Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
1256 PM CDT Wed May 24 2017

.DISCUSSION...See updated information for land areas and aviation
discussion below.

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.UPDATE...An upper level trough continues to progress across the
Mississippi River Valley early this afternoon, while an associated
cold front continues to move across AL and the northwest FL
Panhandle. Isolated to scattered showers will be possible over
northern and eastern portions of the forecast area this afternoon
as the upper trough axis moves across the region. POPs and QPF
have been adjusted to account for expected trends this afternoon,
but the forecast otherwise remains on track with partly sunny
skies, gusty west to northwest winds and highs in the mid to upper
70s over western areas to the lower 80s over eastern portions of
the region. /21

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.AVIATION...
18Z issuance...VFR conditions are anticipated through the next 24
hours. Isolated to scattered SHRA will remain possible over
interior areas this afternoon, with scattered to occasionally
broken cloud decks between 4-8 kft AGL. West to northwest winds
10-15 knots with occasional gusts around 20 knots are expected
this afternoon (locally higher near the immediate coast). Clearing
skies and lighter west to northwest winds are expected overnight.
/21

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.MARINE UPDATE...Westerly winds may increase to around 20 knots
over bays and sounds this afternoon, so have opted to issue a
Small Craft Advisory from 1-7 PM. Small Craft Advisory continues
for the coastal waters through late tonight. /21

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.MOB WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
AL...High Rip Current Risk until 7 PM CDT this evening for ALZ265-266.

FL...High Rip Current Risk until 7 PM CDT this evening for FLZ202-204-
     206.

MS...None.
GM...Small Craft Advisory until 7 PM CDT this evening for GMZ631>635.

     Small Craft Advisory until 4 AM CDT Thursday for GMZ650-655-670-
     675.

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