Tropical Storm Humberto Update

...HUMBERTO WEAKENS TO A TROPICAL STORM OVER SOUTHWESTERN

LOUISIANA...

AT 1000 AM CDT...1500 UTC...ALL COASTAL HURRICANE AND TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS ARE DISCONTINUED. HOWEVER...DAMAGING WINDS ARE STILL OCCURRING INLAND NEAR THE CENTER OF HUMBERTO. FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.

AT 1000 AM CDT...1500Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM HUMBERTO WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 30.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 93.2 WEST OR ABOUT 75 MILES...125 KM...WEST-NORTHWEST OF LAFAYETTE LOUISIANA.

HUMBERTO IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 12 MPH...19 KM/HR...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH...100 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ADDITIONAL WEAKENING IS EXPECTED TODAY...AND HUMBERTO SHOULD BECOME A TROPICAL DEPRESSION BY EARLY FRIDAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 35 MILES...55 KM FROM THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 990 MB...29.23 INCHES.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 8 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF

LOUISIANA AND MISSISSIPPI...AS WELL AS EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN

ARKANSAS...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 12 INCHES POSSIBLE.

SOME COASTAL FLOODING IS POSSIBLE FROM CAMERON LOUISIANA TO

VERMILLION BAY TODAY.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE IN SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA AND

SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI THROUGH TONIGHT.

REPEATING THE 1000 AM CDT POSITION...30.6 N...93.2 W. MOVEMENT

TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR 12 MPH. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS...65 MPH. MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...990 MB.