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Tropical Depression HELENE Advisory Number 22
 
Issued 17:00Z Sep 23, 2000
 
Advisory Selection
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STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 22 FOR T.D. HELENE
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
1:00 PM EDT SAT SEP 23 2000

AT 1:00 PM EDT THE CENTER OF THE REMNANTS OF  "HELENE" WAS LOCATED
JUST WEST OF FAYETTEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA.    THIS SYSTEM WILL
CONTINUE TO  MOVE EAST-NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH NORTH CAROLINA.

A FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3:00 PM EDT FOR NEW HANOVER,
PENDER, COLUMBUS AND BRUNSWICK COUNTIES IN NORTH CAROLINA. 

THE MAIN THREAT FROM "HELENE" IS FROM HEAVY RAINS . . . POSSIBLE
FLOODING OR FLASH FLOODING.  THE CIRCULATION ASSOCIATED WITH
"HELENE" CONTINUES TO INTERACT WITH A FRONT AND IS PRODUCING
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL MAINLY OVER EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA
AND EXTREME NORTHEAST COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA.  THERE ARE NO
CURRENT WATCHES OR WARNINGS.  THIS SYSTEM IS STILL PRODUCING HEAVY
RAINS.  DURING THE 24 HOURS ENDING AT 8 AM THIS MORNING, ORANGEBURG
MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, SC RECEIVED 5.38 INCHES OF RAIN.  OTHER 24-HOUR
PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS INCLUDE (IN INCHES):

MCENTIRE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, SC..............5.03
SOUTHERN PINES, NC........................................................4.70
MACKALL, NC......................................................................4.09

STREET FLOODING WAS REPORTED THIS MORNING AT 6:45 AM IN
JACKSONVILLE, NC BY LAW ENFORCEMENT.

MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL SHOULD PERSIST OVER EASTERN NORTH
CAROLINA.  RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE 2 TO 3 INCH
RANGE WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE NEAR THE TRACK OF THIS
SYSTEM AND ALONG AND JUST NORTH OF THE FRONTAL BOUNDARY.

RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO MONITOR ANY STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE
WATCHES AND WARNINGS FROM LOCAL NWS FORECAST OFFICES FOR POSSIBLE
IMPACTS.

THIS WILL BE THE LAST STORM SUMMARY ISSUED BY THE
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER.
   
MCELROY / FORECAST OPERATIONS BRANCH