLAHOMA.
FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST KANSAS
AND WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI AND PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

COASTAL FLOOD WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR HANCOCK COUNTY
MISSISSIPPI ..THE SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA COAST INCLUDING TIDAL
LAKES..AND THE UPPER TEXAS COAST.  ABOVE NORMAL TIDES ARE EXPECTED
DUE TO THE MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW. 

 FLASH FLOOD WATCHES ARE IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND ALL OF SOUTHEAST AND A
LARGE PORTION OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS AND LOUISIANA. FLASH FLOOD
WATCHES ARE ALSO IN EFFECT FOR CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST MISSOURI AND
WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

 LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS AND SOME FLOODING WILL CONTINUE TO THREATEN
PARTS OF EASTERN TEXAS...MUCH OF LOUISIANA...EASTERN
OKLAHOMA...EASTERN KANSAS...WESTERN ARKANSAS MISSOURI AND ILLINOIS.

SELECTED HEAVIER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS (IN INCHES
ENDING AT 7 AM CDT) ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMAINS OF FRANCES INCLUDED:

KANSAS:
CHANUTE             3.65
COFFEYVILLE         3.66
OLATHE              5.02

OKLAHOMA:
TULSA               1.33
MUSKOGEE                          6.55


ARKANSAS:
FORT SMITH          1.46
FAYETTEVILLE                   1.15

MISSOURI:
JOPLIN              3.99
WHITEMAN AFB                 4.86
COLUMBIA                           1.58
KANSAS CITY INTL APT   2.74
RICHARDS GEBAUR AFB  6.14

IOWA:
OTTUMWA                            2.42
CEDAR RAPIDS                    1.22

ILLINOIS:
MOLINE                                  1.58

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

THIS WILL BE THE LAST STORM SUMMARY FOR THE REMNANTS OF FRANCES. 

ROSENSTEIN/JUNKER/FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH