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Tropical Depression Imelda

UPDATED
1000 PM CDT Tue Sep 17 , 2019
LOCATION
40 MI NNW OF HOUSTON, TX
WINDS
35 MPH
PRESSURE
1007 MB
MOVING
N AT 6 MPH

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

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There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.


RAINFALL: [TOP] 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.


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).

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      Tropical Depression Imelda Advisory 3
      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
      Tropical Depression Imelda Advisory 3
      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,
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