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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
417 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST ALABAMA...SOUTHWEST
AND SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...AND ALL OF THE FLORIDA BIG BEND AND
PANHANDLE...

.A DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OFF TO OUR WEST WILL CONTINUE TO
OPEN UP PLENTY OF MOISTURE IN THE GULF OF MEXICO THROUGH THE MIDDLE
OF THIS WEEK...WITH A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP AND SWEEP A STRONG COLD FRONT THROUGH OUR REGION BY
WEDNESDAY EVENING. THIS SYSTEM...WITH ITS VAST ONSHORE FLOW...WILL
HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BRING HEAVY RAIN TO MUCH OF OUR REGION ON
BOTH TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. WITH EMBEDDED HEAVY THUNDERSTORMS...
SOME OF WHICH COULD BE SEVERE...THE POTENTIAL FOR WIDESPREAD
RAINFALL TOTALS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES (WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS)
COULD CAUSE FLASH FLOODING IN CERTAIN LOCATIONS. THE MOST LIKELY
AREAS FOR FLOODING WILL BE LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS...BUT
WIDESPREAD 4 TO 6 INCH AMOUNTS COULD CAUSE FLOODING ON SOME OF OF
OUR MORE VULNERABLE RIVERS AND STREAMS AS WELL.


ALZ065>069-FLZ007>019-026>029-034-108-112-114-115-118-127-128-134-
GAZ120>131-142>148-155>161-230000-
/O.NEW.KTAE.FF.A.0012.141223T1200Z-141225T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
COFFEE-DALE-HENRY-GENEVA-HOUSTON-INLAND WALTON-CENTRAL WALTON-
HOLMES-WASHINGTON-JACKSON-INLAND BAY-CALHOUN-INLAND GULF-
INLAND FRANKLIN-GADSDEN-LEON-INLAND JEFFERSON-MADISON-LIBERTY-
INLAND WAKULLA-INLAND TAYLOR-LAFAYETTE-INLAND DIXIE-SOUTH WALTON-
COASTAL BAY-COASTAL GULF-COASTAL FRANKLIN-COASTAL JEFFERSON-
COASTAL WAKULLA-COASTAL TAYLOR-COASTAL DIXIE-QUITMAN-CLAY-
RANDOLPH-TERRELL-DOUGHERTY-LEE-WORTH-TURNER-TIFT-BEN HILL-IRWIN-
EARLY-MILLER-BAKER-MITCHELL-COLQUITT-COOK-BERRIEN-SEMINOLE-
DECATUR-GRADY-THOMAS-BROOKS-LOWNDES-LANIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ENTERPRISE...OZARK...FORT RUCKER...
DALEVILLE...HEADLAND...ABBEVILLE...GENEVA...HARTFORD...SAMSON...
SLOCOMB...MALVERN...TAYLOR...ASHFORD...DOTHAN...KINSEY...
COWARTS...WEBB...COTTONWOOD...REHOBETH...DE FUNIAK SPRINGS...
HUDSON...BONIFAY...CRYSTAL LAKE...CHIPLEY...FIVE POINTS...
MARIANNA...GRACEVILLE...MALONE...SNEADS...YOUNGSTOWN...
BLOUNTSTOWN...WHITE CITY...WEWAHITCHKA...QUINCY...CHATTAHOOCHEE...
TALLAHASSEE...SPRING HILL...MONTICELLO...MADISON...GREENVILLE...
SWEETWATER...CRAWFORDVILLE...PERRY...MIDWAY...MAYO...CROSS CITY...
FREEPORT...SANTA ROSA BEACH...PANAMA CITY...PARKER...
PORT SAINT JOE...APALACHICOLA...CARRABELLE...SOPCHOPPY...
SAINT MARKS...KEATON BEACH...STEINHATCHEE...SUWANNEE...
GEORGETOWN...FORT GAINES...CUTHBERT...SHELLMAN...ARLINGTON...
MORGAN...EDISON...LEARY...DAWSON...ALBANY...LEESBURG...
SMITHVILLE...SYLVESTER...ASHBURN...TIFTON...FITZGERALD...OCILLA...
DOUGLASVILLE...BLAKELY...COLQUITT...NEWTON...CAMILLA...PELHAM...
MOULTRIE...ADEL...SPARKS...NASHVILLE...DONALSONVILLE...
BAINBRIDGE...CAIRO...THOMASVILLE...QUITMAN...VALDOSTA...LAKELAND
417 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014 /317 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014/

