Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS64 KMOB 271707

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Mobile AL
1207 PM CDT Fri May 27 2022

.NEAR TERM /Now Through Saturday/...An upper low over the Midwest
moves off to the northeast, leaving an weak upper trough over the
Southeast. Behind a cold front that is moving over the forecast area
today, a drier airmass continues to move over the Southeast. A few
rainshowers are possible over the northeastern portions of the
forecast area this afternoon along the front, but are not expected
to be heavy enough to warrant putting in the forecast. Otherwise, a
dry forecast is expected heading into the weekend. With a drier
airmass and mostly sunny to sunny skies expected today, temperatures
around to a bit above seasonal norms is expected, ranging from the
mid to upper 80s low 80s along the coast. Tonight, the drier airmass
will, when combined with clear skies, allow temperatures to drop
into the around 60 to low 60s north of I-10 to upper 60s near the

Looking at the High Risk of Rip currents currently in effect, swell
reported by Buoy 42012 continues to decrease in amplitude and
period. At this time, am planning on allow the High Risk of Rip
Currents expire at 6pm, but may extend a period or two depending upon
data from Buoy 41012 that comes in this afternoon.


18Z issuance...VFR conditions expected through the forecast.
Easterly winds 5 to 10 knots this afternoon will shift to northerly
around 5 knots this afternoon into tonight as a weak cold front
moves south across the area, stalling along the Gulf coast by
Saturday morning.


AL...High Rip Current Risk until 6 PM CDT this evening for ALZ265-266.

FL...High Rip Current Risk until 6 PM CDT this evening for FLZ202-204-



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