Hurricane Lili


POST TROPICAL CYCLONE REPORT...HURRICANE LILI
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
400 PM CDT TUE OCT 08 2002

A. HIGHEST WINDS...

ASOS EQUIPMENT UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...SUSTAINED 2 MINUTE WIND

PASCAGOULA...PQL
SUSTAINED WIND 120 DEGREES 26 KT AT 1745 UTC OCT 03 2002
PEAK GUST      120 DEGREES 38 KT AT 1744 UTC OCT 03 2002

GULFPORT MS...GPT
SUSTAINED WIND 130 DEGREES 38 KT AT 1525 UTC OCT 03 2002
PEAK GUST      120 DEGREES 31 KT AT 1358 UTC OCT 03 2002

SLIDELL LA...ASD
SUSTAINED WIND 180 DEGREES 29 KT AT 1801 UTC OCT 03 2002
PEAK GUST      187 DEGREES 36 KT AT 1802 UTC OCT 03 2002

NEW ORLEANS LAKEFRONT AIRPORT...NEW
SUSTAINED WIND 110 DEGREES 39 KT AT 1002 UTC OCT 03 2002
PEAK GUST      110 DEGREES 47 KT AT 0829 UTC OCT 03 2002

NEW ORLEANS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...MSY
SUSTAINED WIND 170 DEGREES 34 KT AT 1617 UTC OCT 03 2002 
PEAK GUST      130 DEGREES 44 KT AT 1000 UTC OCT 03 2002

BOOTHEVILLE LA...BVE
SUSTAINED WIND 170 DEGREES 34 KT AT 1732 UTC OCT 03 2002 
PEAK GUST      170 DEGREES 43 KT AT 1732 UTC OCT 03 2002   
   NOTE...INCOMPLETE DATA 

BATON ROUGE RYAN FIELD...BTR
SUSTAINED WIND 150 DEGREES 32 KT AT 1722 UTC OCT 03 2002 
PEAK GUST      160 DEGREES 41 KT AT 1717 UTC OCT 03 2002   

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE...BIX
SUSTAINED WIND 200 DEGREES 17 KT AT 2058 UTC OCT 03 2002
PEAK GUST      200 DEGREES 37 KT AT 2041 UTC OCT 03 2002

BELLE CHASE NAVAL AIR STATION...NBG 
MAX SUSTAINED  100 DEGREES 29 KT AT 0855 UTC OCT 03 2002
PEAK GUST      100 DEGREES 44 KT AT 0855 UTC OCT 03 2002
 

LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN...AUTOMATED NWS GAGES

EAST LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN...RIGOLETS...EALL1
DATA NOT AVAILABLE

LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN CAUSEWAY...MANDEVILLE...MDVL1
SUSTAINED WIND  118 DEGREES 36 KT AT 1640 UTC OCT 03 2002
PEAK WIND       123 DEGREES 48 KT AT 1640 UTC OCT 03 2002    

MID LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN CAUSEWAY...MDLL1
SUSTAINED WIND 110 DEGREES 50 KT AT 1020 UTC OCT 03 2002
PEAK WIND      123 DEGREES 60 KT AT 1130 UTC OCT 03 2002   

WEST LAKE PONTCHARTRAI...FRENIER...WSLL1
SUSTAINED WIND 095 DEGREE 34 KT AT 0910 UTC OCT 03 2002
PEAK WIND      129 DEGREE 46 KT AT 1010 UTC OCT 03 2002

NOAA NATIONAL DATA BUOY CENTER BUOY AND CMAN DATA

BUOY 42007
SUSTAINED WIND 115 DEGREES 36 KT AT 1140 UTC OCT 03 2002
PEAK WIND      120 DEGREES 47 KT AT 1132 UTC OCT 03 2002 

BUOY 42040
SUSTAINED WIND 123 DEGREES 30 KT AT 0930 UTC OCT 03 2002
PEAK WIND      120 DEGREES 39 KT AT 0657 UTC OCT 03 2002 

SW PASS LA CMAN SITE...BURL1...WIND EQUIP HEIGHT 30.5 M
SUSTAINED WIND 154 DEGREES 52 KT AT 1020 UTC OCT 03 2002 
PEAK WIND      130 DEGREES 70 KT AT 0710 UTC OCT 03 2002
PEAK WIND      160 DEGREES 68 KT AT 1016 UTC OCT 03 2002

