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Remnants of RITA Advisory Number 33
 
Issued 21:00Z Sep 25, 2005
 
Advisory Selection
View advisory number:  35   34   33   32   31   

PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 33 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION RITA
NWS...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...CAMP SPRINGS MD 
4 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2005        

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

A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF MISSISSIPPI...
...TENNESSEE AND ALABAMA.

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

A RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS HAVE BEEN ISSUED FOR THE NECHES...
ANGELINA...BIG BLACK...CALCASIEU... AND MERMENTAU RIVERS.

AT 4 PM CDT...21Z...TROPICAL DEPRESSION RITA WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 36.6 NORTH...AND LONGITUDE 91.2 WEST...OR 55 MILES
NORTHEAST OF BATESVILLE ARKANSAS.

THE DEPRESSION IS NOW MOVING NORTH NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.  THIS
GENERAL MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE ENSUING 24 HR
PERIOD. RITA IS FORECAST TO WEAKEN AS SHE CONTINUES HER JOURNEY. 

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.  THE
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE WAS 999 MB...OR 29.50 INCHES.

SELECTED STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN INCHES THROUGH 2 PM CDT



...LOUISIANA...

LAPLACE                      12.4  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
BUNKIE                       10.0  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
BATON ROUGE                   9.4  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
JENNINGS                      9.4  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
LAFAYETTE                     8.6  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
PORT VINCENT                  8.1  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
MILLERVILLE                   8.1  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
INNISWOLD                     7.3  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
FORT POLK                     6.7  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
BOSSIER CITY                  6.3  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
NEW ORLEANS NORL1             6.3  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
EUNICE                        6.1  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
SHREVEPORT                    5.5  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25

...TEXAS...

BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR          8.6  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
EVADALE                       6.3  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
CLEVELAND                     3.8  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
LONGVIEW                      3.3  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25    
LIVINGSTON                    2.3  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25 

...ARKANSAS...

STUTTGART                     5.7  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
MOUNT IDA                     4.9  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
HOT SPRINGS                   4.7  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
TEXARKANA                     4.0  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
BATESVILLE                    3.4  
EL DORADO                     3.2  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
LITTLE ROCK                   3.0  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
MONTICELLO                    2.6  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
DEQUEEN                       2.5  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
JONESBORO                     1.2

...MISSISSIPPI...

GREENVILLE                    6.6  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25
GREENWOOD                     2.6
TUPELO                        1.9
JACKSON                       1.1  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25

...ALABAMA...

EVERGREEN                     3.5  THROUGH 7 AM SEPT 25


MAXIMUM RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM TROPICAL DEPRESSION RITA ARE 
EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 2 TO 3 INCHES OVER PARTS OF THE LOWER OHIO
AND MISSISSIPPI VALLEYS TONIGHT.

REPEATING THE 4 PM CDT POSITION...36.6 NORTH...91.2 WEST...
MOVEMENT TOWARD NORTH NORTHEAST NEAR 20 MPH...MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS AT 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH...MINIMUM CENTRAL
PRESSURE...999 MB.

THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL
PREDICTION CENTER AT 10 PM CDT.  PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THIS
STORM.

SZATANEK/BANN