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ALABAMA...FLORIDA
  AND GEORGIA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST
  ALABAMA...COFFEE...DALE...GENEVA...HENRY AND HOUSTON. IN
  FLORIDA...CALHOUN...CENTRAL WALTON...COASTAL BAY...COASTAL
  DIXIE...COASTAL FRANKLIN...COASTAL GULF...COASTAL JEFFERSON...
  COASTAL TAYLOR...COASTAL WAKULLA...GADSDEN...HOLMES...INLAND
  BAY...INLAND DIXIE...INLAND FRANKLIN...INLAND GULF...INLAND
  JEFFERSON...INLAND TAYLOR...INLAND WAKULLA...INLAND WALTON...
  JACKSON...LAFAYETTE...LEON...LIBERTY...MADISON...SOUTH WALTON
  AND WASHINGTON. IN GEORGIA...BAKER...BEN HILL...BERRIEN...
  BROOKS...CALHOUN...CLAY...COLQUITT...COOK...DECATUR...
  DOUGHERTY...EARLY...GRADY...IRWIN...LANIER...LEE...LOWNDES...
  MILLER...MITCHELL...QUITMAN...RANDOLPH...SEMINOLE...TERRELL...
  THOMAS...TIFT...TURNER AND WORTH.

* FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES EXPECTED WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS LIKELY...WITH
  POTENTIAL FLOODING OF SOME RIVERS AND STREAMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

17-GOULD





Hydrologic Outlook

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
ALZ065>069-FLZ007>019-026>029-034-108-112-114-115-118-127-128-134-
GAZ120>131-142>148-155>161-222130-

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
419 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014 /319 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014/

...HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH AN
INCREASING POTENTIAL FOR AREAL AND RIVER FLOODING...

THE COMBINATION OF A VERY MOIST AIR MASS LIFTING NORTHWARD ACROSS
THE REGION INTERACTING WITH A STRONG STORM SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE
MID SOUTH WILL CREATE WIDESPREAD MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL
ACROSS THE TRI-STATE AREA FROM TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY.

WHILE THERE IS STILL SOME UNCERTAINTY WITH RESPECT TO THE EXACT
PLACEMENT OF HEAVIEST RAINFALL WITH THE STORM SYSTEM ON TUESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY...CONFIDENCE IS INCREASING THAT A PERIOD OF SIGNIFICANT
RAINFALL WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE REGION DURING THIS TIME FRAME.
STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES WITH ISOLATED HEAVIER
AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE FLORIDA BIG BEND AND SOUTH CENTRAL
GEORGIA. FURTHER NORTHWEST...STORM TOTALS WILL GENERALLY BE IN THE
2 TO 4 INCH RANGE.

RAINFALL TOTALS OF THIS MAGNITUDE WILL INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR
LOCALIZED FLOODING ACROSS THE REGION...PARTICULARLY DURING THE
TIME OF HEAVIEST RAINFALL ON TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

WITH AREA RIVERS AND ASSOCIATED TRIBUTARIES AT OR BELOW NORMAL
FLOWS FOR DECEMBER...THE CURRENTLY PREDICTED RAINFALL AMOUNTS
ARE GENERALLY EXPECTED TO ONLY PRODUCE RISES TO ACTION STAGE AT
MOST OF THE RIVER FORECAST POINTS. THE NOTABLE EXCEPTIONS TO THIS
WILL BE WITHIN THE OCHLOCKONEE AND WITHLACOOCHEE RIVER BASINS
WHERE THERE IS AN INCREASED POTENTIAL TO REACH MINOR FLOOD STAGE
LATER THIS WEEK. SHOULD MORE RAIN OCCUR THAN CURRENTLY
FORECAST...THE CORRESPONDING RIVER FLOOD RISK WOULD INCREASE AND
INCLUDE ADDITIONAL RIVER BASINS REACHING AT LEAST MINOR FLOOD
STAGE.

FOR THE LATEST RIVER STAGE INFORMATION...VISIT OUR AHPS PAGE AT
THE FOLLOWING LINK (USE ALL LOWERCASE):

HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=TAE

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GODSEY/WOOL








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