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Hurricane FRANCES


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRANCES ADVISORY NUMBER  53
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
11 PM EDT MON SEP 06 2004

...FRANCES WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL DEPRESSION OVER LAND...
 
AT 11 PM EDT...0300Z...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS DISCONTINUED
FOR
THE GULF COAST OF FLORIDA FROM THE SUWANEE RIVER TO ST. MARKS.
COASTAL INTERESTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS
SUBSIDE.
 
AT 11 PM EDT...0300Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION FRANCES WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 31.3 NORTH...LONGITUDE  84.6 WEST OR ABOUT 
30 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ALBANY GEORGIA.
 
THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH AND
A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR  35 MPH WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  GRADUAL WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE AS THE DEPRESSION
MOVES OVER LAND.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  985 MB...29.09 INCHES.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 4 TO 8 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS
...ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS WAVES...FROM TAMPA BAY NORTHWARD
TO THE APALACHEE BAY ARE EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY RECEDE ON TUESDAY.
 
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS...
ARE EXPECTED OVER PORTIONS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES...
ESPECIALLY ALONG AND TO THE EAST OF THE PATH OF FRANCES.
 
ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF NORTH
FLORIDA...EASTERN GEOGIA...AND CENTRAL AND EASTERN SOUTH CAROLINA.

REPEATING THE 11 PM EDT POSITION...31.3 N... 84.6 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 35 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 985 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
THIS IS THE LAST PUBLIC ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER ON FRANCES.  FUTURE INFORMATION ON FRANCES CAN BE FOUND IN
PUBLIC ADVISORIES ISSUED BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION
CENTER...UNDER AWIPS HEADER TCPAT1 AND WMO HEADER WTNT31 KWNH...
BEGINNING AT 5 AM EDT.
 
FORECASTER LAWRENCE
 
 
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