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POST TROPICAL CYCLONE REPORT...HURRICANE GUSTAV
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
226 PM CDT THU SEP 4 2008


NOTE: THE DATA SHOWN HERE ARE PRELIMINARY....AND SUBJECT TO UPDATES
AND CORRECTIONS AS APPROPRIATE.

THIS REPORT INCLUDES EVENTS OCCURRING WHEN WATCHES AND/OR WARNINGS
WERE IN EFFECT FOR GUSTAV.

COUNTIES INCLUDED...BALDWIN...ESCAMBIA FL...GEORGE...GREENE...
MOBILE...OKALOOSA...PERRY...SANTA ROSA...STONE...WASHINGTON...
WAYNE






A. LOWEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE/MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS AND PEAK GUSTS
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METAR OBSERVATIONS...
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IS 10 METERS AND WIND AVERAGING IS 2 MINUTES
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LOCATION  ID    MIN    DATE/     MAX      DATE/     PEAK    DATE/
LAT  LON        PRES   TIME      SUST     TIME      GUST    TIME
DEG DECIMAL     (MB)   (UTC)     (KT)     (UTC)     (KT)    (UTC)
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KMOB-MOBILE REGIONAL
30.67 -88.24   1004.4 01/0902   130/023  01/2056   120/038 01/2333

KBFM-MOBILE BRROKLEY
30.64 -88.07   1004.7 01/0852   130/032  01/1900   120/044 01/1939

KJKA-GULF SHORES
30.29 -87.67   9999.0           110/026  01/1900   110/040 01/1740

KNPA-PENSACOLA NAS
30.36 -87.32   1009.4 01/2056   110/025  01/2054   100/045 01/2041

KPNS-PENSACOLA REGIONAL
30.47 -87.20   1005.8 01/0849   130/028  01/1311   130/042 01/1136

KNDZ-MILTON NORTH
30.72 -87.02   1008.9 01/1956   120/024  01/1756   130/037 01/1948

KNSE-MILTON SOUTH
30.70 -87.02   1000.0 02/1256   130/014  02/1456   110/018 02/1556

KVPS-VALPARISO
30.48 -86.53   1011.1 01/2055   120/023  01/1707   110/034 01/1708

KDTS-DESTIN
30.40 -86.47   1006.8 01/0726   120/024  01/1653   120/034 01/1653

REMARKS:

NON-METAR OBSERVATIONS...
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IN METERS AND WIND AVERAGING PERIOD IN
MINUTES INDICATED UNDER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WIND IF KNOWN
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LOCATION  ID    MIN    DATE/     MAX      DATE/     PEAK    DATE/
LAT  LON        PRES   TIME      SUST     TIME      GUST    TIME
DEG DECIMAL     (MB)   (UTC)     (KT)     (UTC)     (KT)    (UTC)
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6W MARY ESTHER
30.40 -86.60   1005.4 01/1000   100/038  01/1440   100/045 01/1510
                                 200

REMARKS:


B. MARINE OBSERVATIONS...
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IN METERS AND WIND AVERAGING PERIOD IN
MINUTES INDICATED UNDER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WIND IF KNOWN
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LOCATION  ID    MIN    DATE/     MAX      DATE/     PEAK    DATE/
LAT  LON        PRES   TIME      SUST     TIME      GUST    TIME
DEG DECIMAL     (MB)   (UTC)     (KT)     (UTC)     (KT)    (UTC)
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DPIA1-DAUPHIN ISLAND
30.24  -88.07  1003.3 01/1100   110/036  01/1400   090/052 01/1000


42040-64 MILES SOUTH DAUPHIN ISLAND
29.17  -88.29   993.7 01/0900   080/046  01/0700   100/056 01/0814


REMARKS:


C. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL FROM 0600 UTC SEP 01 UNTIL 1800 UTC SEP 02
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CITY/TOWN                    COUNTY               ID         RAINFALL
LAT LON                                                       (IN)
DEG DECIMAL
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LOXLEY                       BALDWIN                           8.40
30.61  -87.75

