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Tropical Depression IVAN Advisory Number 62
 
Issued 21:00Z Sep 17, 2004
 
Advisory Selection
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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 62 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION IVAN
NWS...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...CAMP SPRINGS MD 
5 PM EDT FRI SEP 17 2004        


...TROPICAL DEPRESSION IVAN TREKKING NORTHEASTWARD...VAST SWATH OF
PRECIPITATION FOLLOWING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL...FLOODING
PASTURELANDS...RIPARIAN COMMUNITIES...AND ROADWAYS.

FLOOD WATCHES ARE IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF...NEW YORK...
PENNSYLVANIA...NEW JERSEY...DELAWARE...NEW JERSEY...VIRGINIA...AND
NORTH CAROLINA.

FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS HAVE BEEN SPECIFICALLY ISSUED FOR THE ALABAMA
RIVER...AUGHWICK CREEK...CUMBERLAND RIVER...JUNIATA RIVER...LITTLE
JUNIATA RIVER...PIGEON RIVER...STILLWATER CREEK...TUSCARAWAS
RIVER...WILLS CREEK...AND A BEVY OF SMALL STREAMS IN NORTHWESTERN
GEORGIA.

FLOOD WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF ALABAMA...
GEORGIA...EASTERN TENNESSEE...EASTERN KENTUCKY...EASTERN
OHIO...WEST VIRGINIA...VIRGINIA...AND PENNSYLVANIA.

THE STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCHES FOR 
MARYLAND...WEST VIRGINIA...VIRGINIA...AND NORTH CAROLINA.

THE 5 PM EDT...21Z...POSITION OF THE SURFACE LOW FOR IVAN IS 36.5
NORTH LATITUDE AND 81.5 WEST LONGITUDE... OR APPROXIMATELY 100
MILES SOUTHWEST OF ROANOKE...VIRGINIA. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE
NEAR 20 MPH WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS
999 MB OR 29.50 INCHES. OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS...IVAN HAS BEEN
MOVING IN AN EAST-NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION AT APPROXIMATELY 20 MPH.
THIS GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL
HOURS. 


SELECTED STORM 24 HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN INCHES THROUGH 3 PM
EDT.

LOCATION                      STORM TOTAL

TENNESSEE...

GROTTO FALLS                  4.16
ROAN MTN                      3.36
LA FOLLETTE                   2.12
FORDTOWN                      2.04
EMBEREEVILLE                  1.52

KENTUCKY...

PRINCESS                      5.03
OLDTOWN                       4.72
OLYMPIA SPRINGS               4.68
CANNONSBURG                   3.68
BEECHBURG                     3.60

OHIO...

GREENFIELD                    5.99
SHARON                        5.40
COOLVILLE                     5.28
TRIMBLE                       5.22
VINTON                        4.79
NEW ATHENS                    4.39
LEWISVILLE                    3.95

WEST VIRGINIA...

ELLAMORE                     12.40
ADOLF                         9.90
VALLEY HEAD                   8.90
WILLIAMSON                    5.95
BELINGTON                     5.20
LOMI                          2.28

VIRGINIA...

DUNGANNON                     3.83
WYTHEVILLE                    2.24
MONTCLAIR                     1.76

NORTH CAROLINA...

BEAR CREEK                    9.33
JONAS RIDGE                   8.55
HIGHLANDS                     7.52
CONNESTE FALL                 7.11
ARGURA                        6.37
HAWK                          6.24
MARSHALL                      4.56
HENDERSONVILLE                4.31

PENNSYLVANIA...

HAMPTON                       3.95
EAST FRANKLIN                 3.00
DELMONT                       2.56
DONEGAL                       2.56
SENECA/OIL CITY               2.32
SABULA                        2.04
CAMBRIDGE                     1.83

NEW YORK...

URBANA                        2.47
HOWARD                        2.11
PRATTSBURG                    1.32


EXPECT ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2-4 INCHES WITH ISOLATED
HEAVIER AMOUNTS THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING ALONG THE APPALACHIAN
MOUNTAINS ESPECIALLY THROUGHOUT THE ALLEGHENY REGION.

REPEATING THE 5 PM EDT...21Z...POSITION...TROPICAL DEPRESSION IVAN
IS LOCATED NEAR 36.5 NORTH LATITUDE AND 81.5 WEST LONITUDE.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 999 MB OR 29.50 INCHES. 

THE NEXT ADVISORY ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION IVAN WILL BE ISSUED BY
THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER AT 11 PM EDT. REFER TO
STATEMENTS ISSUED BY LOCAL WEATHER OFFICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
CONCERNING THIS STORM.

SZATANEK