Gustav's remnants pose flood threat


Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 7:54 am
By: News 9


BULLETIN

TROPICAL DEPRESSION GUSTAV ADVISORY NUMBER  35

NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL072008

400 AM CDT TUE SEP 02 2008

...GUSTAV WEAKENS TO A DEPRESSION...STILL A FLOOD THREAT...

AT 400 AM CDT...0900Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION GUSTAV WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 31.7 NORTH...LONGITUDE 93.4 WEST OR ABOUT 135

MILES...215 KM...NORTHWEST OF LAFAYETTE LOUISIANA.

GUSTAV IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH...17 KM/HR...AND A DECREASE IN FORWARD SPEED WITH A TURN TOWARD THE NORTH IS EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  THIS MOTION WOULD BRING THE CENTER OF GUSTAV ACROSS WESTERN LOUISIANA AND INTO NORTHEASTERN TEXAS LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  SLOW WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 985 MB...29.09 INCHES.

GUSTAV IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO

12 INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF LOUISIANA...WESTERN MISSISSIPPI...

ARKANSAS...SOUTHERN MISSOURI...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...AND NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF UP TO 20 INCHES POSSIBLE THROUGH THURSDAY.

A FEW TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TODAY.

REPEATING THE 400 AM CDT POSITION...31.7 N...93.4 W.  MOVEMENT TOWARD...NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH.

MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...985 MB.

THIS IS THE LAST PUBLIC ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER ON GUSTAV.  FUTURE INFORMATION ON THIS SYSTEM CAN BE FOUND IN PUBLIC ADVISORIES ISSUED BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...UNDER AWIPS HEADER TCPAT2 AND WMO HEADER WTNT32 KWNH...

BEGINNING AT 10 AM CDT.

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FORECASTER PASCH