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Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1216 AM CDT MON MAR 27 2017

...A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES ALONG THE GULF BEACHES
OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.NORTHWARD MOVING SWELL ENERGY FROM WELL OFFSHORE WILL CONTINUE
TO ENHANCE THE RIP CURRENT RISK THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

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MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL-
SANTA ROSA COASTAL-OKALOOSA COASTAL-
1216 AM CDT MON MAR 27 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED.
  THE SURF IS DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS ARE LIFE-
THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE SURF. SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.
IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT.
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE,
FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR
TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jacksonville FL
930 AM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

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GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-280900-
Coastal waters from Altamaha Sound to Fernandina Beach FL out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Altamaha Sound GA to Fernandina Beach FL from 20 to
60 NM-
Waters from Fernandina Beach to St. Augustine FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Hamilton-Suwannee-Columbia-Baker-Inland Nassau-Inland Duval-Union-
Bradford-Clay-St. Johns-Gilchrist-Alachua-Putnam-Flagler-Marion-
Coastal Nassau-Coastal Duval-Coffee-Jeff Davis-Bacon-Appling-
Wayne-Atkinson-Ware-Pierce-Brantley-Inland Glynn-Coastal Glynn-
Echols-Clinch-Charlton-Inland Camden-Coastal Camden-
930 AM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Northeast Florida,
Southeast Georgia and the Adjacent Coastal Waters.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

A long period easterly ocean swell will create a moderate risk of
rip currents at the northeast Florida and southeast Georgia
beaches.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible during the early evening hours
for locations to the northwest of Waycross.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday...

A persistent long period easterly ocean swell will keep a moderate
risk of rip currents in place at area beaches through at least
Wednesday.

Locally dense fog will be possible during the predawn and early
morning hours from Tuesday through Friday.

Isolated mainly afternoon and early evening thunderstorms are
possible on Thursday. Scattered thunderstorms are possible on
Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

For additional information, visit the National Weather Service in
Jacksonville website on the internet at weather.gov/jax.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
624 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 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-
624 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Alabama...southwest Alabama...northwest Florida and southeast
Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A few strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible today
generally over northern and western portions of the forecast area.
Damaging straightline winds and large hail will be the main
threats.

A high risk for dangerous rip currents will continue for the gulf
beaches of Alabama and Northwest Florida through early this
evening.

Dense fog reducing visibilities to 1/4 of a mile or less will be
possible early today and again late tonight and early Tuesday
morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

A threat for severe weather will exist across the forecast area on
Thursday generally west of a line from Mobile to Greenville in
Alabama including Southeast Mississippi. Damaging straightline
winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes will be possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of SkyWarn Severe Storm Spotter networks will be
possible today and on Thursday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
644 AM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

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Baldwin-Banks-Barrow-Bartow-Bibb-Bleckley-Butts-Carroll-Catoosa-
Chattahoochee-Chattooga-Cherokee-Clarke-Clayton-Cobb-Coweta-
Crawford-Crisp-Dade-Dawson-DeKalb-Dodge-Dooly-Douglas-Emanuel-
Fannin-Fayette-Floyd-Forsyth-Gilmer-Glascock-Gordon-Greene-
Gwinnett-Hall-Hancock-Haralson-Harris-Heard-Henry-Houston-Jackson-
Jasper-Jefferson-Johnson-Jones-Lamar-Laurens-Lumpkin-Macon-
Madison-Marion-Meriwether-Monroe-Montgomery-Morgan-Murray-
Muscogee-Newton-North Fulton-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Paulding-Peach-
Pickens-Pike-Polk-Pulaski-Putnam-Rockdale-Schley-South Fulton-
Spalding-Stewart-Sumter-Talbot-Taliaferro-Taylor-Telfair-Toombs-
Towns-Treutlen-Troup-Twiggs-Union-Upson-Walker-Walton-Warren-
Washington-Webster-Wheeler-White-Whitfield-Wilcox-Wilkes-
Wilkinson-
644 AM EDT Mon Mar 27 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North and Central Georgia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

Scattered thunderstorms are possible primarily in north Georgia
this afternoon into tonight. A few storms could be strong to
severe with gusty winds, frequent lightning, and hail.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday...

The chance for thunderstorms will increase Thursday evening into
Friday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.



$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
505 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

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Marion-Lamar-Fayette-Winston-Walker-Blount-Etowah-Calhoun-Cherokee-
Cleburne-Pickens-Tuscaloosa-Jefferson-Shelby-St. Clair-Talladega-
Clay-Randolph-Sumter-Greene-Hale-Perry-Bibb-Chilton-Coosa-Tallapoosa-
Chambers-Marengo-Dallas-Autauga-Lowndes-Elmore-Montgomery-Macon-
Bullock-Lee-Russell-Pike-Barbour-
505 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the counties served by the
National Weather Service office in Birmingham.

.DAY ONE...Outlook Through Tonight.

There is a threat for severe storms today from 1 PM to 9 PM. This
will include the potential for hail up to ping pong ball size and
damaging winds up to 60 mph, mainly along and northwest of a line
from Demopolis to Alabaster to Gadsden. A smaller risk for hail up
to quarter size and isolated damaging winds could extend as far south
and east as Montgomery and Auburn.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday.

Another threat for severe storms may come Thursday into Thursday
night across all of the forecast area. There is a potential for
damaging winds up to 60 mph, brief tornadoes, hail up to the size
of quarters.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of storm spotters and emergency management may be needed
today and again on Thursday.

$$

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