GRAND ISLE LA CMAN SITE...GDIL1
SUSTAINED WIND 084 DEGREES 36 KT AT 0640 UTC OCT 03 2002
PEAK WIND      100 DEGREES 69 KT AT 0729 UTC OCT 03 2002


B. LOWEST PRESSURE DATA

PASCAGOULA MS TRENT LOTT AIRPORT...PQL
1009.5 MB AT 2246 UTC OCT 03 2002

GULFPORT MS...GPT
1007.5 MB AT 2225 UTC OCT 03 2002

SLIDELL LA...ASD
1005.4 MB AT 2305 UTC OCT 03 2002

NEW ORLEANS LAKEFRONT AIRPORT...NEW
1003.4 MB AT 0943 UTC OCT 03 2002

NEW ORLEANS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...MSY
1004.1 MB AT 1159 UTC OCT 03 2002

BOOTHEVILLE LA...BVE
1005.4 MB AT 0957 UTC OCT 03 2002

BATON ROUGE RYAN FIELD...BTR
997.0 MB AT 2353Z UTC OCT 03 2002

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE...BIX
1008.5 MB AT 2115 UTC OCT 03 2002

BELLE CHASE NAVAL AIR STATION...NBG
1003.4 MB AT 1053Z UTC SEP 26 2002

C. RAINFALL...
   MAXIMUM 1...6...12...24 HOUR. TIME PERIOD ENDING NOTED.

PASCAGOULA MS TRENT LOTT AIRPORT...PQL
1  HOUR...0.21 INCHES  1759 UTC OCT 03 2002
6  HOUR...0.42 INCHES  2100 UTC OCT 03 2002
12 HOUR...0.51 INCHES  2100 UTC OCT 03 2002
24 HOUR...0.51 INCHES  0600 UTC OCT 04 2002

GULFPORT MS...GPT
1  HOUR...0.73 INCHES  2100 UTC OCT 03 2002   
6  HOUR...0.78 INCHES  0000 UTC OCT 04 2002
12 HOUR...0.82 INCHES  0000 UTC OCT 04 2002
24 HOUR...0.87 INCHES  0600 UTC OCT 04 2002 

SLIDELL LA...ASD
1  HOUR 1.68 INCHES  0800 UTC OCT 03 2002
6  HOUR 3.23 INCHES  1800 UTC OCT 03 2002
12 HOUR 4.24 INCHES  1800 UTC OCT 03 2002
24 HOUR 4.69 INCHES  0600 UTC OCT 04 2002

NEW ORLEANS LAKEFRONT AIRPORT...NEW
1  HOUR 1.39 INCHES  1100 UTC OCT 03 2002
6  HOUR 2.66 INCHES  1200 UTC OCT 03 2002
12 HOUR 3.18 INCHES  1800 UTC OCT 03 2002
24 HOUR 3.46 INCHES  0600 UTC OCT 04 2002

NEW ORLEANS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...MSY
1  HOUR   1.03 INCHES  1000 UTC OCT 03 2002
6  HOUR   2.07 INCHES  1200 UTC OCT 03 2002
12 HOUR   2.44 INCHES  1800 UTC OCT 03 2002
24 HOUR   2.53 INCHES  0600 UTC OCT 04 2002

BOOTHEVILLE LA...BVE
  DATA INCOMPLETE

BATON ROUGE RYAN FIELD...BTR
1  HOUR   1.23 INCHES  1100 UTC OCT 03 2002
6  HOUR   2.17 INCHES  1200 UTC OCT 03 2002
12 HOUR   2.55 INCHES  1800 UTC OCT 03 2002
24 HOUR   2.59 INCHES  0600 UTC OCT 04 2002

D. STORM SURGE

MISSISSIPPI COAST
POINT CADET MS...PCDM6  5.40 FT 1400 UTC OCT 03 2002    COE

LAKE BORGNE ST BERNARD PARISH 
BAYOU BIENVENUE 6.50 FT 0736 UTC OCT 03 2002 ORLEANS LEVEE DISTRICT 
BAYOU DUPRE     6.58 FT 1036 UTC OCT 03 2002 ORLEANS LEVEE DISTRICT
BAYOU DUPRE     6.58 FT 1236 UTC OCT 03 2002 ORLEANS LEVEE DISTRICT

