Tropical Storm DEBBY Update Early Sunday Evening Jun 24: Now Stationary

Summary Of 700 Pm Cdt...0000 Utc...Information
Location...28.3n 86.0w
About 115 Mi...185 Km Ssw Of Apalachicola Florida
About 195 Mi...315 Km Ese Of The Mouth Of The Mississippi River
Maximum Sustained Winds...60 Mph...95 Km/H
Present Movement...Stationary
Minimum Central Pressure...990 Mb...29.23 Inches

Watches And Warnings
Changes With This Advisory...


Summary Of Watches And Warnings In Effect...

A Tropical Storm Warning Is In Effect For...
* The Mississippi-Alabama Border Eastward To The Suwannee River

A Tropical Storm Watch Is In Effect For...
* South Of The Suwannee River To Englewood Florida

A Tropical Storm Watch Means That Tropical Storm Conditions Are
Possible Within The Watch Area...In This Case Later Today.

For Storm Information Specific To Your Area In The United States... Including Possible Inland Watches And Warnings...Please Monitor Products Issued By Your Local National Weather Service Forecast Office.

Discussion And 48-Hour Outlook
At 700 Pm Cdt...0000 Utc...The Center Of Tropical Storm Debby Was
Located Near Latitude 28.3 North...Longitude 86.0 West.

Debby Has Been Stationary During The Past Several Hours.

Little Movement Is Expected During The Next Couple Of Days...But This Forecast Remains Uncertain Due To Weak Steering Currents.

Maximum Sustained Winds Are Near 60 Mph...95 Km/H...With Higher
Gusts. Some Gradual Strengthening Is Possible During The Next
48 Hours.

Tropical-Storm-Force Winds Extend Outward Up To 200 Miles...325 Km From The Center.

Sustained Tropical-Storm-Force Winds Have Been Reported At Several Locations Along The Florida Panhandle West Of Apalachicola During The Past Hour.

Wind Gusts To Tropical Storm Force Have Been Reported Along The Alabama Coast And Also Along The West-Central Florida Coast.

The Minimum Central Pressure Recently Reported By An Air Force
Reserve Reconnaissance Aircraft Was 990 Mb...29.23 Inches.

Hazards Affecting Land
Wind...Tropical Storm Conditions Are Already Near Or Over Portions
Of The Northeast Gulf Coast And Are Expected To Reach The Remainder Of The Warning Area By Tonight...Making Outside Preparations Difficult Or Dangerous.

Storm Surge...The Combination Of A Storm Surge And The Tide Will
Cause Normally Dry Areas Near The Coast To Be Flooded By Rising
Waters. The Water Could Reach The Following Depths Above Ground At The Times Of High Tide Over The Next Few Days...

Apalachee Bay To Waccasassa Bay...4 To 6 Ft
Florida West Coast South Of Waccasassa Bay...2 To 4 Ft
Coastal Mississippi Eastward To Apalachee Bay...2 To 4 Ft
Southeastern Louisiana...1 To 3 Ft

The Deepest Water Will Occur Along The Immediate Coast In Areas Of Onshore Flow. Surge-Related Flooding Depends On The Relative
Timing Of The Surge And The Tidal Cycle...And Can Vary Greatly Over
Short Distances. For Information Specific To Your Area...Please
See Products Issued By Your Local National Weather Service Office.

Rainfall...Debby Is Expected To Produce Total Rain Accumulations Of
10 To 15 Inches Over The Florida Panhandle And Northern Florida...
With Isolated Maximum Amounts Of 25 Inches Possible.

Surrounding This Area...Total Rain Accumulations Of 5 To 10 Inches Are Expected Over Central Florida And Southeast Georgia...With Isolated Maximum Amounts Of 15 Inches Possible.

Given The Recent Heavy Rainfall And Wet Soil Conditions...These Additional Amounts Will Exacerbate The Flash Flood Threat Across Portions Of The Central And Eastern Gulf Coast.

Total Rain Accumulations Of 2 To 4 Inches Over Coastal Alabama...
Mississippi...Southeastern Louisiana And South Florida...With
Isolated Maximum Amounts Of 6 Inches Possible.

Tornadoes...A Few Tornadoes Are Possible Over West And Central
Florida Peninsula Tonight.

Next Advisory
Next Complete Advisory...1000 Pm Cdt.

Forecaster Stewart/Landsea

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