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Tropical Depression HERMINE Advisory Number 13
 
Issued 17:00Z Sep 20, 1998
 
Advisory Selection
View advisory number:  14   13   

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STORM SUMMARY 13 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION HERMINE
NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...NWS...CAMP SPRINGS MD
1200 PM CDT SUN SEP 20 1998

AT 12 NOON CDT THE BROAD CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION HERMINE WAS
LOCATED NEAR THE SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI/LOUISIANA BORDER TO THE
SOUTHEAST OF MCCOMB MISSISSIPPI.  HERMINE CONTINUES TO WEAKEN AS ITS
MAIN CIRCULATION CONTINUES TO MOVE IN A NORTHEASTWARD DIRECTION
OVER LAND.  

HERMINE CAME IN ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA SATURDAY NIGHT AS A
WEAK TROPICAL STORM.  RAIN BANDS WERE NOT VERY IMPRESSIVE AS THEY
MOVED INLAND OVERNIGHT BUT MORNING SATELLITE PICTURES AND RADAR
DATA HAVE SHOWN A RAPID INCREASE IN THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY TO THE
EAST OF THE CENTER.  THIS HAS PRODUCED SOME VERY HEAVY RAINS LATE
SUN MORNING ACROSS PORTIONS WASHINGTON PARISH IN SOUTHEASTERN
LOUISIANA AS WELL AS WALTHALL COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI WHERE
FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS WERE ISSUED.

AS IS TYPICAL WITH MOST WEAKENING TROPICAL SYSTEMS OVER LAND..THE
MAIN THREAT WILL BE HEAVY RAINFALL AS THE REMNANTS OF THE SYSTEM
LIFTS NORTHEASTWARD TOWARD THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS BY MONDAY
MORNING.  FLASH FLOOD WATCHES ARE IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI TODAY.  GENERALIZED 1 TO 3 INCH RAINS CAN BE
EXPECTED ALONG AND EAST OF THE TRACK THROUGH MONDAY MORNING
WITH SOME SPOTTY 5 INCH AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

PLEASE REFER TO STATEMENTS FROM YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE FOR UPDATED AND DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT
RAIN AND POSSIBLE FLASH FLOODING ASSOCIATED WITH T.D HERMINE.

THE NEXT STORM SUMMARY WILL BE ISSUED AT 7 PM EDT.

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