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Tropical Storm LEE


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TROPICAL STORM LEE INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER  13A
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL132011
700 PM CDT SUN SEP 04 2011
 
...HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING FROM LEE WILL SPREAD FROM THE CENTRAL
GULF COAST INTO THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS...
 
 
SUMMARY OF 700 PM CDT...0000 UTC...INFORMATION
----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...30.9N 91.8W
ABOUT 45 MI...75 KM SE OF ALEXANDRIA LOUISIANA
ABOUT 45 MI...75 KM WNW OF BATON ROUGE LOUISIANA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...40 MPH...65 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 5 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...989 MB...29.20 INCHES
 
 
WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY...
 
NONE
 
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR...
* DESTIN FLORIDA WESTWARD TO MORGAN CITY LOUISIANA...INCLUDING THE
CITY OF NEW ORLEANS...LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN...AND LAKE MAUREPAS
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA IN THE UNITED STATES...
INCLUDING POSSIBLE INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST
OFFICE. 
 
 
DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 700 PM CDT...0000 UTC...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM LEE WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE 91.8 WEST. LEE IS
MOVING TOWARD THE NORTH NEAR 6 MPH...9 KM/H. SOME ERRATIC MOTION IS
POSSIBLE THIS EVENING BEFORE LEE TURNS TOWARD THE NORTHEAST OR
EAST-NORTHEAST BY LATE TONIGHT. ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER
OF LEE WILL MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA
TONIGHT...AND MOVE INTO SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI BY LATE MONDAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE DECREASED TO NEAR 40 MPH...65 KM/H...
WITH HIGHER GUSTS...AND THESE STRONGEST WINDS ARE OCCURRING WELL
SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER OVER WATER. LITTLE CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS
EXPECTED IN THE NEXT 24 TO 36 HOURS. 
 
TROPICAL-STORM-FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 275 MILES...445
KM...MAINLY TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THE CENTER OVER WATER.
 
REPORTS FROM SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATE THAT THE MINIMUM CENTRAL
PRESSURE IS 989 MB...29.20 INCHES.
 
 
HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
----------------------
RAINFALL...TROPICAL STORM LEE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN
ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 15 INCHES ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF COAST
REGION...WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 20 INCHES
THROUGH TUESDAY. HEAVY RAINS WILL CONTINUE TO EXPAND NORTHEASTWARD
INTO THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AND SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS
THROUGH TUESDAY WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES EXPECTED...
WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES POSSIBLE. THESE RAINS ARE
EXPECTED TO CAUSE EXTENSIVE FLOODING AND FLASH FLOODING. SINCE
THURSDAY MORNING NEW ORLEANS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HAS REPORTED A
STORM-TOTAL RAINFALL OF 10.60 INCHES. 
 
STORM SURGE...ELEVATED WATER LEVELS OF AS MUCH AS 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE
GROUND LEVEL WILL CONTINUE TO OCCUR OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN
LOUISIANA AND COASTAL PORTIONS OF WESTERN MISSISSIPPI...WITH
ELEVATED WATER LEVELS AS MUCH AS 1 TO 3 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL
ELSEWHERE WITHIN THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING AREA. ELEVATED WATER
LEVELS WILL BE SLOW TO RECEDE DUE TO PERSISTENT ONSHORE WINDS.
 
WIND...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER
PORTIONS OF THE WARNING AREA TONIGHT AND MONDAY.
 
TORNADOES...A FEW TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND MONDAY OVER
PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN LOUISIANA...SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...SOUTHERN
ALABAMA...THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE...AND EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN GEORGIA.  
 
 
NEXT ADVISORY
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NEXT COMPLETE ADVISORY...1000 PM CDT.
 
$$
FORECASTER BRENNAN
 
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