Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
636 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

ALZ051>060-261>266-FLZ201>206-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-191245-
CHOCTAW-WASHINGTON-CLARKE-WILCOX-MONROE-CONECUH-BUTLER-CRENSHAW-
ESCAMBIA-COVINGTON-MOBILE INLAND-BALDWIN INLAND-MOBILE CENTRAL-
BALDWIN CENTRAL-MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA INLAND-
ESCAMBIA COASTAL-SANTA ROSA INLAND-SANTA ROSA COASTAL-
OKALOOSA INLAND-OKALOOSA COASTAL-WAYNE-PERRY-GREENE-STONE-GEORGE-
636 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
ALABAMA...SOUTHWEST ALABAMA...NORTHWEST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST
MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE REGION EARLY THIS MORNING
BEFORE DISSIPATING BY MID MORNING...DENSE FOG LIKELY RE-DEVELOPING
AGAIN ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION LATE TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES LOWERING
TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS IN SOME LOCATIONS.

THERE IS A MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE GULF BEACHES OF
ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INCREASE IN AREAL COVERAGE ACROSS THE
REGION THURSDAY AND THURSDAY EVENING...WITH ANOTHER ROUND STORMS
EXPECTED SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON. A FEW STRONG STORMS WITH
GUSTY WINDS...SMALL HAIL...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY EVENING.
ALTHOUGH THERE IS ONLY A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE STORMS THURSDAY AND
THURSDAY NIGHT...WHICH IS DEFINED AS THOSE BEING ISOLATED IN COVERAGE...
CONDITIONS MAY BECOME MORE FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS LATE
SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR FOR THIS POSSIBILITY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF SKYWARN SEVERE STORM SPOTTER NETWORKS IS NOT
EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY.

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GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-191245-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
636 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL
WATERS OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG OVER AREA BAYS...SOUNDS AND NEAR SHORE WATERS THIS
MORNING AND AGAIN TONIGHT. FOG LOCALLY DENSE IN SOME AREAS WITH
VISIBILITIES LOWERING TO A MILE OR LESS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A LIGHT TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE THROUGH
LATE WEEK AS A COLD FRONT MOVES EAST INTO THE AREA AND THEN BECOME
STRONG ON SATURDAY AS THE SECOND FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. WIND
FLOW INCREASES FURTHER AND SHIFTS MORE WESTERLY ON SUNDAY IN THE WAKE
OF THIS SECOND FRONT. RESULTANT SEAS BUILDING LATE WEEK THROUGH THE
WEEKEND...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED. WINDS...WAVES
AND SEAS WILL BE LOCALLY HIGHER IN AND NEAR SHOWERS AND STORMS
ASSOCIATED WITH THE FRONTAL SYSTEMS. FREQUENT LIGHTNING ACTIVITY AND
VISIBILITY REDUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO EXPECTED IN ANY
STRONGER STORMS LATE IN THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND. CONDITIONS MAY
BECOME MORE FAVORABLE FOR A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE
WEEKEND.

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