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Tropical Depression GUSTAV Advisory Number 38
 
Issued 03:00Z Sep 03, 2008
 
Advisory Selection
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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 38 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION GUSTAV
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER CAMP SPRINGS MD AL072008
1000 PM CDT TUE SEP 2 2008

...GUSTAV MOVING INTO SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS WITH HEAVY RAIN
PERSISTING... 

FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTHERN HALF OF
MISSISSIPPI...MUCH OF LOUISIANA...A COUPLE OF COUNTIES IN
NORTHEASTERN TEXAS INTO ARKANSAS... EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND MUCH OF
MISSOURI. FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE
MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV.
 
AT 1000 PM CDT...03Z...TROPICAL DEPRESSION GUSTAV WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 33.2 NORTH...AND LONGITUDE 94.0 WEST...OR ABOUT 15
MILES...24 KM...SOUTH OF TEXARKANA ARKANSAS AND 50 MILES...80
KM... NORTH OF SHREVEPORT LOUISIANA. 

THE DEPRESSION WAS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 5
MPH...8 KM/HR. THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING.  

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE 20 MPH...32 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
THE MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE WAS 995 MB...29.38 INCHES. 

SELECTED STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN INCHES 

...ALABAMA...

MOBILE (BFM BROOKLEY FIELD)          3.10
MOBILE (MOB)                         2.22

...MISSISSIPPI...

MCCOMB                               7.33
HATTIESBURG                          6.40
PASCAGOULA                           4.61
LAUREL                               4.07
BILOXI/KEESLER AFB                   4.05
VICKSBURG                            2.24
GREENVILLE                           1.88
GULFPORT                             1.83
JACKSON (JAN)                        1.52
GREENWOOD                            1.38

...LOUISIANA...

ALEXANDRIA                           7.76
MONROE                               5.99
BATON ROUGE                          4.63
FORT POLK                            4.25
NEW ORLEANS NAS                      3.10
SHREVEPORT                           2.19
SHREVEPORT (DTN)                     2.09
BARKSDALE AFB                        2.08
LAKE CHARLES                         1.39
LAFAYETTE                            1.72
SLIDELL                              1.16
NEW ORLEANS (MSY)                    0.67

...ARKANSAS...

MOUNT IDA                            3.06
MONTICELLO                           2.30
HOT SPRINGS                          2.21
EL DORADO                            1.99
BATESVILLE                           1.81
FLIPPIN                              1.79
TEXARKANA                            1.76
LITTLE ROCK AFB                      1.56
LITTLE ROCK                          1.52
STUTTGART                            1.16

...TEXAS...

PARIS                                0.84
LONGVIEW                             0.73
LUFKIN                               0.47

...FLORIDA...

PENSACOLA NAS                        3.62
PENSACOLA (PNS)                      2.09
DESTIN                               2.08
MARATHON                             2.04
MIAMI (TMB)                          1.92
VALPARAISO/EGLIN AFB                 1.69
HOMESTEAD                            1.62
VERO BEACH                           1.58
KEY WEST                             1.46

STORM TOTAL RAINFALLS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FIVE TO TEN INCHES WITH
ISOLATED MAXIMUM OF FIFTEEN INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF
LOUISIANA...ARKANSAS...AND MISSISSIPPI. FOUR TO SIX INCHES WITH A
MAXIMUM OF EIGHT INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER PORTIONS OF MISSOURI AND
WEST CENTRAL TO NORTHERN ILLINOIS. TWO TO FOUR INCHES OF RAIN IS
POSSIBLE OVER FAR EASTERN OKLAHOMA.

REPEATING THE 1000 PM CDT POSITION...33.2 NORTH...94.0
WEST...MOVEMENT TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 5 MPH...MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS...20 MPH...MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...995 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY ON GUSTAV WILL BE ISSUED BY THE
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER AT 400 AM CDT. PLEASE REFER
TO YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE OR WEATHER.GOV FOR
FURTHER INFORMATION ON GUSTAV.

FORECASTER MUSHER

FORECAST POSITIONS
INITIAL 03/0300Z 33.2N 94.0W
12HR VT 03/1200Z 34.0N 94.1W 
24HR VT 04/0000Z 34.3N 93.9W
36HR VT 04/1200Z 36.8N 92.4W 
48HR VT 05/0000Z 38.3N 89.4W...ABSORBED