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Remnants of RITA Advisory Number 34
 
Issued 03:00Z Sep 26, 2005
 
Advisory Selection
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PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 34 FOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION RITA
NWS...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...CAMP SPRINGS MD 
10 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2005        

...TROPICAL DEPRESSION RITA PUSHING TOWARDS THE OHIO
VALLEY...SEVERE WEATHER AND FLOOD THREAT REMAIN...

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

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

AT 10 PM CDT...03Z...TROPICAL DEPRESSION RITA WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 38.5 NORTH...AND LONGITUDE 89.5 WEST...OR 55 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF ST. LOUIS MISSOURI.

THE DEPRESSION IS NOW MOVING NORTH NORTHEAST AT 25 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 ARE 20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  THE MINIMUM
CENTRAL PRESSURE WAS 1004 MB...OR 29.65 INCHES.

SELECTED STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN INCHES THROUGH 7 PM CDT



...LOUISIANA...

BUNKIE                       16.00
LAPLACE                      12.45
LOGANSPORT                    9.81
PORT VINCENT                  9.71      
JENNINGS                      9.39
BATON ROUGE                   9.30
MILLERVILLE                   9.12  
LAFAYETTE                     8.44
INNISWOLD                     8.31
PRAIRIEVILLE                  7.94       
FORT POLK                     7.39    
NEW ORLEANS                   6.32   
SHREVEPORT                    5.53 

...TEXAS...

CENTER                       10.48
BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR          8.89
KARNACK                       6.32
EVADALE                       6.27
LONGVIEW                      5.60
HARLETON                      4.50
MARSHALL                      4.28
JEFFERSON                     4.22    
LINDEN                        3.70
DE KALB                       3.00 

...ARKANSAS...

BOUGHTON                      5.88
STAR CITY                     5.60
HOT SPRINGS                   5.58
ARKANSAS CITY                 5.36
LEOLA                         5.25
DEMASCUS                      5.10
LEWISVILLE                    5.08
SPARKMAN                      4.91
BENTON                        4.88
MOUNT IDA                     4.87
CAMDEN                        4.75
TEXARKANA                     4.03
LITTLE ROCK                   3.46

...MISSISSIPPI...

GREENVILLE                    8.37
NATCHEZ                       7.80
PORT GIBSON                   5.62
HOLLANDALE                    5.45
LELAND                        5.25
WAYSIDE                       4.74
VICKSBURG                     4.39
JACKSON                       2.01

...ALABAMA...

ATMORE                        4.30
CAMDEN                        4.28
EVERGREEN                     3.72
ALBERTA                       3.51
BREWTON                       3.15
SILVERHILL                    3.14
WALLACE                       2.90
THEODORE                      2.59
UNIONTOWN                     2.56
COFFEEVILLE                   2.37
CLAIBORNE                     2.13

...MISSOURI...

MYRTLE                        2.15
WEST PLAINS                   1.83  
POPLAR BLUFF                  1.68 
WINONA                        1.64
CAPE GIRARDEAU                1.24 

...KENTUCKY...

PADUCAH                       1.40 

...INDIANA...

TERRE HAUTE                   1.23
BLOOMINGTON                   1.11
EAGLE CREEK ARPT              1.06
EVANSVILLE                    0.95 

...ILLINOIS...

HILDAGO                       1.77
DECATUR                       1.54
WINDSOR                       1.42
URBANA                        1.32
PALESTINE                     1.14
CARBONDALE                    1.13 


MAXIMUM RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM TROPICAL DEPRESSION RITA ARE 
EXPECTED TO RANGE LOCALLY FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES OVER PARTS OF THE
OHIO VALLEY TONIGHT.

REPEATING THE 10 PM CDT POSITION...38.5 NORTH...89.5 WEST...
MOVEMENT TOWARD NORTH NORTHEAST NEAR 25 MPH...MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS AT 20 MPH...MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1004 MB.

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

TRIMARCO