Hurricane Cindy

Note...Cindy was upgraded by the National Hurricane Center after the end of the season from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane.


POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE REPORT...TROPICAL STORM CINDY...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
500 PM CDT THU JUL 14 2005

THIS REPORT COVERS THE PERIOD JULY 5-6 2005 WHEN TROPICAL STORM CINDY
MOVED THROUGH THE CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO BEFORE MAKING LANDFALL IN
SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA NEAR GRAND ISLE AND AND THEN MOVED NORTH NORTHEAST
INTO COASTAL MISSISSIPPI.  DATA IN THIS REPORT ARE PRELIMINARY AND
WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

JULY 11...ORIGINAL ISSUANCE

JULY 13...UPDATED WIND/PRESSURE/RAINFALL FOR LSU AG STATIONS...BELLE
CHASSE NAS...KEESLER AFB. ADDED RAINFALL STATIONS

A.  HIGHEST WINDS...

ASOS....2 MINUTE SUSTAINED WINDS

LOCATION                     DIR/SPEED KT  DATE         TIME

PASCAGOULA  KPQL SUSTAINED   140/40 KT     07/06/2005  1025UTC
                 PEAK        140/48 KT     07/06/2005  1025UTC

BILOXI-KEESLER AFB KBIX
                 SUSTAINED   140/31 KT     07/06/2005  1001UTC
                 PEAK        140/41 KT     07/06/2005  1001UTC

GULFPORT    KGPT SUSTAINED   360/33 KT     07/06/2005  0923UTC
                 PEAK        340/42 KT     07/06/2005  0947UTC
                
SLIDELL     KASD SUSTAINED   010/29 KT     07/06/2005  0629UTC
                 PEAK        030/38 KT     07/06/2005  0628UTC

BOOTHEVILLE KBVE - DATA INCOMPLETE ***POWER FAILURE AT 0436UTC 
                 SUSTAINED   150/25 KT     07/06/2005  0426UTC
                 PEAK        130/38 KT     07/06/2005  0355UTC
                
BELLE CHASE NAS  KNBG
                 SUSTAINED (EST) 040/38KT  07/06/2005  0430UTC
                 PEAK        040/54 KT     07/06/2005  0439UTC

NEW ORLEANS ARMSTRONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT KMSY
                 SUSTAINED   040/40 KT     07/06/2005  0629UTC
                 PEAK        030/48 KT     07/06/2005  0628UTC

NEW ORLEANS LAKEFRONT AIRPORT KNEW
                 SUSTAINED   030/47 KT     07/06/2005  0800UTC
                 PEAK        030/61 KT     07/06/2005  0516UTC

COASTAL OBSERVATIONS...NOAA NDBC BUOY...CMAN
NOAA SW PASS CMAN...BURLI    WIND EQUIPMENT HEIGHT 30.5 M / 100 FT
                 SUSTAINED   208/54 KT     07/06/2005   0610UTC
                 PEAK        220/64 KT     07/06/2005   0649UTC

NOAA GRAND ISLE CMAN...GDIL1
                 SUSTAINED   311/48 KT     07/06/2005   0750UTC
                 PEAK        300/60 KT     07/06/2005   0739UTC

NOAA BUOY 42007
                 SUSTAINED   172/43 KT     07/06/2005   0940UTC
                 PEAK        170/52 KT     07/06/2005   0938UTC

NOAA BUOY 42040 
                 NOT AVAILABLE

LOUISIANA MARINE CONSORTIUM (LUMCON)
  MARINE CENTER 
     COCODRIE    SUSTAINED   030/38 KT     07/06/2005   0223UTC 
                 PEAK            51 KT     07/06/2005   0222UTC 

  TAMBOUR BAY    SUSTAINED   038/45 KT     07/06/2005   0331UTC
                 PEAK            59 KT     07/06/2005   0319UTC
   LUMCON STATIONS - MAX SUSTAINED WIND - ONE MINUTE AVERAGE WIND
   PEAK WIND - MAX INSTANTANEOUS WIND READINGS MEASURED EVERY 4 SECONDS

LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN - NWS INSTRUMENTATION
  MID LAKE       SUSTAINED   072/45 KT     07/06/2005   0410UTC
                 PEAK            51 KT     07/06 2005   0500UTC

  MANDEVILLE     SUSTAINED   062/27 KT     07/06/2005   0910UTC
                 PEAK            36 KT     07/06/2005   0700UTC

LSU AG RESEARCH STATIONS
  CITRUS-PT SULPHUR PSCL1
                 SUSTAINED   076/40 KT     07/06/2005   0334UTC
                 PEAK        076/46 KT     07/06/2005   0319UTC
  SUGARCANE-HOUMA AFHL1
                 SUSTAINED   067/37 KT     07/06/2005   0543UTC
                 PEAK        042/40 KT     07/06/2005   0452UTC

B. LOWEST PRESSURE
                       PRES MB     DATE     TIME UTC

PASCAGOULA KPQL.........1000.3    07/06/2005  1159 UTC
BILOXI-KEESLER AFB...... 995.0    07/06/2005  1125 UTC
GULFPORT KGPT........... 995.3    07/06/2005  1041 UTC
SLIDELL KASD............1003.0    07/06/2005  0920 UTC
MANDEVILLE LA           1003.4    07/06/2005  0910 UTC
NEW ORLEANS KNEW........1002.4    07/06/2005  0805 UTC
NEW ORLEANS KMSY........1004.1    07/06/2005  0730 UTC
BELE CHASE NAS..........1004.7    07/06/2005  0459 UTC
BOOTHEVILLE KBVE........1004.06   07/06/2005  0414 UTC
   *KBVE POWER FAILED AT 0436UTC
GRAND ISLE NOAA CMAN.... 997.3    07/06/2005  0600 UTC
BURWOOD NOAA CMAN.......1003.6    07/06/2005  0600 UTC
NOAA BUOY 42007......... 996.2    07/06/2005  0950 UTC
NOAA BUOY 42040......... NOT AVAILABLE
LUMCON MARINE CENTER
   COCODRIE             1001.5    07/06/2005  0342 UTC
LUMCON TAMBOUR BAY......1001.2    07/06/2005  0410 UTC
LSU ISLE DERNIERES......1000.3    07/06/2005  0100 UTC
                        1000.3    07/06/2005  0200 UTC
CITRUS AG PT SULPHUR.....997.3    07/06/2005  0700 UTC
SUGARCANE AG HOUMA......1005.0    07/06/2005  0543 UTC

C. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL

ASOS 24 HOUR TOTAL ENDING 1200UTC 07/06/2005
   PASCAGOULA KPQL....................6.62
   GULFPORT  KGPT.....................6.28
   BILOXI KEESLER KBIX................4.47
   SLIDELL KASD.......................3.42
   NEW ORLEANS LAKEFRONT KNEW.........2.95
   NEW ORLEANS ARMSTRONG INTL KMSY... 1.67
   BELLE CHASE NAS....................4.68

24 HOUR TOTAL ENDING 1200UTC 07/06/2005
   CO-OP RAINFALL OR AUTOMATED GAGES ON RIVERS
SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA 
   ALGIER               4.99 INCHES
   CONVENT              1.10
   GALLIANO             7.56
   GRAND ISLE           6.37
   GRETNA TERRYTOWN     6.75
   NEW ORLEANS MS RIVER
      CARROLTON GAGE    3.82
   LUTCHER              1.15
   RESERVE              1.29
   ST JAMES YOUTH CNTR  0.73

EAST CENTRAL LOUISIANA 
   ABITA SPRINGS        2.22
   ANGIE                1.27
   AMITE-TANGIPAHOA RVR 1.02
   AMITE-NATALBANY RVR  0.87
   BOGALUSA             1.87
   BUSH                 2.93
   CAMP COVINGTON       1.70
   COVINGTON            1.88
   COVINGTON 4NE        2.80
   FOLSOM               1.75
   GONZALES             0.56
   HAMMOND 5E           1.94
   KENTWOOD             0.35
   KILLIAN              2.58
   MOUNT HERMON         0.78
   MANDEVILLE LAKEFRONT 3.60
   PEARL RIVER          3.16
   PONTCHATOULA         1.28
   ROBERT               1.69
   SLIDELL CITY         6.29
   SLIDELL W-14 CANAL   5.03
   SUN                  3.53
  
