Dolly UPDATE


Monday, July 21st 2008, 3:37 pm
By: News 9


BULLETIN

TROPICAL DEPRESSION DOLLY ADVISORY NUMBER  18

NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL042008

400 PM CDT THU JUL 24 2008

...DOLLY WEAKENS TO A DEPRESSION...STILL DUMPING HEAVY RAINS...

AT 400 PM CDT...2100Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL DEPRESSION DOLLY WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 28.2 NORTH...LONGITUDE 100.6 WEST OR ABOUT

35 MILES...55 KM SOUTH OF EAGLE PASS TEXAS.

THE DEPRESSION IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH...23 KM/HR...AND THIS GENERAL MOTION SHOULD CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 35 MPH...55 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST AND DOLLY IS EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE ON FRIDAY.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.

DOLLY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTH TEXAS AND NORTHEASTERN MEXICO THROUGH FRIDAY. ISOLATED STORM TOTAL AMOUNTS OF 20 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WITH DOLLY. THESE RAINS ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE WIDESPREAD FLOODING.

REPEATING THE 400 PM CDT POSITION...28.2 N...100.6 W.  MOVEMENT TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 14 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...35 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.

THIS IS THE LAST PUBLIC ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER ON DOLLY.  FUTURE INFORMATION ON THIS SYSTEM CAN BE FOUND IN PUBLIC ADVISORIES ISSUED BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER...UNDER AWIPS HEADER TCPAT4 AND WMO HEADER WTNT4 KWNH...BEGINNING AT 10 PM CDT.

--FORECASTER AVILA