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Hurricane Gustav makes landfall on The LOUISIANA COAST
09-02-2008, 02:36 AM
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Hurricane Gustav makes landfall on The LOUISIANA COAST
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tropical storm gustav intermediate advisory number 34a
nws tpc/national hurricane center miami fl al072008
100 am cdt tue sep 02 2008

...gustav continues to weaken over louisiana while dropping heavy
rains...

For storm information specific to your area...including possible
inland watches and warnings...please monitor products issued
by your local weather office.

At 100 am cdt...0600z...the center of tropical storm gustav was
located near latitude 31.3 north...longitude 93.0 west or about 30
miles...50 km...west of alexandria louisiana.

Gustav is moving toward the northwest near 10 mph...17 km/hr...and
this motion is expected to continue with a decrease in forward speed
over the next couple of days. This motion should bring the
center of gustav across western louisiana and into northeastern
texas later today and tonight.

Maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 45 mph...75
km/hr...with higher gusts. Continued weakening is forecast and
gustav is expected to become a tropical depression later today.

Tropical storm force winds extend outward up to 70 miles...110 km
from the center.

Estimated minimum central pressure is 980 mb...28.94 inches.

Gustav is expected to produce total rainfall accumulations of 6 to
12 inches over portions of louisiana...southern and 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 the lower mississippi valley and
the central gulf coast this morning.

Repeating the 100 am cdt position...31.3 n...93.0 w. Movement
toward...northwest near 10 mph. Maximum sustained winds...45 mph.
Minimum central pressure...980 mb.

The next advisory will be issued by the national
hurricane center at 400 am cdt.

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09-02-2008, 03:59 AM
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Hurricane Gustav makes landfall on The LOUISIANA COAST
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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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09-02-2008, 07:04 AM
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Hurricane Gustav makes landfall on The LOUISIANA COAST
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09-02-2008, 07:32 AM (This post was last modified: 09-02-2008 07:39 AM by grammie.)
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Hurricane Gustav makes landfall on The LOUISIANA COAST
I hope all my new LA/AL/MS friends woke up this morning with more inconvenience than terrible damage. My prayers have been with you all these last few days.
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09-02-2008, 08:34 AM
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Hurricane Gustav makes landfall on The LOUISIANA COAST
Anybody from the Slidell area and thinking about going home should know that the entire sewer system is down.

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09-02-2008, 08:35 AM
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Hurricane Gustav makes landfall on The LOUISIANA COAST
No damage to my property just a big mess in the yard. I'll take it!

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09-02-2008, 08:50 AM
Post: #3527
Hurricane Gustav makes landfall on The LOUISIANA COAST
Quote:URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 881
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
635 AM CDT TUE SEP 2 2008

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF

SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA
SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI
COASTAL WATERS

EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON FROM 635 AM UNTIL
400 PM CDT.

TORNADOES...THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS
LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF
GREENWOOD MISSISSIPPI TO 10 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF HOUMA
LOUISIANA. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...THIS TORNADO WATCH REPLACES [url=http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/watch/w...cc]TORNADO
WATCH NUMBER 880[/COLOR][/url]. WATCH NUMBER 880 WILL NOT BE IN EFFECT AFTER
635 AM CDT.

DISCUSSION...THREAT FOR ISOLATED TORNADOES AND DAMAGING WIND WILL
PERSIST THIS MORNING AND MAY INCREASE DURING THE DAY IN ASSOCIATION
WITH LARGE LOW LEVEL HODOGRAPHS AND DISCRETE SUPERCELLS DEVELOPING
WITHIN OUTER RAINBANDS EAST OF THE CENTER OF GUSTAV.

AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH EXTREME
TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI
WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 450. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 16040.


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09-02-2008, 09:08 AM
Post: #3528
Hurricane Gustav makes landfall on The LOUISIANA COAST
I'm glad I'm right in the middle of those two lines...lol

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09-02-2008, 09:15 AM
Post: #3529
Hurricane Gustav makes landfall on The LOUISIANA COAST
goodlife Wrote:Anybody from the Slidell area and thinking about going home should know that the entire sewer system is down.

Well that just stinks!:nono:

Just got a text that the mandatory evac was just lifted immediately for Lake Charles. So if we have electric we'll be heading back.
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09-02-2008, 09:59 AM
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Hurricane Gustav makes landfall on The LOUISIANA COAST
Did I just hear right? TS Josephine? Gustav, Hanna, Ike, now Josephine???
Stay gone for awhile ya'll!
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