Skip Navigation Links weather.gov 
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service   NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
The Weather Prediction Center

 
 

 

Follow the Weather Prediction Center on Facebook Follow the Weather Prediction Center on Twitter
NCEP Quarterly Newsletter
WPC Home
Analyses and Forecasts
   National High & Low
   WPC Discussions
   Surface Analysis
   Days ½-2½ CONUS
   Days 3-7 CONUS
   Days 4-8 Alaska
   QPF
   PQPF
   Flood Outlook
   Winter Weather
   Storm Summaries
   Heat Index
   Air Quality
   Tropical Products
   Daily Weather Map
   GIS Products
Current Watches/
Warnings

Satellite and Radar Imagery
   Satellite Images
   National Radar
Product Archive
WPC Verification
   QPF
   Medium Range
   Model Diagnostics
   Event Reviews
International Desks
Development and Training
   Development
WPC Overview
   About the WPC
   Staff
   WPC History
   Accomplishments
   Other Sites
   FAQs
Meteorological Calculators
Contact Us
   About Our Site
 
USA.gov is the U.S. Government's official web portal to all federal, state, and local government web resources and services.
 
Remnants of LEE Advisory Number 15
 
Issued 09:00Z Sep 05, 2011
 
Advisory Selection
View advisory number:  34   33   32   31   30   29   28   27   26   25   24   23   22   21   20   19   18   17   16   15   

 
REMNANTS OF LEE ADVISORY NUMBER 15
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER CAMP SPRINGS MD AL132011
400 AM CDT MON SEP 05 2011

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION LEE BECOMES EXTRATROPICAL IN SOUTHERN
LOUISIANA...
 
SUMMARY OF 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...30.2N 90.8W
ABOUT 35 MILES...56 KM...WNW OF NEW ORLEANS/MOISANT LOUISIANA.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...E OR 90 DEGREES AT 12 MPH...19 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...994 MB...29.36 INCHES

 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
FLOOD AND FLASH FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FROM
COASTAL TEXAS INTO THE GULF STATES AND THEN NORTHEASTWARD INTO THE
CENTRAL APPALICHIANS.

FOR INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE WATCHES
AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV.


DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 400 AM CDT...0900 UTC...THE CENTER OF LEE WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 30.2 NORTH...AND LONGITUDE 90.8 WEST. LEE HAS BECOME
EXTRATROPICAL OVER SOUTHERN LOUISIANA AS IT HAS MERGED WITH A
FRONTAL ZONE WITH COOL AND DRY AIR INFILTRATING THE CIRCULATION
CENTER FROM THE NORTH AND WEST. THE EXTRATROPICAL LOW CENTER IS
EXPECTED TO TURN TOWARDS THE NORTHEAST...BRINGING THE CENTER INTO
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI TODAY AND INTO ALABAMA ON TUESDAY. TROPICAL
MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH THE REMNANTS OF LEE WILL CONTINUE TO
INTERACT WITH THE FRONTAL ZONE...AND EXTREMELY HEAVY RAIN IS
EXPECTED TO FALL IN LOCATIONS WELL IN ADVANCE OF THE CIRCULATION
CENTER.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/H...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 994 MB...29.36 INCHES.


HAZARDS
-------
RAINFALL...THE REMNANTS OF LEE ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN
ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 15 INCHES ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF COAST
REGION...WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 20 INCHES
THROUGH TUESDAY. HEAVY RAINS WILL CONTINUE TO EXPAND NORTHEASTWARD
INTO THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS
THROUGH TUESDAY...WHERE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES POSSIBLE. THESE
RAINS MAY CAUSE LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES.


RAINFALL TOTALS
---------------
SELECTED STORM TOTAL RAINFALL IN INCHES THROUGH 1 AM CDT 

...ALABAMA...
MOBILE/BATES FIELD                   9.80                      
MUSCLE SHOALS RGNL ARPT              2.52                      
CAIRNS AAF/OZARK                     1.55                      
EVERGREEN                            1.47                      

...ARKANSAS...
FAYETTEVILLE/DRAKE                   4.35                      
HARRISON                             2.26                      
FORT SMITH                           2.23                      

...FLORIDA...
DESTIN AIRPORT                       5.78                      
MILTON/WHITING FIELD NAS             5.25                      
HURLBURT FIELD AWS                   5.24                      
PENSACOLA RGNL ARPT                  4.37                      
APALACHICOLA MUNI ARPT               4.25                      
VALPARAISO/EGLIN AFB                 4.24                      
TYNDALL AFB/PANAMA CITY              3.36                      
PENSACOLA NAS                        3.29                      

...ILLINOIS...
PEORIA                               3.67                      
QUINCY                               3.04                      

...KANSAS...
MCCUNE                               3.80                      
COFFEYVILLE                          3.16                      

...KENTUCKY...
HENDERSON CITY                       0.95                      
BOWLING GREEN-WARREN CO. ARPT        0.84                      
FORT KNOX AAF                        0.43                      

...LOUISIANA...
NEW ORLEANS/MOISANT                 10.91                      
NEW ORLEANS/LAKEFRONT                9.85                      
BOOTHVILLE                           8.64                      
BATON ROUGE/RYAN MUNI ARPT           8.20                      
SLIDELL                              6.07                      
NEW IBERIA/ACADIANA                  6.01                      
ALEXANDRIA/ESLER                     5.90                      
LAFAYETTE RGNL ARPT                  5.65                      
NATCHITOCHES                         3.68                      
GOLDONNA                             2.57                      
MONROE                               2.45                      

...MISSOURI...
FAIR GROVE                           5.52                      
ASHLAND                              5.39                      
BUFFALO                              5.28                      
LIBERAL                              5.25                      
CROSS TIMBERS                        5.18                      
BROOKFIELD                           5.11                      
PLATTSBURG                           5.06                      
JEFFERSON CITY                       5.06                      
HERMITAGE                            5.06                      
COLE CAMP                            5.06                      
WHEATLAND                            5.02                      
HIGHLANDVILLE                        5.02                      
FORNEY AAF                           4.63                      
COLUMBIA                             4.60                      

...MISSISSIPPI...
PASCAGOULA                          10.43                      
KEESLER AFB/BILOXI                   9.79                      
GULFPORT-BILOXI                      9.16                      
MCCOMB/LEWIS FIELD                   6.35                      
HATTIESBURG/LAUREL                   6.04                      
HATTIESBURG/CHAIN MUNI ARPT          6.00                      
JACKSON WFO                          5.43                      

...OKLAHOMA...
CLAREMORE                            2.44                      
MUSKOGEE                             2.38                      
SAND SPRINGS                         2.10                      

...TENNESSEE...
CLARKSVILLE/OUTLAW FIELD             1.68                      
OAK RIDGE (ASOS)                     1.58                      
CROSSVILLE MEMORIAL ARPT             1.46                      
KNOXVILLE MUNI ARPT                  1.02                      
NASHVILLE METRO ARPT                 1.00                      

...TEXAS...
MISSION BEND                         7.37                      
BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR                 4.99                      
HUNTSVILLE                           4.90                      
COLLEGE STATION                      3.45                      
TYLER                                2.69                      
PARIS                                2.44                      


NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
NEXT ADVISORY ISSUED AT 1000 AM CDT. PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THIS
STORM.

FORECASTER KONG

FORECAST POSITIONS
------------------
INITIAL 05/0900Z 30.2N 90.8W
12HR VT 05/1800Z 31.9N 89.7W...POST-TROP/EXTRATROP  
24HR VT 06/0600Z 32.9N 88.2W...POST-TROP/EXTRATROP