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Flooding Threat Continues as Hermine Becomes Extratropical – September 9th, 2010

September 9th, 2010 Category: Floods, Tropical Storms

Tropical Depression Hermine (10L) - September 8th, 2010

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At 10:00 PM CDT (03:00 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Hermine (10L) was located about 40 miles (60 km) south-southwest of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and about 150 miles (240 km) north-northwest of Dallas/Love Field, Texas – near latitude 34.9 North and longitude 98.0 West.

Tropical Depression Hermine is expected to become extratropical as it moves northeastward across Oklahoma Wednesday evening and early Thursday. Maximum sustained winds are near 25 mph (40 km/hr), with higher gusts. Minimum central pressure is 1003 mb (29.62 inches).

Flood and flash flood watches, warnings and advisories remain in effect from south central Texas, northward across Oklahoma and southeastern Kansas, across Missouri and Arkansas into southwestern Illinois.

Additional rainfall amounts of three to six inches, with localized higher amounts, can be expected through
thursday from eastern Texas and Oklahoma into Mssouri and Arkansas.

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