...Latest Information on the Remnants of Isaac...

The Remnants of Hurricane Isaac will move across the Ozarks Today and Saturday

The remnants of what was once hurricane Isaac will impact the Ozarks through most of Saturday. Rainfall totals ending at 7 AM Friday indicated that nearly two inches of rain had already fallen over south central Missouri near West Plains, with amounts around an inch over southwest and central Missouri. For the latest rainfall totals in graphical form, you can check out our AHPS precipitation site here.  Through Saturday evening, rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches will be common, with locally heavier amounts possible, especially across the eastern Missouri Ozarks. As with most land-falling tropical systems, there is the potential for isolated severe weather as well as gusty winds. Finally, with the upcoming weekend encompassing Labor Day celebrations, it will be important to note the potential for significant impacts on recreation across the Ozarks this weekend.

Latest estimated rainfall totals

Rainfall totals through 7 AM

Latest Rainfall Forecast from Hydrometeorological Prediction Center

Weather Story

 

 Here are some historical comparisons to previous Hurricanes and Tropical Storms back through the late 1970's that impacted the Ozarks

1) Ike 2008
http://www.eas.slu.edu/CIPS/ANALOG/IMAGES/UPD/UPD72/2008/2008091412_prcp72.png

2) Gustav 2008
http://www.eas.slu.edu/CIPS/ANALOG/IMAGES/UPD/UPD72/2008/2008090512_prcp72.png

3) Gilbert 1988
http://www.eas.slu.edu/CIPS/ANALOG/IMAGES/UPD/UPD72/1988/1988092012_prcp72.png

4) Elena 2005
http://www.eas.slu.edu/CIPS/ANALOG/IMAGES/UPD/UPD72/1985/1985090512_prcp72.png

5) Claudette 1979
http://www.eas.slu.edu/CIPS/ANALOG/IMAGES/UPD/UPD72/1979/1979072912_prcp72.png



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