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Tropical Depression GRACE Advisory Number 6
 
Issued 21:00Z Aug 31, 2003
 
Advisory Selection
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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 6 FOR TROPICAL
DEPRESSION GRACE
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER CAMP
SPRINGS MD
4PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2003
...TROPICAL DEPRESSION GRACE MOVING INTO
SOUTHEAST TEXAS...
CURRENT WATCHES/WARNINGS...A FLOOD WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FOR SOUTHEAST TEXAS
INCLUDING...ORANGE...JEFFERSON...TYLER...JASPER
...NEWTON...HARDIN COUNTIES.  A FLOOD WATCH HAS
ALSO BEEN ISSUED FOR SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA
INCLUDING...CALCASIEU...CAMERON...AND 
JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISHES. A RIVER FLOOD WARNING
HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE PINE ISLAND BAYOU NEAR
SOUR LAKE.
AT 4 PM CDT...21Z...THE SURFACE LOW WAS FOUND
NEAR LATITUDE 30.3 NORTH...96.1 WEST...OR 25
MILES SOUTHEAST OF COLLEGE STATION TEXAS. 
GRACE IS MOVING NORTHWESTWARD AT 10 MPH AND IS
EXPECTED TO MAINTAIN THAT RATE OF PROGRESSION
OVERNIGHT...WITH A TURN TOWARDS THE NORTH. 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE 20 MPH...GUSTS TO 
30 MPH. THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 29.77
INCHES...1008 MB.
SELECTED 24 HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN INCHES 
VALID 18Z (1 PM CDT)
LOCATION                      STORM TOTAL
========                      ===========
BEAUMONT-PORT ARTHUR TX       2.85
HOUSTON WILL HOBBY ASOS TX    2.38
GALVESTON TX                  2.10
HOUSTON INTERCONTINENTAL TX   1.76
CONROE TX                     1.39
HOUSTON DW HOOK ASOS TX       1.17
ANGELTON TX                   1.05
HUNTSVILLE TX                  .78
COLLEGE STATION TX             .55
LUFKIN TX                      .32
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES CAN STILL BE
EXPECTED TO ACCUMULATE OVER PARTS OF NORTHEAST
TEXAS...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...WEST ARKANSAS OVER
THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
REPEATING THE 4 PM CDT...21Z...TROPICAL
DEPRESSION GRACE WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.3
NORTH...96.9 WEST...MOVING NORTHWESTWARD AT 10
MPH...MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS NEAR 25
MPH...MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE 29.77 INCHES OR
1008 MB. 
THE NEXT ADVISORY BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL
PREDICTION CENTER ON GRACE WILL BE ISSUED AT 10
PM CDT.
SZATANEK/PETERSEN