SARALAND                     MOBILE                            7.32
30.82  -88.07

FAIRHOPE                     BALDWIN                           4.61
30.52  -87.90

PENSACOLA                    ESCAMBIA                          4.50
30.42  -87.19

NEW AUGUSTA                  PERRY                             4.42
31.20  -89.03

SEMMES                       MOBILE                            3.83
30.77  -88.26

PERKINSTON                   STONE                             3.77
30.78  -89.14

LEAKESVILLE                  GREENE                            3.76
31.15  -88.56

MERRILL                      GEORGE                            3.67
30.97  -88.72

MCLAIN                       GREENE                            3.37
31.10  -88.83

BEAUMONT                     PERRY                             3.32
31.16  -88.92

GULF BREEZE                  SANTA ROSA                        3.21
30.35  -87.20

ELBERTA                      BALDWIN                           3.04
30.41  -87.60

WIGGINS                      STONE                             3.03
30.85  -89.14

WAYNESBORO                   WAYNE                             3.02
31.67  -88.65

PENSACOLA                    ESCAMBIA            NPA           3.62
30.42  -87.19

DOWNTOWN MOBILE              MOBILE              BFM           3.01
30.69  -88.04

DOWNTOWN MOBILE              MOBILE                            8.82
30.69  -88.04

DOWNTOWN MOBILE              MOBILE                            8.03
30.69  -88.04

DOWNTOWN MOBILE              MOBILE                            6.31
30.69  -88.04

2 SW DOWNTOWN MOBILE         MOBILE                            5.65
30.69  -88.04

1 W DOWNTOWN MOBILE          UPPER MOBILE                      5.51
30.68  -88.06

PRICHARD                     UPPER MOBILE                      5.23
30.73  -88.09

2 WSW DOWNTOWN MOBILE        MOBILE                            3.52
30.69  -88.04

ROBERTSDALE                  BALDWIN                           7.46
30.55  -87.71

AGRICOLA                     GEORGE                            3.19
30.80  -88.52

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALAB     MOBILE                            3.28
30.69  -88.18

REMARKS: MOST OF THE DOWNTOWN MOBILE REPORTS WERE FROM WEATHERBUG
SITES AT FIRE STATIONS AROUND THE CITY.



D. INLAND FLOODING...
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BALDWIN...HEAVY RAINS ACROSS THE WEST AND SOUTHWEST PARTS OF THE
COUNTY CAUSED WATER TO OVERFLOW FROM DITCHES AND COVERED MOST ROADS.
SOME OF THE WATER WAS SEVERAL FEET DEEP IN THE STREETS AND THE ROADS
WERE IMPASSIBLE FOR SEVERAL HOURS.

MOBILE...SIX TO NINE INCHES OF RAIN FELL CAUSING SEVERAL AREAS IN
SOUTH...CENTRAL AND THE EAST PARTS OF THE COUNTY TO FLOOD.  MANY
STREETS IN THESE AREAS HAD TO BE CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER.  THE
HEAVY RAINS COULD NOT RUN OFF BECAUSE OF ABOVE NORMAL TIDES.

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E. MAXIMUM STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...
OFFICIAL TIDE GAUGES NOTED WITH LEADING G
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COUNTY           CITY/TOWN        SURGE   TIDE   DATE/   BEACH
                 OR LOCATION      (FT)    (FT)   TIME    EROSION
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MOBILE         G BAYOU LA BATRE    5.50   6.20  01/1526  UNKNOWN

