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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
522 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-HAMILTON-
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COASTAL GLYNN-ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-INLAND CAMDEN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
522 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...FLOOD WATCH THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...
...STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING IN NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA...
...HIGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA...
SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...
LOW PRESSURE OVER THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO WILL MOVE SLOWLY
TOWARDS OUR REGION BY THIS EVENING. MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS
EXPECTED TO OVERSPREAD THE AREA DURING THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON HOURS. LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL BECOME A CONCERN THIS
AFTERNOON AS HEAVY RAINFALL DEVELOPS...WITH MORE WIDESPREAD
FLOODING POSSIBLE THIS EVENING...ESPECIALLY IN COASTAL AND URBAN
LOCATIONS AS A HIGH TIDE CYCLE OCCURS. STRONG TO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING IN
NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA. DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES
WILL BE THE PRIMARY THREATS...IN ADDITION TO HEAVY DOWNPOURS OVER
SATURATED GROUND CONDITIONS. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2-4
INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH ISOLATED TOTALS OF 4-6
INCHES POSSIBLE IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA. A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING REGION-WIDE.
FLOODING MAY BE EXACERBATED IN COASTAL LOCATIONS THIS EVENING
DURING THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE.

STRONG AND GUSTY ONSHORE WINDS WILL KEEP SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS IN PLACE TODAY OVER THE COASTAL WATERS. HIGH SURF MAY
RESULT IN BEACH EROSION...ESPECIALLY DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. A
HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES TODAY AT AREA BEACHES.

MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING WITHIN SEVERAL LOCAL
RIVER BASINS. PLEASE REFER TO THE RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS AND
STATEMENTS FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

RAINFALL WILL SLOWLY DECREASE ON SATURDAY MORNING. SUBSTANTIAL
RIVER FLOODING WILL POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND AND INTO NEXT WEEK.

NORTHERLY WINDS WILL RAPIDLY STRENGTHEN ON SATURDAY NIGHT AS LOW
PRESSURE MOVES OFFSHORE. WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE TO GALE
STRENGTH OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS BY EARLY SUNDAY...WITH GALE
FORCE GUSTS POSSIBLE IN THE NEAR SHORE WATERS. SEAS WILL RAPIDLY
BUILD...WITH DANGEROUS SURF AND AN ELEVATED RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY AT AREA BEACHES...WITH BEACH
EROSION POSSIBLE DURING TIMES OF HIGH TIDE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS IN NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA ARE REQUESTED TO SELF-ACTIVATE
IF WARNINGS ARE ISSUED LATER TODAY AND THIS EVENING.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN JACKSONVILLE WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV/JAX.

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