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Remnants of GORDON Advisory Number 20
 
Issued 05:00Z Sep 19, 2000
 
Advisory Selection
View advisory number:  21   20   19   

STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 20 FOR THE REMNANTS OF GORDON
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
1:02 AM EDT TUE SEP 19 2000

...THE REMNANTS OF "GORDON" WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AS IT MOVES
QUICKLY NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC STATES...

AT 11:00 PM EDT THE CENTER OF GORDON WAS AT 34.1N 80.6W, OR ABOUT 15
MILES NNW OF SUMTER, SOUTH CAROLINA.  IT CONTINUES TO MOVE NORTH-
NORTHEAST AT AROUND 15 MPH.  THE CENTRAL PRESSURE WAS 1011 MB WITH
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH OCCURRING NORTH OF THE CENTER.  WINDS OF 20-30
MPH WERE OCCURRING ALONG THE COASTS OF NORTH AND SOUTH CAROLINA.

THE LATEST REGIONAL RADAR PICTURES CONTINUED TO SHOW AREAS OF
HEAVY RAIN OVER WESTERN SOUTH AND NORTH CAROLINA, AND OVER THE
OUTER BANKS OF NORTH CAROLINA. SOME EASTERN NORTH AND SOUTH
CAROLINA COMMUNITIES HAVE SEEN VERY HEAVY RAINS TODAY THAT
CAUSED FLOODING.

RAINFALL SINCE 8:00 AM EDT

NORTH MRYTLE BEACH, SC        3.78"
NEW RIVER, NC                 5.59"
WILMINGTON, NC                2.39"
GOLDSBORO, NC                 1.79"

FLOOD WATCHES REMAIN IN EFFECT INTO TONIGHT FOR PARTS OF EASTERN
NORTH CAROLINA.  SOME ADDITIONAL RAINS ON TOP OF ALREADY SATURATED
GROUND MAY CAUSE ADDITIONAL RISES ON SMALL STREAMS AND FLOODING
OF URBAN AREAS.

THE REMNANTS OF GORDON WILL MOVE INTO NORTH CAROLINA TONIGHT, INTO
SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA BY TUESDAY MORNING AND IN THE VICINITY OF THE
NEW JERSEY COAST BY TUESDAY EVENING AND FINALLY PASS OFF THE NEW
ENGLAND COAST BY WEDNESDAY MORNING.

THE NEXT SUMMARY WILL BE ISSUED AROUND 7:00 AM EDT TUESDAY.

FLATLEY/FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH