Sandy Continues to Weaken – Final Official Advisory

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Here’s the last update from the Hydrometeorological Prediction Center on Sandy, along with the rainfall/snowfall totals and wind gusts information:

REMNANTS OF SANDY ADVISORY NUMBER 37
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD AL182012
1100 AM EDT WED OCT 31 2012

...WINDS...ACCUMULATING SNOWS...AND RAIN FROM THE REMNANTS OF
SANDY CONTINUE TO DIMINISH...

SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...INFORMATION
-----------------------------------------------
LOCATION...MULTIPLE CENTERS OF CIRCULATION IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE
REMNANTS OF SANDY CAN BE FOUND ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES.

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
--------------------
SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT...

GALE WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE GREAT LAKES.
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT ALONG MUCH OF THE NORTHERN
MID-ATLANTIC AND NEW ENGLAND COASTS.

FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT ACROSS NORTHERN NEW
ENGLAND...AND FLOOD WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR AREAS OF THE
NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC STATES.  LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNINGS HAVE BEEN
ISSUED FOR PORTIONS OF THE GREAT LAKES. 

WINTER STORM WARNINGS AND WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES REMAIN IN
EFFECT ALONG THE CENTRAL APPALACHIANS.

FOR INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING WATCHES AND
WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV.

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK
------------------------------
AT 1100 AM EDT...1500 UTC...SANDY HAS WEAKENED...AND MULTIPLE
CENTERS OF CIRCULATION IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE REMNANTS OF SANDY
CAN BE FOUND ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT LAKES.  

HAZARDS
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WIND...STRONG WINDS ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...BUT SHOULD DIMINISH IN THE AFTERNOON.

STORM SURGE...ELEVATED WATER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE IN
PORTIONS OF THE UPPER AND MIDDLE CHESAPEAKE BAY DURING THE DAY.

FRESHWATER FLOOD WATERS ORIGINATING IN THE UPPER POTOMAC FROM THE
RAINS OF SANDY WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE TIDAL
POTOMAC...RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANT FLOODING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

DUE TO PERSISTENT NORTHERLY WINDS AND LARGE FETCH...COASTAL
FLOODING ALONG PORTIONS OF THE GREAT LAKES IS STILL POSSIBLE.

FOR STORM SURGE INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...PLEASE SEE
PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE.

RAINFALL...ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN AN INCH
ARE EXPECTED IN THE EASTERN GREAT LAKES.

SNOWFALL...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED IN THE MOUNTAINS OF WEST VIRGINIA INTO FAR WESTERN
MARYLAND AND SOUTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA.

RAINFALL TOTALS
---------------
SELECTED STORM TOTAL RAINFALL IN INCHES THROUGH 11 AM EDT

...DELAWARE...
GEORGETOWN                          10.20
DOVER 6.4 WNW                        9.62
MILFORD                              9.55
INDIAN RIVER ACRES                   9.49
REHOBOTH BEACH                       9.37       
CLAYTON 6.6 W                        8.62
DOVER AFB                            8.60
SEAFORD 2.3 SSE                      8.45
DELANEY CORNER                       8.33
MILTON                               8.30            
SMYRNA 2.7 SSE                       8.30                         

FELTON 3.6 NE                        8.20
GEORGETOWN 5.8 W                     7.94
VIOLA                                7.84                   

...MAINE...
KINGBURY 2 SSE                       4.60
GREENVILLE 2 E                       4.24
PEMBROKE 5.4 SSE                     3.30
NORWAY 11.5 WNW                      3.26
OLD TOWN 1 SE                        3.24
WHITING 3 NNE                        3.00
NEW SHARON 2.0 NW                    2.95
ACTON 2.7 NW                         2.69
LUBEC 4.1 W                          2.65
BELMONT 2.7 SSE                      2.62
BLANCHARD                            2.58
SHIRLEY                              2.52

...MARYLAND...
EASTON 0.7 NNW                      12.55
CAVETOWN 3 ESE                      11.15                     
GREENSBORO 1.4 ENE                  10.70
RIDGELY 0.2 ESE                     10.68
RIDGE 1.0 N                         10.36
QUEENSTOWN 2.6 S                    10.29                     
TRAPPE 3.5 NE                        9.78
CHURCHTON 1 ENE                      9.50                    
BISHOPVILLE 3.1 E                    9.48
ST. MICHAELS 0.7 SE                  9.38                    
DENTON 5.8 WSW                       9.28                     
PRINCESS ANNE 4.4 WSW                9.08                     
PASADENA 2.6 ESE                     8.70
OCEAN CITY MUNI ARPT                 7.22
BALTIMORE SCIENCE CENTER             7.18
ANNAPOLIS - US NAVAL ACADEMY         7.09                       
BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON INTL ARPT       6.67                    

...MASSACHUSETTS...
LEOMINSTER 1.5 S                     4.40
FOXBOROUGH 0.4 S                     3.91
FITCHBURG                            3.86
NORTH ASHBURNHAM                     3.70
NATICK 1.7 NNE                       3.56
ACTON 1.3 SW                         3.49
NORWOOD 1.3 NW                       3.47
EAST MILTON                          3.39
ANDOVER 1.5 W                        3.34
PEPPERELL                            3.30
ASHBURNHAM                           3.20
AYER                                 3.11                     
BEDFORD/HANSCOM FIELD                2.84                     
NORTON 1.8 NNE                       2.80                     
MILLIS 0.6 SSE                       2.65
NORWOOD MEMORIAL ARPT                2.63
NORTHBOROUGH 0.6 SSE                 2.60                     

...NEW HAMPSHIRE...
RANDOLPH 1.4 NE                      6.05
CENTER SANDWICH 4.9 E                5.19
MT WASHINGTON                        4.87
GORHAM 3.1 S                         4.85
JAFFREY MUNI ARPT                    4.82
NEW IPSWICH 0.8 S                    4.72
UNITY 3.2 ENE                        4.14
GREENVILLE 1.1 ENE                   4.06
NEWBURY 1.6 NW                       4.00
NASHUA/BOIRE FIELD                   3.54
HILLSBOROUGH 2.1 NNW                 3.51
BROOKFIELD 0.9 WSW                   3.50
HOLLIS 2.9 ENE                       3.50

...NEW JERSEY...
WILDWOOD CREST 0.6 NNE              11.91
MIDDLE TWP 4.4 SW                   11.41
GREEN CREEK                         11.40
NORTH WILDWOOD                      10.24
SEAVILLE                            10.06
RIO GRANDE                           9.51
WEST CAPE MAY                        9.37                     
LOWER TWP 2.2 NE                     8.41
ERMA                                 8.20
ATLANTIC CITY                        8.15
CAPE MAY                             8.10       
WOODBINE 0.8 NNW                     7.87                     
UPPER TWP 3.2 SE                     7.82                     
HAMILTON TWP 2.1 SE                  7.57
NEWPORT                              7.30                         

VINELAND 2.6 WSW                     7.07
ESTELL MANOR                         7.06
CEDARVILLE                           7.00

...NEW YORK...
WHITESVILLE                          4.83
HAMBURG 1 S                          4.59
PERRYSBURG                           4.41
DUNKIRK 1 SW                         4.09
LOCKPORT 0.8 NE                      3.87
BATAVIA GENESSEE                     3.80
SHERMAN 0.4 ENE                      3.50
NIAGARA FALLS INTL ARPT              3.32                   
LANCASTER 4.1 ENE                    3.26                     
ALCOTT CENTER                        3.25
WEST ALMOND 3.6 SW                   3.14
DANSVILLE 1.0 ENE                    3.06
ELMA CENTER 0.7 SE                   3.06

...NORTH CAROLINA...
SALVO 0.9 NNE                        8.09                     
AVON 0.7 NE                          8.00                     
COROLLA 3.2 SSE                      7.66                     
DUCK 0.3 SE                          7.22                     
KILL DEVIL HILLS 2.5 NNW             6.47
HATTERAS/BILLY MITCHELL AP           6.26
KITTY HAWK 4.0 NNW                   5.89                     
TRENT WOODS 1.3 SSE                  4.11                     
JAMESVILLE 6.1 SW                    3.84                     
JACKSONVILLE 2.0 E                   3.75                     
HOLLY RIDGE 4.8 ENE                  3.63                     
ELIZABETH CITY 10.5 NNW              3.56                     
MERRY HILL 3.8 E                     3.51

...OHIO...
KIRTLAND 0.9 SW                      7.04
NORTH RIDGEVILLE 2.8 SSW             6.79
PAINESVILLE 3.8 SSW                  6.51
BROADVIEW HEIGHTS 1.5 NW             6.33
ELYRIA 0.4 SE                        5.80
CLEVELAND HOPKINS AIRPORT            5.63
BRUNSWICK 0.5 NE                     5.57
WAKEMAN 4.6 NNE                      5.50
SOUTH RUSSELL 2.0 W                  5.42

...PENNSYLVANIA...
HANOVER 5.4 S                        8.15                     
SCHELLSBURG 2.6 WNW                  7.94
FLEETWOOD 2.0 ESE                    7.26                     
GLEN ROCK 2.2 ESE                    6.82
NEW SALEM 0.3 WSW                    6.47
LANDENBERG 1.8 ENE                   6.38                     
MALVERN 0.5 NNE                      6.32
LITTLESTOWN 0.8 NNW                  6.05
WEST CHESTER 1.8 SE                  5.96                      
EXTON                                5.59

...RHODE ISLAND...
WOONSOCKET 1.3 ESE                   2.98
MANVILLE 0.2 NE                      2.83
LITTLE COMPTON 1.7 NW                2.40
PAWTUCKET/NORTH CENTRAL ST ARPT      2.72

...VIRGINIA...
REEDVILLE                            9.90
VIRGINIA BEACH                       9.58
OCEANA NAS/SOUCEK                    9.57
CASHVILLE .01 S                      9.38                     
WHITE STONE 8.0 SSW                  8.96                     
GREENBACKVILLE 0.4 WNW               8.64                     
PORT HAYWOOD 1.0 SE                  8.59                     
ONLEY 0.6 SE                         8.47
WALLOPS ISLAND                       8.48                     
ONANCOCK 3.9 SW                      8.39                     
VIRGINIA BEACH 1.7 NE                7.99
PURCELLVILLE                         7.89
MAYSVILLE 5 S                        7.75                       
YORKTOWN 0.8 SE                      7.73                     
NEWPORT NEWS 5.8 NE                  7.63

...WASHINGTON DC...
WASHINGTON 5.1 NW                    5.83
WASHINGTON/NATIONAL                  4.84

...WEST VIRGINIA...
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION                  4.46                     
FALLING WATERS 2.4 NW                4.36                     
SLANESVILLE 2.1 SE                   3.99
MORGANTOWN/HART FIELD                3.97                     
MCMECHEN 6.0 E                       3.56                     
CHARLES TOWN 2.5 NE                  3.15                     
BUNKER HILL 0.8 WNW                  3.06                     
SPRINGFIELD 2.3 ESE                  3.04
HUNTINGTON/TRI-STATE ARPT            2.94                       
BOOTHSVILLE 1.4 SE                   2.83                     

SNOWFALL TOTALS
---------------
SELECTED STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL IN INCHES THROUGH 11 AM EDT

..KENTUCKY...
WHITESBURG 4 SE                      18.0
PAYNE GAP                            14.0
LYNCH 3 S                            12.0
ELKO 1NW                              9.0
BENHAM 3 S                            6.0
VIPER                                 6.0

...MARYLAND...
REDHOUSE                             29.0
DEEP CREEK LAKE                      26.0
FINZEL                               24.0
OAKLAND                              24.0
CHAMPOIN 4 SE                        13.0
GRANTSVILLE                          12.0
FROSTBURG                             6.0

...NORTH CAROLINA...
COVE CREEK 10 NW                     24.0
FAUST                                24.0
NEWFOUND GAP                         22.0
CLIFTON                              14.0
ELK PARK                             14.0
BULADEAN                             12.0
BAKERSVILLE 5 N                      11.0
BOONE                                11.0
BEECH MOUNTAIN 1 SE                  10.0
FLAT SPRINGS                          9.8
ASHLAND                               9.0
LANSING                               8.0
FLAT SPRINGS 1 E                      7.0

...OHIO...
BELLEFONTAINE                         4.5
WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE                3.0 
MANSFIELD                             2.5

...PENNSYLVANIA...
CHAMPION 4 SE                        13.0
LAUREL SUMMIT                        10.0
MOUNT DAVIS                           9.0
FARMINGTON                            8.8
STAHLSTOWN                            6.0
CHALKHILL 2 ENE                       5.1

...TENNESSEE...
GATLINBURG 5 SE                      34.0
ROAN MOUNTAIN                        19.0
NEWFOUND GAP                         18.0
MOUNT LECONTE                        17.0

