An area of rain extended from Florida to part of the Interstate 95
mid-Atlantic Monday afternoon. Spotty showers extended west of the
main rain area over the western and central Gulf Coast. A zone of
showers reached from northern Maine and New Brunswick to northern
lower Michigan and central Wisconsin. Farther west, a large swirl of
showers and embedded thunderstorms was centered over northern Utah.
Snow was falling over the highest elevations in Colorado, including
Wolf Creek Pass, at an elevation near 12,000 feet. Much of the area
from southern Maine to the Ohio Valley, interior Texas, the deserts
and California were free of rain. Warmth was holding over the
interior Northeast to Texas. Cooler air was oozing southward over the
upper Great Lakes. A pocket of cool air was associated with the large
storm over the interior West.
Anniversary of Hurricane Georges' Landfall...
On Sept. 29, 1998, Hurricane Georges moved ashore near Biloxi,
Mississippi. Wind gusts were as high as 172 mph. The storm also
triggered numerous tornadoes. Rainfall was excessive with the storm.
At Crestview, Florida, 18.22 inches of rain fell with 15.25 inches
falling at Pensacola and 14.94 inches drenching Mobile, Alabama.
WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS BY ACCU WEATHER
Storm Reports for Monday, September 29th.
A waterspout was observed near Coppitt Key, Florida, during Monday
A waterspout was observed near Key West, Florida, during Monday
Flash flooding occurred in Charleston, South Carolina, during
A funnel cloud was observed near Bermuda, during Monday morning.
A tornado was on the ground for one minute, causing no damage 10
miles NW of Delta, Colorado.
1.75 inch hail was reported in Centennial, Colorado.
1.75 inch hail was reported 7 miles north of Elizabeth, Colorado.
1.50 inch hail was reported in Dulce, New Mexico.
1.50 inch hail was reported 13 miles south of Alliance, Nebraska.
1.25 inch hail was reported in Otis, Colorado.
1.00 inch hail was reported 1 mile southeast of Highlands Ranch,
Hundreds of trees were downed in a forest area 4 miles east of
Pagosa Springs, Colorado.
A 62 mph wind gust was reported 5 miles south of Albuquerque, New
24 Rainfall Totals Ending at 8 p.m. EDT (in inches)
Leesburg, FL. 4.40
Jacksonville Int'l Airport, FL 2.61
Mayport, FL 2.51
Melbourne Reg. Airport, FL 2.36
Orlando Executive Airport, FL 1.93
Miami, FL 1.70
Scottsbluff, NE 1.68
New Orleans, LA 1.67
North Padre Island, TX 1.52
Inverness Airport, FL 1.42
Custer City, SD 1.35
Mount Pleasant, SC 1.34
Deland, FL 1.27
Moncks Corner, SC 1.22
Metlakatla, AK 1.20
Cyrstal River, FL 1.17
Gainesville, FL 1.16
St. Augustine, FL 1.13
Manning, SC 1.06
Rapid City, SD 1.02
Cocoa, FL 1.01
Brunswick/Patrick AFB, GA 0.97
Limon, CO 0.93
New Roads, LA 0.93
National High Today (through 9 p.m.) 99 at Death Valley, California
National Low Today (through 9 p.m.) 23 at Bodie State Park, California
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