NOUS44 KMOB 061916 AAA
PNSMOB
ALZ059>060-ALZ062-ALZ064-FLZ001>007-071200-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
214 PM CDT SUN APR 6 2008

...STORM SYSTEM DUMPS HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE NORTH CENTRAL GULF
COAST...

A SLOW...EASTWARD MOVING UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM ALONG WITH THE
SLOW PROGRESSION OF A COLD FRONT...INTERACTED WITH PLENTIFUL GULF
MOISTURE FRIDAY AFTERNOON APRIL 4 THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON
APRIL 5TH, 2008. THE RESULT WAS A HEAVY RAINFALL EVENT WITH LOCAL
DOPPLER WEATHER RAINFALL STORM TOTAL PRECIPITATION ESTIMATES THROUGH
THE EVENT...SHOWING A LARGE SWATH OF 5 TO 8 INCH RAINS EXTENDING
FROM CENTRAL PORTIONS OF MOBILE AND BALDWIN COUNTIES...EASTWARD INTO
THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE. THE HEAVIEST RAINS WERE ORIENTED WEST
TO EAST ALONG THE INTERSTATE 10 CORRIDOR.

AREA RAIN GAUGES REPORTED 8 TO ONE LOCALE COMING IN AS HIGH AS JUST
UNDER 12 INCHES OF RAIN. OF NOTE...THERE WAS A WIDE VARIATION IN
RAINFALL OVER SHORT DISTANCES WITH MUCH LOWER PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS
FALLING AWAY FROM THE MAXIMUM AMOUNTS.

THE FOLLOWING STATIONS REPORTED 48 HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS ENDING AT 7
AM CDT SUNDAY APRIL 6 2008. RAINFALL REPORTS GREATER THAN 1 INCH:

MOBILE REGIONAL AP (KMOB) - 8.32"
BAY MINETTE COOP - 6.00"
CRESTVIEW (KCEW) - 5.76"
3SSE BREWTON COOP - 4.25"
DOWNTOWN MOBILE (KBFM) - 3.73"
ROBERTSDALE COOP - 3.14"
NICEVILLE COOP - 3.00"
ATMORE COOP - 2.77"
PENSACOLA AP (KPNS) - 2.52"
EVERGREEN COOP - 2.46"
OKALOOSA REGIONAL AP - 2.37"
CODEN COOP - 2.15"
THOMASVILLE COOP - 2.12"
EVERGREEN (KGZH) - 2.12"
WIGGINS COOP - 2.03"
HIGHLAND HOME COOP - 1.80"
DESTIN (KDTS) - 1.47"
WAYNESBORO COOP - 1.30"
PENSACOLA NAVAL AIR STATION - 1.07"

COMMUNITY COLLABORATIVE RAIN HAIL AND SNOW NETWORK (COCORAHS)
SITES IN WFO MOBILE AL`S COUNTY WARNING AREA:

3WNW MOBILE - 11.83"
6WNW TILLMANS CORNER - 9.96"
4WNW MOBILE - 9.81"
6WNW MOBILE - 9.36"
2W MOBILE - 9.46"
11WSW MOBILE - 8.84"
7W MOBILE - 8.52"
4WNW TILLMANS CORNER - 8.42"
2WSW SPANISH FORT - 8.25"
1WSW MOBILE - 8.10"
1E SARALAND - 7.86"
3WNW TILLMANS CORNER - 7.70"
0.2N MOBILE -7.61"
LOXLEY - 6.75"
1NNW DAPHNE - 6.74"
8SE WILMER - 6.65"
6WSW MOBILE - 6.24"
0.4SW DAPHNE - 6.16"
3NE CRESTVIEW - 5.89"
2SE CRESTVIEW - 5.85"
4N CRESTVIEW - 5.82"
3NNW FAIRHOPE - 5.45"
4WNW THEODORE - 5.39"
4SSE THEODORE - 5.35"
3NNW CRESTVIEW - 5.11"
1NNE MILTON - 5.09"
2N PACE - 4.85"
3NNW GONZALEZ - 4.80"
3NNE GRAND BAY - 4.79"
3WNW THEODORE - 4.72"
2N FAIRHOPE - 4.64"
2NNW THEODORE - 4.57"
0.6NW GRAND BAY - 4.49"
7SSE THEODORE - 4.34"
2E FAIRHOPE - 3.94"
8SSE THEODORE - 3.73"
4E FAIRHOPE - 3.52"
5S MOBILE - 3.32"
5ENE FAIRHOPE - 3.28"
2WSW FAIRHOPE - 3.16"
2NNW FAIRHOPE - 3.09"
JACKSON GUARD EGLIN AFB - 3.01"
2NW BELLVIEW - 2.89"
2N POLLARD - 2.84"
2SSW POINT CLEAR - 2.82"
4WSW PINE HILL - 2.60"
0.5ESE FOLEY - 2.57"
1NNW FT WALTON BEACH - 2.46"
1N SHALIMAR - 2.46"
3NNW FT WALTON BEACH - 2.40"
2SE NICEVILLE - 2.39"
1W FAIRHOPE - 2.38"
5SW SILVERHILL - 2.36"
1NNE CAMDEN - 2.35"
1NNW OCEAN CITY - 2.33"
4SE CRESTVIEW - 2.32"
3ESE NICEVILLE - 2.14"
0.6E MARY ESTHER - 2.12"
5SE NICEVILLE - 2.10"
8ESE ELBERTA - 2.04"
1SSE FT WALTON BEACH - 1.98"
2WNW DESTIN - 1.96"
6W MARY ESTHER - 1.83"
3SSW MOLINO - 1.73"
4WSW JACKSON - 1.50"
4WSW SUMMERDALE - 1.47"
ENE ORANGE BEACH - 1.36"
3E SUMMERDALE - 1.35"
4N PENSACOLA - 1.35"
5E ORANGE BEACH - 1.26"
2SSW ELBERTA - 1.25"
1NE ORANGE BEACH - 1.20"

OTHER RAIN GAUGE OBSERVATIONS......

CARRINGTON S/D WEST MOBILE - 9.67"
IRONGATE S/D WEST MOBILE - 9.48"
SEMES - 6.97"

 


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