MOBILE         G DAUPHIN ISLAND    3.50   4.20  01/1617    MAJOR

BALDWIN        G FORT MORGAN       6.90   7.50  01/1433 MODERATE

MOBILE         G MOBILE BAY (MBT   4.40   5.10  01/1711  UNKNOWN

MOBILE         G MIDDLE BAY (MID   3.90   4.60  01/1552  UNKNOWN

BALDWIN        G PERDIDO PASS (P   3.20   3.90  01/1830  UNKNOWN

OKALOOSA       G SANTA ROSA SOUN   2.40   3.10  01/2012    MINOR

OKALOOSA         EAST PASS (EPSF   2.80   3.50  01/1711  UNKNOWN

MOBILE         G MOBILE STATE DO   4.20   4.90  01/1912  UNKNOWN

ESCAMBIA       G PENSACOLA         3.40   4.10  01/1436  UNKNOWN

MOBILE           COAST GUARD SEC   6.00   6.70  01/2012  UNKNOWN


REMARKS:


F. TORNADOES...
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(DIST)CITY/TOWN              COUNTY           DATE/         EF SCALE
LAT LON (DEG DECIMAL                          TIME(UTC)    (IF KNOWN)
DESCRIPTION
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GULF BREEZE                  SANTA ROSA       01/1355          EF0
30.35  -87.20

TREE DAMAGE

NAVARRE                      SANTA ROSA       01/1500          EF0
30.41  -86.86

TREES DOWN

VALPARAISO                   OKALOOSA         01/1445          EF0
30.51  -86.50

WEAK TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ON EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE. TREES WERE BLOWN
DOWN. A COUPLE OF TREES FELL ON TWO HOMES.

ELBERTA                      BALDWIN          01/1805          EF0
30.41  -87.60

MINOR DAMAGE TO A TRAILER. TREES DOWN.

WARRINGTON                   ESCAMBIA         01/2008          EF0
30.38  -87.27

MINOR DAMAGE JUST NORTH OF PENSACOLA NAS.

WARRINGTON                   ESCAMBIA         01/2045          EF0
30.38  -87.27

A TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN ON PENSACOLA NAS. NO DAMAGE WAS
FOUND.



G. STORM IMPACTS BY COUNTY...
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COUNTY            DEATHS           INJURIES             EVACUATIONS
DESCRIPTION
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BALDWIN

BALDWIN COUNTY OFFICALS ORDERED EVACUATIONS TO RESIDENTS IN THE FORT
MORGAN AREA AND PEOPLE LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND RIVERS THAT USUALLY
FLOOD. STORM SURGE CAUSED AREAS AROUND FORT MORGAN TO FLOOD. TWO
SHELTERS WERE OPENED AND THERE WERE 370 PEOPLE IN THEM

MOBILE

MOBILE COUNTY ORDERED EVACUATIONS OF RESIDENTS GENERALLY SOUTH OF
I-10 AND IN AREAS EAST OF I-65 THAT USAULLY FLOOD. NINE SHELTERS
WERE OPENED AND 2000 PEOPLE WERE IN THEM. SEVERAL OF THE SHELTERS
HAD PEOPLE THAT HAD EVACUATED FROM MISSISSIPPI AND LOUISIANA.
SEVERAL AREAS HAD HIGH WATER FROM STORM SURGE. THE CAUSEWAY WAS
CLOSED AS WERE MANY STREETS NEAR DOWNTOW DUE TO HIGH WATER. BAYOU
SARA IN SARALAND ROSE OUT OF ITS BANKS AND 53 RESIDENTS HAD TO BE
EVACUATED. THE BAYOU ROSE TO THE SECOND HIGHEST READING EVER. THE
FOUR MILLION DOLLAR BERM ON THE WEST END OF DAUPHIN ISLAND WAS
DESTROYED BY THE SURGE.

ESCAMBIA FL

HIGH WATER ON PENSACOLA BEACH FORCED RESIDENTS IN A CONDO TO MOVE TO
THE SECOND FLOOR DUE TO TWO FEET OF WATER IN THE LOWER FLOORS.

OKALOOSA

HIGH WATER COVERED HIGHWAY 98 ON OKALOOSA ISLAND. THE ROAD REMAINED
OPEN BUT MOTORISTS WERE URGED TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION.

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Legend:
I-Incomplete Data
E-Estimated

GARY BEELER

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