Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Mobile AL
539 AM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

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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-
539 AM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

There is a moderate risk of rip currents at area beaches today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

An organized line of showers and thunderstorms is forecast to spread
across the area Saturday into Saturday night. Some storms may become
severe, particularly from late Saturday morning through Saturday
evening. Conditions will be favorable for an enhanced potential of
straight-line damaging winds with these storms, though a brief
tornado or two will also be possible. The slow moving line of
showers and thunderstorms will bring an increased potential of heavy
rainfall and potentially some flooding across the region Saturday
and Saturday night, especially along and west of a Greenville
Alabama to Pensacola Florida line.

There will be an increasing risk of rip currents along the Alabama
and northwest Florida panhandle beaches starting Friday and
continuing through the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is possible Saturday into Saturday night.

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GMZ630>636-650-655-670-675-131045-
Northern Mobile Bay-Southern Mobile Bay-Mississippi Sound-
Perdido Bay-Pensacola Bay System-Western Choctawhatchee Bay-
Eastern Choctawhatchee Bay-
Coastal waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Okaloosa Walton County Line FL to Pensacola FL
out 20 NM-Waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Okaloosa Walton County Line FL to Pensacola FL from
20 to 60 NM-
539 AM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the coastal waters of Alabama
and northwest Florida.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Increasing southerly flow and building seas will likely bring
hazardous conditions for small craft Friday through Saturday night.
Moderate to strong offshore flow in the wake of a passing cold front
will likely continue to bring hazardous conditions to small craft
Sunday into early Monday.

Showers and thunderstorms will likely spread across the marine area
Saturday and Saturday night. There is still uncertainty on the
timing and overall strength of these storms, but it does appear that
a few strong to severe storms will be possible, capable of producing
high winds and locally higher seas, waterspouts, and very heavy
rainfall.

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