...VIRGINIA...
NORTON 2 S                           24.0
TAZEWELL 2 N                         15.0
WISE 6 E                             14.0
LEBANON                              12.0
BURKES GARDEN                         8.4
HONAKER                               8.0
MOUTH OF WILSON                       8.0
RICHLANDS                             8.0
MARION 2.4 ENE                        6.0

...WEST VIRGINIA...
CLAYTON 2 NNW                        33.0
QUINWOOD                             29.0
DAVIS                                28.0
FLAT TOP                             28.0
HUTTONSVILLE 5 WSW                   28.0
CRAIGSVILLE                          26.0
ALEXANDER                            24.0
ALPINE LAKE                          24.0
KITZMILLER                           24.0
MINGO 2 SSE                          24.0
NETTIE                               24.0
TERRA ALTA                           24.0
BAYARD                               22.3
BEVERLY                              21.0
FRENCH CREEK                         18.5
RUNA 0.1 W                           18.1
BEAVER                               18.0
MACARTHUR 1 E                        18.0
SNOWSHOE 1 S                         18.0
WEBSTER SPRINGS                      17.0
HAZELTON                             16.0
BUCKHANNON                           15.0
FAYETTEVILLE 11 E                    15.0
PRINCETON                            15.0
ELKINS                               14.0

WIND GUSTS
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SELECTED PEAK WIND GUSTS IN MILES PER HOUR FROM EARLIER IN THE
EVENT

...CONNECTICUT...
MADISON                                85
BRIDGEPORT AIRPORT                     76
GROTON                                 76
GREENWICH                              70

...INDIANA...
TOWN OF PINES 2 NNE                    69

...MAINE...
BATH                                   76
PORTLAND JETPORT                       63
KENNEBUNK 2 NE                         62

...MARYLAND...
LAYTONSVILLE 1 ESE                     76
OCEAN CITY                             74
COLESVILLE 1 SSE                       70
CROCHERON 2 SSE                        70
ANNAPOLIS                              69
ARBUTUS                                68
SAINT INIGOES 2 W                      64
FREDRICK 1 NE                          62

...MASSACHUSETTS...
CUTTYHUNK                              83
WELLFLEET                              81
BARNSTABLE                             79
WRENTHAM                               77

...MICHIGAN...
FORT GRATIOT                           74
TOLEDO HARBOR                          66
PORT SANILAC                           65
SOUTH BASS ISLAND                      63
SOUTH HAVEN 1 W                        60                  

...NEW HAMPSHIRE...
GOSHEN                                 70
LONDONDERRY                            62
PORTSMOUTH INTL AIRP                   60

...NEW JERSEY...
TOMPKINSVILLE 2 N                      90
SURF CITY                              89
TUCKERTON                              88
MONTCLAIR 1 N                          88
NEWPORT                                87
SANDY HOOK NOS BUOY                    87
DENNISVILLE                            81
CLIFTON                                80
NEWARK                                 78 
ATLANTIC CITY                          77
BAYONNE 1 ENE                          77

...NEW YORK...
ISLIP                                  90
PLUM ISLAND 4 ENE                      85
SYOSSET                                82
POINT LOOKOUT 1 E                      80
JFK                                    79

..OHIO...
BURKE LAKEFRONT ARPT                   67
CLEVELAND HOPKINS ARPT                 63
SOUTH BASS ISLAND                      62

...PENNSYLVANIA...
ALLENTOWN                              81
BENSALEM                               76
BUSHKILL CENTER                        70
PHILADELPHIA INTL ARPT                 68
MOUNT POCONO AIRPORT                   66
MOUNT AETNA                            64
WIND GAP                               62

...RHODE ISLAND...
WESTERLY                               86
WARREN                                 73

...VERMONT...
STOWE 8 NW                             72
LYNDON CENTER                          61
UNDERHILL                              60

...VIRGINIA...
CHESTER GAP 3 NNE                      79
WINTERGREEN 4 NW                       72
WALLOPS ISLAND                         68
MELFA/ACCOMACK ARPT                    62
HACKSHECK 1 NW                         60

...WEST VIRGINIA...
RANSON 1 NNW                           65
KEYSER 2 SSW                           64
MARTINSBURG ARPT                       60

NEXT ADVISORY
-------------
THIS WILL BE THE LAST PUBLIC ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER FOR THIS SYSTEM.  PLEASE
REFER TO YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION ON THIS STORM.