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Remnants of RITA Advisory Number 32
 
Issued 15:00Z Sep 25, 2005
 
Advisory Selection
View advisory number:  35   34   33   32   31   

PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 32 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION RITA
NWS...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...CAMP SPRINGS MD 
10 AM CDT SUN SEP 25 2005        

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION RITA MOVING THROUGH THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
CONTINUING THE SEVERE WEATHER AND FLOOD THREAT...

A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF MISSISSIPPI...
ARKANSAS...TENNESSEE AND THE MISSOURI BOOT HEEL.

FLOOD AND FLASH FLOOD WATCHES ARE IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF
ARKANSAS...SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...TENNESSEE...MISSISSIPPI...
LOUISIANA...ALABAMA...AND THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE. 

FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR PARTS OF LOUISIANA AND
MISSISSIPPI.

AT 10 AM CDT...15Z...TROPICAL DEPRESSION RITA WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 35.2 NORTH...AND LONGITUDE 91.6 WEST...OR 40 MILES
NORTHEAST OF LITTLE ROCK ARKANSAS.

THE DEPRESSION IS NOW MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.  THIS GENERAL
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE DAY WITH CONTINUED
SLOW WEAKENING. 

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.  THE
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE WAS 997 MB...OR 29.44 INCHES.

SELECTED STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN INCHES THROUGH 7 AM CDT

...LOUISIANA...

LAPLACE                      12.4
BUNKIE                       10.0
BATON ROUGE                   9.4
JENNINGS                      9.4
LAFAYETTE                     8.6
PORT VINCENT                  8.1 
MILLERVILLE                   8.1
INNISWOLD                     7.3
FORT POLK                     6.7  
BOSSIER CITY                  6.3
NEW ORLEANS NORL1             6.3
EUNICE                        6.1
SHREVEPORT                    5.5

...TEXAS...

BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR          8.6
CENTER                        8.5  THROUGH 130 PM 9/24
EVADALE                       6.3
CLEVELAND                     3.8
LONGVIEW                      3.3      
LIVINGSTON                    2.3  

...ARKANSAS...

STUTTGART                     5.7
MOUNT IDA                     4.9
HOT SPRINGS                   4.7
TEXARKANA                     4.0
PINE BLUFF                    3.4
EL DORADO                     3.2
LITTLE ROCK                   3.0
MONTICELLO                    2.6 
DEQUEEN                       2.5

...MISSISSIPPI...

GREENVILLE                    6.6
JACKSON                       1.1

...ALABAMA...

EVERGREEN                     3.5

...FLORIDA...

MIAMI                         3.1
MARATHON AIRPORT              1.9
KEY WEST INTL AIRPORT         1.4


MAXIMUM RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM TROPICAL DEPRESSION RITA ARE 
EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER PARTS OF THE LOWER OHIO
AND MISSISSIPPI VALLEYS TODAY.

REPEATING THE 10 AM CDT POSITION...35.2 NORTH...91.6 WEST...
MOVEMENT TOWARD NORTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH...MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS AT
20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH...MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...997 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL
PREDICTION CENTER AT 4 PM CDT/5 PM EDT.  PLEASE REFER TO YOUR
LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON
THIS STORM.

BANN/SULLIVAN