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI
   CARRIERE             3.33 INCHES
   D'IBERVILLE 2N       5.50
   GULFPORT BRENTWOOD   5.85
   GULFPORT 7W          4.00
   KILN                 5.20
   LANDON               3.33
   NW HARRISON CO       3.58
   PICAYUNE             4.50
   PICAYUNE 4NE         4.20
   STENNIS AIRPORT      7.05
   TYLERTOWN 2WNW       1.40
   VAN CLEAVE           6.03
   WAVELAND             7.24
   WORTHAM              4.70

D. STORM SURGE

SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA

NOAA COASTAL TIDE STATIONS
  PORT FOURCHON........2.0 FT MLLW    07/06/2005   1318UTC
  GRAND ISLE...........2.8 FT MLLW    07/06/2005   0700UTC
  SW PASS MS RIVER.....2.0 FT MLLW    07/06/2005   1300UTC

ST BERNARD PARISH...LAKE BORGNE
  BAYOU BIENVENUE......5.1 FT  NGVD   07/06/2005   0800UTC
  BAYOU DUPRE..........5.5 FT  NGVD   07/06/2005   0700UTC

LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN 
  NOAA MID LAKE PONTCH.  2.5 FT NGVD    07/06/2005  1010UTC
  ORLEANS LEVEE BOARD 
    SOUTH SHORE HARBOR   3.0 FT NGVD    07/06/2005  1800UTC
    INDUSTRIAL CANAL     4.2 FT NGVD    07/06/2005  0700UTC

RIGOLETES-COE            4.7 FT NGVD    07/06/2005  1300UTC

MISSISSIPPI COAST
 NOAA TIDE GAGES
   WAVELAND              4.0 FT MLLW   07/06/2005   0954 UTC
   OCEAN SPRINGS         6.2 FT MLLW   07/06/2005   1118 UTC
   PASCAGOULA PT         5.8 FT MLLW   07/06/2005   1124 UTC
   BILOXI HARBOR         5.0 FT MLLW   07/06/2005   1230 UTC

   CORPS OF ENGINNEERS
   GULFPORT              5.5 FT NGVD   07/06/2005   1030 UTC
   POINT CADET           5.9 FT NGVD   07/06/2005   1045 UTC
   PASCAGOULA            5.8 FT NGVD   07/06/2005   1145 UTC

TIDE DATA DATUM REFERENCE  MLLW - MEAN LOW LOW WATER
                           NGVD - NATIONAL GEODETIC VERTICAL DATUM

E. BEACH EROSION
STORM SURGE FLOODING AND BEACH EROSION AT GRAND ISLE LOUISIANA.

F. FLOODING OR FLASH FLOODING
SIGNIFICANT STREET FLOODING DUE TO HEAVY RAIN IN SOUTHEAST 
LOUISIANA COMMUNITIES DURING LATE EVENING OF JULY 5 THROUGH EARLY
MORNING OF JULY 6TH. 

G. TORNADOES
SEVERAL TORNADOES REPORTS WERE REPORTED DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING OF JULY 5. NO CONFIRMATION OF TORNDOES AT THIS TIME.

H. STORM EFFECTS
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WERE RECORDED AT THE NEW ORLEANS LAKEFRONT
AIRPORT FOR 5.5 HOURS STARTING AROUND 11 CDT PM ON JULY 5TH. GUSTS
GREATER THAN 55 MPH WERE ALSO RECORDED EACH HOUR DURING THIS TIME
WITH A PEAK GUST OF 70 MPH AT 116 AM CDT.

LONG DURATION OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS AND HIGH GUSTS
CONTRIBUTED TO CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO TREES AND FOLIAGE IN SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...AND RESULTED IN POWER OUTAGES DUE TO DOWNED ELECTRICAL LINES.
AN ESTIMATED 278,000 ELECTICAL CUSTOMER HAD POWER OUTAGES.


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