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Tropical Depression Imelda Advisory Number   3
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL       AL112019
1000 PM CDT Tue Sep 17 2019

...IMELDA MOVING FARTHER INLAND...
...HEAVY RAINS AND LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODING WILL CONTINUE TO
SPREAD INLAND OVER SOUTHEAST TEXAS DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO...
...THIS IS THE LAST NHC ADVISORY...


SUMMARY OF 1000 PM CDT...0300 UTC...INFORMATION
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LOCATION...29.8N 95.5W
ABOUT 10 MI...15 KM NW OF HOUSTON TEXAS
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH...55 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT...N OR 360 DEGREES AT 6 MPH...9 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1007 MB...29.74 INCHES


WATCHES AND WARNINGS
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SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
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At 1000 PM CDT (0300 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Imelda
was located near latitude 29.8 North, longitude 95.5 West.  The
depression is moving toward the north near 6 mph (9 km/h) and this
general motion is expected to continue for the next couple of days.
On the forecast track, Imelda will move over eastern Texas through
Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 35 mph (55 km/h) with higher gusts.
Gradual weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and the
system should become a remnant low by late Thursday.


The estimated minimum central pressure is 1007 mb (29.74 inches).


HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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RAINFALL:  Imelda is expected to produce total rainfall
accumulations of 6 to 12 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 18
inches across the upper coastal region of Texas, including the
Houston and Galveston areas.  Rainfall amounts of 4 to 6 inches with
isolated totals of 10 inches are possible across portions of
southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana through Thursday.  This
rainfall may produce significant to life-threatening flash floods.


NEXT ADVISORY
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This is the last public advisory issued by the National Hurricane
Center on Imelda.  Future information on this system can be found in
Public Advisories issued by the Weather Prediction Center beginning
at 5 AM EDT, under AWIPS header TCPAT1, WMO header WTNT31 KWNH, and
on the web at http://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov.

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Forecaster Pasch

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