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Tropical Depression HELENE Advisory Number 21
 
Issued 11:00Z Sep 23, 2000
 
Advisory Selection
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STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 21 FOR THE REMNANTS OF HELENE
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
630 AM EDT SAT SEP 23 2000

AT 6:00 AM EDT A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESS, WHICH USED TO BE HELENE, WAS
OVER CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA. THE CENTRAL PRESSURE WAS ABOUT 1012 MB
AND IT CONTINUES TO WEAKEN.  MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH ALONG AN
OLD COLD FRONT THAT IS LYING ACROSS THE REGION.

THE MAIN THREAT, FROM THE REMNANTS OF HELENE, WILL BE HEAVY RAIN AS DEEP
TROPICAL MOISTURE CONTINUES TO FEED NORTHWARD.  AMOUNTS OF ONE TO
THREE INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA TODAY. FLOOD AND
FLASH FLOOD WATCHES ARE STILL IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF EASTERN NORTH
CAROLINA.

RAINFALL SINCE FRIDAY MORNING HAS BEEN QUITE HEAVY IN SOME AREAS.  THE
FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF SOME OF THE HIGHER TOTALS.

...FLORIDA...
APALACHICOLA        10.32 INCHES
TALLAHASSEE         7.93 INCHES
LIVE OAK            4.75 INCHES

...GEORGIA...
MACON               2.82 INCHES
AUGUSTA             2.84 INCHES

...SOUTH CAROLINA...
GREENWOOD      5.82 INCHES
OWENS               2.52 INCHES
COLUMBIA            2.17 INCHES

...NORTH CAROLINA...
CHARLOTTE           1.41 INCHES

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED AROUND 1:00 PM EDT.

ECKERT/FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH