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Hurricane FRANCES


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TROPICAL STORM FRANCES INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  52A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
8 PM EDT MON SEP 06 2004
 
...FRANCES EXPECTED TO DUMP HEAVY RAINS OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED
STATES...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE FLORIDA GULF
COAST FROM THE SUWANEE RIVER TO ST. MARKS.  THESE WARNINGS COULD BE
DISCONTINUED LATER TONIGHT. 
 
AT 8 PM EDT...0000Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FRANCES WAS
LOCATED INLAND NEAR LATITUDE 31.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE  84.5 WEST OR
ABOUT   35 MILES SOUTH-SOUTHWEST OF ALBANY GEORGIA.
 
FRANCES IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR 11 MPH AND A
GENERALLY NORTHWARD MOTION IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. 
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 40 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS...
MAINLY OVER WATER.  FUTHER WEAKENING IS EXPECTED AS FRANCES MOVES
FURTHER INLAND.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES SOUTH OF
THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS  984 MB...29.06 INCHES.
 
STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 4 TO 8 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS
...ALONG WITH LARGE AND DANGEROUS WAVES...CONTINUE FROM TAMPA BAY
NORTHWARD TO THE APALACHEE BAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE EXPECTED TO ABATE
LATER TONIGHT AND EARLY 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 TODAY OVER PORTIONS OF NORTH AND
CENTRAL FLORIDA AND THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE...AND PORTIONS OF ALABAMA
AND GEORGIA.
 
REPEATING THE 8 PM EDT POSITION...31.1 N... 84.5 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTH-NORTHWEST NEAR  11 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 984 MB.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AT
11 PM EDT.
 
FORECASTER LAWRENCE
 
 
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