Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
622 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

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GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-192230-
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-
SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-BAKER-NASSAU-DUVAL-UNION-BRADFORD-CLAY-ST JOHNS-
GILCHRIST-ALACHUA-PUTNAM-FLAGLER-MARION-COFFEE-JEFF DAVIS-BACON-
APPLING-WAYNE-ATKINSON-WARE-PIERCE-BRANTLEY-INLAND GLYNN-
COASTAL GLYNN-ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-INLAND CAMDEN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
622 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...FLOOD WATCH THROUGH TONIGHT FOR MOST AREAS...

...STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THIS EVENING ACROSS
NORTHERN FLORIDA...

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

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY...

...MAJOR FLOODING FORECAST FOR THE SANTA FE RIVER AT THREE RIVERS
ESTATES...

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE...WITH A FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT
FOR MOST AREAS. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2-4 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT...WITH ISOLATED TOTALS OF 4-6 INCHES
POSSIBLE IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA.

STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EARLY THIS EVENING IN
NORTHERN FLORIDA. DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL
BE THE PRIMARY THREATS.

STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL KEEP SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS IN
PLACE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS. 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.

NORTHERLY WINDS WILL RAPIDLY STRENGTHEN ON SATURDAY NIGHT AS LOW
PRESSURE MOVES OFFSHORE. WIND SPEEDS MAY 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.

MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST FOR THE SANTA FE RIVER AT THREE RIVERS
ESTATES FOR THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK. MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING IS
OCCURRING WITHIN SEVERAL LOCAL RIVER BASINS. PLEASE REFER TO THE
RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.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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