Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
642 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

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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-
642 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

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

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TODAY...WITH HIGHEST RAIN CHANCES GENERALLY EAST OF I-65 IN ALABAMA
AND OVER THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE. ANY STORMS TODAY ARE GENERALLY
EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW SEVERE LIMITS. NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TO THE WEST AND MOVE INTO
WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE FORECAST AREA LATE TONIGHT...AFTER MIDNIGHT
AND BECOMING MOST LIKELY AFTER 3 AM...WHERE THERE IS A PREDICTED SLIGHT
RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER. SOME STORMS LATE TONIGHT OVER INTERIOR
SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI AND PORTIONS OF INTERIOR SOUTHWEST ALABAMA WEST
OF I-65 MAY BECOME SEVERE...WITH LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND A
FEW TORNADOES ALL POSSIBLE. THESE AREAS ARE UNDER A SLIGHT RISK OF
SEVERE WEATHER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ONGOING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER PARTS OF INTERIOR SOUTHEAST
MISSISSIPPI AND PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ALABAMA WILL SPREAD EAST ACROSS
THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA ON SATURDAY. THE SEVERE WEATHER RISK
INCREASES TO ENHANCED OVER THE FAR NORTHWESTERN PORTION OF THE
FORECAST AREA EARLY SATURDAY...WITH THE REMAINDER OF THE REGION
REMAINING UNDER A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE WEATHER. THE ENVIRONMENT WILL
BE CONDUCIVE FOR SUPPORTING LARGE DAMAGING HAIL...DAMAGING STRAIGHT
LINE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH...AND A FEW TORNADOES. THE SEVERE
THREAT DIMINISHES SOMEWHAT LATE IN THE DAY...BUT SCATTERED TO
NUMEROUS STORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY...AND SOME OF THOSE COULD ALSO BECOME STRONG TO POTENTIALLY
SEVERE. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE REGION BY LATE
SUNDAY...ENDING THE SEVERE THREAT. WITH THE UNSETTLED PATTERN
PERSISTING THROUGH MOST OF THE WEEKEND...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
COULD LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING OF URBAN AND LOW LYING AREAS.

THE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ALONG LOCAL BEACHES WILL INCREASE TO A
HIGH RISK THIS WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-211245-
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-
642 AM CST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SEVERAL ROUNDS OF STRONG TO POTENTIALLY SEVERE STORMS WILL AFFECT THE
MARINE AREA LATE TONIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND. LARGE HAIL...HIGH
WINDS AND RESULTANT LOCALLY HIGHER SEAS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...VERY
HEAVY RAINFALL AND A FEW WATERSPOUTS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE
STRONGEST STORMS. A STRONG WESTERLY WIND FLOW WILL DEVELOP IN THE
WAKE OF THE FINAL ROUND OF STORMS LATE SUNDAY...WITH CONDITIONS
BECOMING HAZARDOUS FOR SMALL CRAFT. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL
LIKELY BE REQUIRED BY LATE IN THE WEEKEND AND GALE CONDITIONS COULD
BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

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