Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS62 KJAX 011340
AFDJAX

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
940 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.UPDATE...
EARLY VISIBLE IMAGERY SHOWS LOW STRATUS CLOUDS PERSISTS OVER THE
TRAIL RIDGE OF NE FL AS WELL AS OTHER LOCATIONS. PATCHY GROUND FOG
HAS LIFTED IN MOST AREAS. MOISTURE HAS SURGED ACROSS THE REGION
WITH PWATS IN THE KJAX SOUNDING NOW AT 1.76 INCHES. A SURFACE
TROUGH EXTENDS ALONG THE SC/GA COASTLINE TO THE SUWANNEE VALLEY OF
NE FL. SATELLITE ALSO SHOWS THE SHORTWAVE TROUGH IS APPROACHING
OUR FORECAST AREA AND SPOTTY SHOWERS ARE POPPING OVER SE GA IN
THIS MOIST UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT. EXPECT INCREASING COVERAGE OVER
OUR NORTHERN ZONES THIS MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS/STORMS
DEVELOPING ALONG THE ATLC SEA BREEZE BY EARLY AFTN. STRONG TO
SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY OVER SE GA CLOSEST TO THE
SHORTWAVE ENERGY. ACTIVITY SHOULD LINGER WELL INTO THE EVENING
HOURS THEN FOCUS OFFSHORE AFTER MIDNIGHT. EXPECT SEASONAL TEMPS IN
THE LOWER 90S.

&&

.AVIATION...
VFR EXPECTED FOR REST OF THE DAY EXCEPT INVOF SCATTERED TSRA. WITH
GREATER COVERAGE EXPECTED TODAY...HAVE INCLUDED VCTS AFTER 18Z.

&&

.MARINE...
NO HEADLINES. S-SW FLOW IS OCCURRING ACROSS THE WATERS WITH
EXCEPTION OF GA WATERS WHERE SCATTERED SHOWERS/STORMS HAVE
OCCURRED. THESE STORMS ARE MOVING N AWAY FROM OUR WATERS. ISOLATED
CONVECTION IS OCCURRING ELSEWHERE.

RIP CURRENTS: LOW RISK.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
AMG  92  74  91  73 /  50  40  60  60
SSI  88  77  85  76 /  30  30  30  30
JAX  92  75  89  74 /  40  30  30  30
SGJ  90  76  87  75 /  40  30  20  20
GNV  93  72  90  72 /  30  30  60  60
OCF  93  72  90  72 /  30  30  60  60

&&

.JAX WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GA...NONE.
AM...NONE.
&&

$$

TRABERT//WALKER





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