LAKE PONTCHATRAIN
RIGOLETES RIGL1  6.04 FT 1900 UTC OCT 03 2002  COE
INDUSTRIAL CANAL 5.81 FT 1936 UTC OCT 03 2002 ORLEANS LEVEE DISTRICT 
MIDDLE LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN - CAUSEWAY -  
    INITIAL TIME 4.92 FT 2100 UTC OCT 03 2002  NWS GAGE
    LAST OCCUR.  4.92 FT 0100 UTC OCT 04 2002 
MANDEVILLE       5.59 FT 1720 UTC OCT 03 2002  NWS GAGE 
FRENIER          3.58 FT 1020 UTC OCT 03 2002  


LOUISIANA COAST WEST OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER 
COCODRIE         9.94 FT 1300 UTC OCT 03 2002  USGS
BAYOU PETITE CALLIOU CONTROL STUCTURE - LAPEYROUSE LA
                 6.75 FT 1530 UTC OCT 03 2002  USGS
GRAND ISLE       4.46 FT 1248 UTC OCT 03 2002  NOAA NOS GAGE 
GOLDEN MEADOW LA FLOOD GATE - BAYOU LAFOURCHE
                 6.9  FT  1900-2000 UTC TIME ESTIMATED

E. BEACH EROSION...SIGNIFICANT AT GRAND ISLE

F. FLOODING...  
FLASH FLOODING IN ST TAMMANY PARISH MORNING OF OCT 03 2002
SMALL STREAM FLOODING ON HOBOLOCHITTO CREEK IN PEARL RIVER COUNTY MS 
PRODUCED MODERATE FLOODING IN SOURTHERN PEARL RIVER COUNTY

SEVERAL RIVERS IN LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN DRAINAGE AND MISSISSIPPI 
DRAINAGE EXCEEDED FLOOD STAGE. MOST SIGNIFICANT CRESTS INCLUDE

BOGUE FALAYA RIVER 
COVINGTON LA  LEE RD  CREST 21.8 FT AT 0600 UTC OCT 04 2002
  FLOOD STAGE 19 FT      4TH HIGHEST STAGE SINCE 1964  
COVINGTON LA BOSTONE AVE  CREST  14.0 FT AT 0800 UTC OCT 04 2002
  FLOOD STAGE 5.5 FT     5TH HIGHEST STAGE SINCE 1961

G. TORNADOES...
SIX WEAK SHORT LIVED TORNADOES REPORTED IN SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND 
COASTAL MISSISSIPPI. ESTIMATED F0 OR F1 IN STRENGTH. DAMAGE CONFINED 
MAINLY TO TREES. 

H. STORM EFFECT

WIND DAMAGE MAINLY CONFINED TO DOWNED TREE BRANCHES AND SOME 
TREES...CONTRIBUTING TO POWER OUTAGES ACROSS SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND 
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI.

SURGE FLOODING MOST SIGNIFICANT IN SOUTHERN TERREBONE PARISH...ALONG 
BAYOUS SOUTH OF HOUMA. HUNDREDS OF STRUCTURES IMPACTED WITH STORM 
SURGE FLOODING. LOCAL LEVEE NEAR MONTEGUT BREACHED AND OR OVERTOPPED.

STORM SURGE FLOODING IN REMAINDER SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA CONFINED TO 
COASTAL AREAS...OUTSIDE OF HURRICANE PROTECTION LEVEES...FLOODING 
ROADWAYS AND SOME STRUCTURES. AREAS IMMEDIATELY BORDERING LAKES 
PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS ALSO IMPACTED BY STORM SURGE 
FLOODING. LOW LYING ROADWAYS AND SOME STRUCTURES FLOODED.

SOME FLOODING OF ROADWAYS AND LOW LYING STRUCTURES REPORTED ALONG 
MISSISSIPPI COAST. 

INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT IS PRELIMINARY. SOME DATA MAY 
BE UPDATED...OR DELETED. ADDITIONAL DATA MAY BE INCLUDED BEFORE THE 
FINAL REPORT ON HURRICANE LILI IS ISSUED.


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