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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
345 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

ALZ051>064-FLZ001>006-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-181115-
CHOCTAW-WASHINGTON-CLARKE-WILCOX-MONROE-CONECUH-BUTLER-CRENSHAW-
ESCAMBIA-COVINGTON-UPPER MOBILE-UPPER BALDWIN-LOWER MOBILE-
LOWER BALDWIN-INLAND ESCAMBIA-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-INLAND SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL SANTA ROSA-INLAND OKALOOSA-COASTAL OKALOOSA-WAYNE-PERRY-
GREENE-STONE-GEORGE-
345 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT AND FRIDAY

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF AND
MOVE NORTHEAST TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING ANOTHER
ROUND OF HEAVY RAINFALL TO PORTIONS OF THE AREA. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH
IS IN EFFECT FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF THE INTESTATE 65
CORRIDOR. IN THESE LOCATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN IS EXPECTED
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER TOTALS OF 6 INCHES POSSIBLE. THIS HEAVY RAIN MAY
LEAD TO INSTANCES OF FLASH FLOODING AND ADDITIONAL RIVER FLOODING
ACROSS SOUTHERN ALABAMA AND THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE. PLEASE
REFER TO UPDATED FLOOD WARNING STATEMENTS FOR THE LATEST RIVER FLOOD
INFORMATION.

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SEVERE STORM SPOTTER ARE ENCOURAGED TO RELAY ANY REPORTS OF
FLOODING OR EXCESSIVE RAINFALL TOTALS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN MOBILE.

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE, AL
945 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014


...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN ALABAMA...FLORIDA...

  FISH RIVER NEAR SILVERHILL AFFECTING BALDWIN COUNTY.
  PERDIDO RIVER NEAR BARRINEAU PARK AFFECTING BALDWIN AND ESCAMBIA COUNTIES.
  STYX RIVER NEAR ELSANOR AFFECTING BALDWIN COUNTY.
  ESCAMBIA RIVER NEAR CENTURY AFFECTING ESCAMBIA COUNTY.
  SHOAL RIVER NEAR CRESTVIEW AFFECTING OKALOOSA COUNTY.

.RECENT HEAVY RAINS HAVE CAUSED SIGNIFICANT RISES ALONG THE RIVER.

SAFETY MESSAGE...
STAY TUNED TO DEVELOPMENTS BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

&&

FLC091-190244-
/O.EXT.KMOB.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-140422T2100Z/
/CRVF1.1.ER.140419T1000Z.140421T0000Z.140422T1500Z.NO/
945 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES
FOR
  THE SHOAL RIVER NEAR CRESTVIEW
* FROM SATURDAY MORNING UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON
* AT 9 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.8 FEET
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8 FEET
* FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY SATURDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO
  9.4 FEET BY SUNDAY EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE
  TUESDAY MORNING.
* AT 8 FEET...SOME MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS WILL OCCUR.

&&

LAT...LON 3078 8650 3078 8649 3069 8653 3069 8663
      3070 8663 3070 8655

$$





Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
712 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

.STRONG EASTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE AN INCREASED RISK FOR
DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS THROUGH FRIDAY.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-180815-
/O.EXT.KMOB.RP.S.0006.000000T0000Z-140419T0000Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
712 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...REST OF TODAY INTO FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT TO WIDESPREAD RIP CURRENTS WILL RESULT IN
  DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA AND
  THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM






Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
253 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN ALABAMA AND THE
WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE FOR TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...

.A DEVELOPING SYSTEM OVER THE GULF WILL BRING ABUNDANT RAIN TO THE AREA
BEGINNING TONIGHT AND LASTING INTO FRIDAY AFTERNOON. WIDESPREAD RAIN TOTALS
OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE LIKELY WITH UP TO 6 INCHES LOCALLY POSSIBLE.

ALZ056-059>064-FLZ001>006-180400-
/O.NEW.KMOB.FF.A.0006.140418T0000Z-140418T2300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CONECUH-ESCAMBIA-COVINGTON-UPPER MOBILE-UPPER BALDWIN-
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-INLAND ESCAMBIA-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-
INLAND SANTA ROSA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-INLAND OKALOOSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EVERGREEN...ATMORE...BREWTON...
EAST BREWTON...ANDALUSIA...OPP...MOBILE...PRICHARD...SARALAND...
BAY MINETTE...TILLMANS CORNER...THEODORE...DAPHNE...FAIRHOPE...
FOLEY...SPANISH FORT...CENTURY...FLOMATON...MOLINO...FERRY PASS...
BRENT...WEST PENSACOLA...BELLVIEW...ENSLEY...MYRTLE GROVE...JAY...
PACE...MILTON...CRESTVIEW...WRIGHT...NICEVILLE...SEMINOLE...
EGLIN AFB
253 PM CDT THU APR 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST
  FLORIDA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN ALABAMA...
  CONECUH...COVINGTON...ESCAMBIA...LOWER BALDWIN...LOWER
  MOBILE...UPPER BALDWIN AND UPPER MOBILE. IN NORTHWEST
  FLORIDA...COASTAL ESCAMBIA...COASTAL OKALOOSA...COASTAL SANTA
  ROSA...INLAND ESCAMBIA...INLAND OKALOOSA AND INLAND SANTA
  ROSA.

* FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON

* WIDESPREAD RAIN TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WITH UP TO 6 INCHES
  LOCALLY.

* RIVERS ACROSS THE WATCH AREA ARE ALREADY IN FLOOD. THIS ADDITIONAL
  RAINFALL MAY EXACERBATE THE FLOODING ALONG WITH BRINGING INSTANCES
  OF FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$







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