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Remnants of GEORGES Advisory Number 62
 
Issued 23:00Z Sep 30, 1998
 
Advisory Selection
View advisory number:  63   62   61   60   59   58   

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STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 62 FOR T.D. "GEORGES"
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
635 PM EDT WED SEP 30 1998

AT 6:00 P.M. EDT THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION GEORGES WAS
LOCATED ALONG THE FLORIDA-GEORGIA BORDER, JUST NORTH OF
TALLAHASSEE. WINDS WERE BLOWING AT 10-20 MPH AROUND THE SYSTEM AND
THE CENTRAL PRESSURE WAS 1004 MB.  GEORGES CONTINUES TO SHOW
SEPARATION BETWEEN THE SURFACE LOW AND THE UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM. 
ALSO, THE DEEP MOISTURE AND HEAVY RAINS HAVE MOVED WELL EAST OF THE
SURFACE CENTER AND IS NOW ALONG THE SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND
NORTHEAST FLORIDA COASTS.  THE UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM AND HEAVY RAINS
WILL MOVE INTO THE ATLANTIC LATER TONIGHT, WHILE THE SURFACE SYSTEM
DRIFTS SLOWLY EAST ALONG THE GEORGIA/FLORIDA BORDER.

A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8:00 P.M. EDT OVER MUCH OF COASTAL
GEORGIA AND NORTHEAST FLORIDA.  A FLOOD WATCH IS ALSO IN EFFECT OVER
NORTHEAST FLORIDA INTO TONIGHT.  LATEST RADARS FROM THE REGION SHOW
THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN OVER SOUTHEASTERN GEORGIA AND
NORTHEAST FLORIDA. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE ATLANTIC
LATER TONIGHT.

SOME 24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS ENDING AT 8:00 A.M. EDT TODAY:

..ALABAMA..
CAIRNS                   6.02 INCHES
CLAYTON                  5.20 INCHES
TROY                     4.90 INCHES
UNION SPRINGS            4.55 INCHES
DOTHAN                   4.76 INCHES
SELMA                    4.02 INCHES
AUBURN                   3.33 INCHES

..GEORGIA..
COLUMBUS                 2.49 INCHES
VALDOSTA                 2.34 INCHES
ALMA                     2.03 INCHES

..FLORIDA...
MONTICELLO               7.15 INCHES
TALLAHASSEE              5.39 INCHES
MARIANA                  4.26 INCHES
PANAMA CITY              4.37 INCHES

PRELIMINARY STORM TOTALS THROUGH 7:00 A.M. EDT TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29,
1998:

..ALABAMA...
ROBERTSDALE              19.42  INCHES
BAY 
MINETTE                  14.55 INCHES
ALABAMA PORT             13.66  INCHES
MOBILE (AIRPORT)              12.20 INCHES
MOBILE (DOWNTOWN)        10.99  INCHES
MONTGOMERY               8.68 INCHES

...FLORIDA...
MILTON                   25.06 INCHES 
MUNSON                   25.06 INCHES
SHALIMAR                 19.30 INCHES
PENSACOLA AREA           15.49 INCHES
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE          17.80 INCHES

THE NEXT STORM SUMMARY WILL BE ISSUED BY HPC AT 1:00 A.M. EDT
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 01, 1998.

ECKERT/FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH