Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1141 AM CST TUE JAN 17 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-
1141 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

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

AREAS OF FOG LIKELY TO DEVELOP ALONG THE SOUTHERN ZONES TONIGHT...THEN
DEVELOP INLAND. FOG LOCALLY DENSE IN SOME AREAS WITH VISIBILITIES
LOWERING TO A QUARTER MILE OR LESS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INCREASE IN AREAL COVERAGE ACROSS THE
REGION THURSDAY INTO EARLY FRIDAY...WITH ANOTHER ROUND STORMS
EXPECTED SATURDAY INTO EARLY SUNDAY. A FEW STRONG STORMS WITH GUSTY
WINDS...SMALL HAIL...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
CAN BE EXPECTED THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. 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.

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

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF SKYWARN SEVERE STORM SPOTTER NETWORKS MAY BECOME
REQUIRED OVER THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

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GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-181800-
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-
1141 AM CST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG LIKELY TO DEVELOP OVER AREA BAYS...SOUNDS AND NEAR SHORE
WATERS OVERNIGHT. FOG LOCALLY DENSE IN SOME AREAS WITH VISIBILITIES
LOWERING TO A MILE OR LESS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A LIGHT TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW FOR MUCH OF THIS WEEK WILL BEGIN TO
INCREASE TOWARD LATE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND AS A SERIES OF COLD
FRONTS APPROACH FROM THE WEST AND MOVE EAST ACROSS THE MARINE AREA.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH THESE FRONTS WILL INCREASE
IN COVERAGE ACROSS THE REGION THURSDAY INTO EARLY FRIDAY...WITH
ANOTHER ROUND EXPECTED SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. WINDS...WAVES AND SEAS
WILL BE LOCALLY HIGHER IN AND NEAR THESE SHOWERS AND STORMS. 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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