Post-Tropical Cyclone Barry Moving Across Illinois

Post-Tropical Cyclone

Post-Tropical Cyclone

25 miles ESE of Springfield Illinois

Wind

Pressure

15 mph

29.86

Heading

Coordinates

ENE at 18 mph

89.2W, 39.8N

Discussion

At 400 p.m. CDT (2100 UTC), the center of Post-Tropical Cyclone Barry was located near latitude 39.8 north, longitude 89.2 west. The post-tropical cyclone is moving toward the east-northeast near 18 mph (30 km/h) and this motion is expected to continue through Thursday.

Maximum sustained winds are near 15 mph (30 km/h) with higher gusts. Little change in strength is forecast during the next 48 hours.

The estimated minimum central pressure is 1010 mb (29.83 inches).

Satellite

Watches and Warnings

Flash flood watches are in effect from the ark-la-tex northeastward into the middle Mississippi valley.

Flash flood warnings are in effect for portions of southern Arkansas.

Models

Land Hazards

Rainfall: Barry is expected to produce additional rain accumulations of 1 to 3 inches from portions of the Ohio and Tennessee valleys into the northern mid-Atlantic through Thursday. Isolated maximum totals exceeding 5 inches are possible across northern Mississippi.

Significant and life-threatening flash flooding is ongoing across southern Arkansas from heavier rainfall earlier in the day. An additional 1 inch of rain is possible in this area into this evening.