839  
WTNT41 KNHC 180248  
TCDAT1  
 
TROPICAL DEPRESSION IMELDA DISCUSSION NUMBER 3  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL112019  
1000 PM CDT TUE SEP 17 2019  
 
THE CENTER OF THE TROPICAL CYCLONE CONTINUES TO MOVE FARTHER INLAND  
OVER SOUTHEAST TEXAS, WITH A MOTION ESTIMATE OF 360/5 KT. EARLIER  
SURFACE OBSERVATIONS ALONG THE COAST INDICATED THAT THE INTENSITY  
HAD DROPPED BELOW TROPICAL STORM STRENGTH, SO THE TROPICAL STORM  
WARNING WAS DISCONTINUED.  
 
ALTHOUGH IT HAS WEAKENED, SLOW-MOVING IMELDA WILL REMAIN A  
RAINFALL/FLOOD THREAT FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.  
 
THIS IS THE LAST NHC ADVISORY 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.  
 
KEY MESSAGES:  
 
1. THIS SYSTEM IS LIKELY TO PRODUCE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODING  
ALONG PORTIONS OF THE UPPER TEXAS COAST, INCLUDING THE HOUSTON AND  
GALVESTON AREAS.  
 
FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS  
 
INIT 18/0300Z 29.8N 95.5W 30 KT 35 MPH...INLAND  
12H 18/1200Z 30.5N 95.5W 25 KT 30 MPH...INLAND  
24H 19/0000Z 31.2N 95.5W 25 KT 30 MPH...INLAND  
36H 19/1200Z 31.8N 95.6W 25 KT 30 MPH...INLAND  
48H 20/0000Z 32.7N 95.9W 20 KT 25 MPH...POST-TROP/REMNT LOW  
72H 21/0000Z...DISSIPATED  
 

 
FORECASTER PASCH  
 
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