Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
608 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

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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-
608 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

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 FOG ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST THIS MORNING LIKELY TO BE
DENSE AT TIMES...REDUCING VISIBILITY TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS DEVELOP TODAY...RESULTING IN A
HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS TO POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
BEACHES THROUGH THE DAY...CONTINUING INTO TONIGHT.

A COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE LOWER
MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY BY THIS EVENING. AHEAD OF THE COLD
FRONT...CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE
IN THE NEAR TERM. BY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON...A LINE OF STORMS IS
FORECAST TO BEGIN ORGANIZING OVER SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...EDGING
EASTWARD ACROSS INTERIOR SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI AND SOUTHWEST ALABAMA
BY LATE THIS EVENING. THE LINE SLOWS ITS EASTWARD MOTION...LOOKING
TO BE CROSSING NEAR THE INTERSTATE 65 CORRIDOR PRIOR TO DAYBREAK
WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE ENVIRONMENT SUPPORTS THE DEVELOPMENT OF STRONG
TO POTENTIALLY SEVERE STORMS BY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON AND INTO THE
NIGHT. THE PRIMARY IMPACTS FROM SEVERE STORMS WILL BE DAMAGING WINDS
IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.

WITH THE SLOWER EASTWARD MOTION OF THIS WEATHER SYSTEM...LOCALLY
HEAVY RAIN IS ALSO POSSIBLE WITH RAINFALL TOTALS RANGING FROM 1 TO 3
INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE WHICH WILL LIKELY BRING
INSTANCES OF FLOODING OVER POOR DRAINING AND LOWER LYING AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

THE COLD FRONT WILL BE MAKING PASSAGE ACROSS THE LOCAL AREA
WEDNESDAY MORNING...BRINGING AN END TO THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT
FOLLOWING ITS PASSAGE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.


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GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-031200-
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-
608 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF DENSE FOG LOOK TO PERSIST ACROSS AREA BAYS...SOUNDS AND
NEAR SHORE WATERS INTO THE AFTERNOON.

A MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW SETS UP TODAY. SEAS BUILD TODAY
AND REMAIN ELEVATED INTO TONIGHT. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE
CAUTION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

WIND SHIFT ASSOCIATED WITH A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE OCCURS ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS WEDNESDAY MORNING. IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT...A
MODERATE TO STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW SETS UP FOR THE LATTER END OF THE
WEEK. SEAS REMAIN ELEVATED.

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