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Tropical Depression IVAN Advisory Number 61
 
Issued 15:00Z Sep 17, 2004
 
Advisory Selection
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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 61 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION IVAN
NWS...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...CAMP SPRINGS MD 
11 AM EDT FRI SEP 17 2004        


...TROPICAL DEPRESSION IVAN IS CONTINUING TO GENERATE HEAVY
RAINFALL...

FLOOD WATCHES ARE IN EFFECT OVER A BROAD AREA THAT INCLUDES THE
ENTIRE APPALACHIAN CHAIN AND POINTS NORTH AND EAST.

THE WATCHES COVER NORTHERN ALABAMA...EXTREME NORTHEASTERN
GEORGIA...EASTERN TENNESSEE...EASTERN KENTUCKY AND OHIO...MOST OF
SOUTH CAROLINA...WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA...VIRGINIA...WEST
VIRGINIA...MUCH OF MARYLAND AND NEW
JERSEY...DELAWARE...PENNSYLVANIA...AND SOUTHERN NEW YORK.

FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN OHIO
AND NORTHEASTERN KENTUCKY.

THE 11 AM EDT...15Z...POSITION OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION IVAN IS
LATITUDE 35.8 NORTH AND LONGITUDE 83.1 WEST...ABOUT 45 MILES EAST
OF KNOXVILLE...TENNESSEE. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 20 MPH
WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 998 MB OR
29.47 INCHES. OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS...IVAN HAS BEEN MOVING IN AN
EAST-NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION AT APPROXIMATELY 18 MPH. THIS GENERAL
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS. 


SELECTED STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN INCHES THROUGH 8 AM EDT.

LOCATION                      STORM TOTAL

ALABAMA...

TROY                          6.43
DOTHAN                        5.79
MONTGOMERY                    5.28
MOBILE                        5.07
PINSON                        4.59
ANNISTON                      4.48

GEORGIA...

ATLANTA                       5.05
ATHENS                        3.86
GAINESVILLE                   3.42

TENNESSEE...

CHATTANOOGA                   6.60
CROSSVILLE                    5.14
KNOXVILLE                     2.14
BRISTOL                       1.98
NASHVILLE                     1.53

KENTUCKY...

LONDON                        3.34
JACKSON                       1.86
LEXINGTON                     1.79

...OHIO...

AKRON-CANTON                  0.85
WOOSTER                       0.69
YOUNGSTOWN                    0.64

...WEST VIRGINIA...

HUNTINGTON                    1.95
BLUEFIELD                     1.56
PARKERSBURG                   1.10


EXPECT ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3-6 INCHES WITH ISOLATED
HEAVIER AMOUNTS THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...CONCENTRATED ALONG THE
APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS.

REPEATING THE 11 AM EDT...15Z...POSITION...TROPICAL DEPRESSION
IVAN IS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 35.8 NORTH AND LONGITUDE 83.1 WEST.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 998 MB OR 29.47 INCHES. 

THE NEXT ADVISORY ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION IVAN WILL BE ISSUED BY
THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER AT 5 PM EDT. REFER TO
STATEMENTS ISSUED BY LOCAL WEATHER OFFICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
CONCERNING THIS STORM.

BELL/ECKERT