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Remnants of HELENE Advisory Number 19
 
Issued 23:00Z Sep 22, 2000
 
Advisory Selection
View advisory number:  22   21   20   19   

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STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 19 FOR T.D. HELENE
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
7:00 PM EDT FRI SEP 22 2000

AT 6:00 PM EDT THE CENTER OF THE REMNANTS OF  "HELENE" WAS LOCATED
JUST WEST OF MACON, GEORGIA.    THE SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AS
IT MOVES EAST-NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN STATES INTO
THE CAROLINAS.  THE MAIN THREAT FROM "HELENE" IS NOW FROM HEAVY
RAINS AND POSSIBLE FLOODING OR FLASH FLOODING.  THE CIRCULATIONS
ASSOCIATED WITH "HELENE" IS INTERACTING WITH A FRONT AND IS
PRODUCING MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL FORM GEORGIA EAST-
NORTHEASTWARD INTO NORTH CAROLINA.   THE SYSTEM HAS A HISTORY OF
PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAINS. TALLAHASSEE RECEIVED OVER 8 INCHES OF
RAIN FROM THE STORM WHILE 9 TO 12 INCHES OF RAIN FELL ACROSS THE
SOPCHOPPY RIVER IN THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE WHERE A RIVER FLOOD
WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT. THE SYSTEM SHOULD CONTINUE TO PRODUCE
HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH THE NIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE 4 TO 6 INCH RANGE WITH ISOLATED
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ALONG THE TRACK OF THE STORM AND ALONG
AND JUST NORTH OF THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY.  FLASH FLOOD WATCHES
REMAIN IN EFFECT OVER A LARGE AREA GEORGIA, SOUTH CAROLINA AND
NORTH CAROLINA.  FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA AND FOR THE COUNTY OF ANSON, NORTH
CAROLINA.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO MONITOR THE LATEST STATEMENTS AND WARNINGS
FROM NWS FORECAST OFFICES FOR POSSIBLE IMPACTS TO THEIR LOCAL AREAS.

ECKERT/FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH

CORRECTED