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Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
458 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK CONTINUES ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA
AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...

.A WEAKER...BUT STILL PERSISTENT ONSHORE FLOW WILL RESULT IN A
CONTINUATION OF A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS THROUGH AT
LEAST EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-221800-
/O.EXT.KMOB.RP.S.0014.000000T0000Z-140722T1800Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
458 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL PERSIST THROUGH EARLY THIS
  AFTERNOON WITH NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD RIP CURRENTS LIKELY.
  CONTINUE TO MONITOR FOR LATER STATEMENTS AS UPDATES ARE RECEIVED
  FROM LOCAL LIFEGUARDS TODAY.

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


Marine Weather Statement


MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
533 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

GMZ475-221130-
533 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE GULF WATERS...

THIS STATEMENT INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:

  WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM 20
  TO 60 NM.

AT 533 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS...PRODUCING STRONG WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...OVER EUGENE
ISLAND 158...OR 43 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ATCHAFALAYA BAY...MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 10 KNOTS.

MARINERS CAN EXPECT GUSTY WINDS UP TO 33 KNOTS...LOCALLY HIGHER
WAVES...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. BOATERS SHOULD SEEK SAFE HARBOR
IMMEDIATELY UNTIL THIS STORM PASSES.

INTENSE LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE OPEN
WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED METAL
OBJECTS.

&&


LAT...LON 2844 9214 2904 9202 2888 9136 2847 9127
      2839 9128

$$


TINGLER


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
553 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
231100-
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
553 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST
CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TODAY...MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED...BUT SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH AFTER
SUNSET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

DAILY AND MAINLY AFTERNOON ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK...WITH THE
HIGHEST CHANCES COMING WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. NO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
553 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-231100-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
553 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE NORTHWEST
GULF OF MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED.
SOME OF THE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS TO 30
KNOTS...OCCASIONAL TO FREQUENT CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING...AND
HEAVY RAINFALL REDUCING VISIBILITIES BELOW 1 NM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A GENERALLY LIGHT ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE REST OF THE
WEEK...MAINLY OVERNIGHT INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS. WINDS AND
SEAS WILL BE LOCALLY HIGHER NEAR THE STORMS...ALONG WITH
OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
226 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-221930-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 20 TO
60 NM-POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-
WASHINGTON-ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-
EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-ST. JAMES-
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-UPPER JEFFERSON-
ORLEANS-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-UPPER TERREBONNE-
LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
226 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION...MAINLY
OVER COASTAL MS AND THE NORTHSHORE. THESE THUNDERSTORMS COULD
PRODUCE WIND GUSTS OF UP TO 35 MPH...BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS...AND
OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED MOSTLY AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE EACH DAY. SOME OF THE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS...OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY
RAINFALL. ORGANIZED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED
THROUGH SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

CAB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
731 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-230045-
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-
731 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SCATTERED AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF
THE MARINE AREA TONIGHT...AND ISOLATED ELSEWHERE. SOME MAY BRING
STRONG WIND GUSTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN REDUCING
VISIBILITY TO BELOW A MILE AT TIMES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH MIDWEEK. SOME MAY BRING STRONG WIND GUSTS...FREQUENT
LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN REDUCING VISIBILITY TO BELOW A MILE AT
TIMES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
731 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

ALZ051>064-FLZ001>006-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-230045-
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-
731 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A HIGH RISK OF DEADLY RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES ALONG THE BEACHES OF
SOUTHWEST ALABAMA AND THE NORTHWEST FLORIDA PANHANDLE THROUGH TUESDAY
MORNING.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT IN
THE EASTERN HALF OF OUR REGION...AND ISOLATED ELSEWHERE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEK.
SOME OF THE STORMS WILL BRING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...FREQUENT
LIGHTNING...AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS.

A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE ALONG AREA BEACHES
TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1109 AM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-221615-
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION AR-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-
UNION LA-DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE LA-
NATCHITOCHES-WINN-GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-MCCURTAIN-BOWIE-
FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-
HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-
SAN AUGUSTINE-SABINE TX-
1109 AM CDT MON JUL 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
ARKANSAS...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...EAST TEXAS AND
NORTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

ISOLAED TO POSSIBLY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...CAN BE
EXPECTED BY MID WEEK AND LINGER INTO LATE WEEK. NO HAZARDOUS
WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL...AMATEUR RADIO
OPERATORS...AND STORM SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON OR
TONIGHT.

$$

VII

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