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Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
458 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...A HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK CONTINUES ALONG THE BEACHES OF ALABAMA
AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...

.A WEAKER...BUT STILL PERSISTENT ONSHORE FLOW WILL RESULT IN A
CONTINUATION OF A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS THROUGH AT
LEAST EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-221800-
/O.EXT.KMOB.RP.S.0014.000000T0000Z-140722T1800Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
458 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL PERSIST THROUGH EARLY THIS
  AFTERNOON WITH NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD RIP CURRENTS LIKELY.
  CONTINUE TO MONITOR FOR LATER STATEMENTS AS UPDATES ARE RECEIVED
  FROM LOCAL LIFEGUARDS TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$

PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
630 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

ALZ051>064-FLZ001>006-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-231200-
CHOCTAW-WASHINGTON-CLARKE-WILCOX-MONROE-CONECUH-BUTLER-CRENSHAW-
ESCAMBIA-COVINGTON-UPPER MOBILE-UPPER BALDWIN-LOWER MOBILE-
LOWER BALDWIN-INLAND ESCAMBIA-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-INLAND SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL SANTA ROSA-INLAND OKALOOSA-COASTAL OKALOOSA-WAYNE-PERRY-
GREENE-STONE-GEORGE-
630 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
ALABAMA...SOUTHWEST ALABAMA...NORTHWEST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST
MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A HIGH RISK OF DEADLY RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES ALONG THE BEACHES OF
SOUTHWEST ALABAMA AND THE NORTHWEST FLORIDA PANHANDLE THROUGH THIS
MORNING.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND
TONIGHT...ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. SOME OF
THE STORMS COULD BE STRONG WITH GUSTY WINDS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
WEEK...BUT OVERALL RAIN CHANCES WILL BE LOWER. SOME OF THE STORMS
WILL BRING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND STRONG
GUSTY WINDS.

A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE ALONG AREA BEACHES
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
630 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-231200-
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-WATERS
FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
630 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL WATERS
OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED AND SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO BE A
POSSIBILITY OVER THE MARINE AREA TODAY AND ESPECIALLY TONIGHT. SOME
MAY BRING STRONG WIND GUSTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN
REDUCING VISIBILITY TO BELOW A MILE AT TIMES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY
OVERNIGHT...WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MIDWEEK. SOME MAY BRING STRONG
WIND GUSTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND HEAVY RAIN REDUCING VISIBILITY
TO BELOW A MILE AT TIMES.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
501 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-230915-
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
501 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
AMPLE MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY WILL LEAD TO SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE SEA BREEZE CIRCULATIONS TODAY...MAINLY
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. A WEAK STEERING
FLOW WILL SUPPORT SLOW AND ERRATIC MOVING STORMS WHICH WILL
FAVOR SOME HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN SOME LOCATIONS. IN ADDITION
TO THE RAIN STRONG GUSTY WINDS...FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING
STRIKES...AND SOME SMALL HAIL WILL ACCOMPANY THE STORMS. IF
YOU HEAR THUNDER OR OBSERVE LIGHTNING...MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.

...FLOOD IMPACT...
VERY SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR SOME
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL TODAY. THE HEAVY RAINFALL MAY PRODUCE
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AS WELL AS THE
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE EXTREME
CAUTION IF ENCOUNTERING HEAVY RAIN TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED DAILY. A
DEVELOPING SOUTHWEST STEERING FLOW WILL FAVOR ISOLATED STORMS
ALONG COASTAL LOCATIONS DURING THE LATE NIGHT AND EARLY MORNING
HOURS...BECOMING SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS IN COVERAGE AS THEY
MOVE INLAND DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINS...FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES AND SMALL HAIL.

...FLOOD IMPACT...
SLOW MOVING STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
AMOUNTS IN SOME LOCATIONS EACH DAY. THE HEAVY RAINFALL MAY PRODUCE
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AS WELL AS THE
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER TODAY AND SELF ACTIVATE IF
NEEDED.

$$

MCMICHAEL

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
500 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-230900-
BALDWIN-BANKS-BARROW-BARTOW-BIBB-BLECKLEY-BUTTS-CARROLL-CATOOSA-
CHATTAHOOCHEE-CHATTOOGA-CHEROKEE-CLARKE-CLAYTON-COBB-COWETA-
CRAWFORD-CRISP-DADE-DAWSON-DEKALB-DODGE-DOOLY-DOUGLAS-EMANUEL-
FANNIN-FAYETTE-FLOYD-FORSYTH-GILMER-GLASCOCK-GORDON-GREENE-
GWINNETT-HALL-HANCOCK-HARALSON-HARRIS-HEARD-HENRY-HOUSTON-JACKSON-
JASPER-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-JONES-LAMAR-LAURENS-LUMPKIN-MACON-
MADISON-MARION-MERIWETHER-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-MORGAN-MURRAY-
MUSCOGEE-NEWTON-NORTH FULTON-OCONEE-OGLETHORPE-PAULDING-PEACH-
PICKENS-PIKE-POLK-PULASKI-PUTNAM-ROCKDALE-SCHLEY-SOUTH FULTON-
SPALDING-STEWART-SUMTER-TALBOT-TALIAFERRO-TAYLOR-TELFAIR-TOOMBS-
TOWNS-TREUTLEN-TROUP-TWIGGS-UNION-UPSON-WALKER-WALTON-WARREN-
WASHINGTON-WEBSTER-WHEELER-WHITE-WHITFIELD-WILCOX-WILKES-
WILKINSON-
500 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND
TONIGHT.

DISCUSSION...

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE
TODAY AS STRONG STORM SYSTEM SHIFTS WESTWARD ACROSS THE
REGION...KEEPING AMPLE MOISTURE OVER THE AREA. THIS MOISTURE...IN
COMBINATION WITH AN UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT...WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL. AREAS THAT HAVE SLOW MOVING STORMS...OR WHERE
STORMS TRAIN OVER THE SAME LOCATIONS...FLASH FLOODING IS A
CONCERN.

IN GENERAL...ISOLATED STRONG STORMS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY...AND A FEW
STORMS MAY BRIEFLY BECOME SEVERE.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

A WET WEEK IS EXPECTED...WITH GENERALLY SCATTERED TO WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MONDAY. ISOLATED STRONG TO
BRIEFLY SEVERE STORMS CANNOT BE RULED OUT...PARTICULARLY THROUGH
THURSDAY...BUT THE MAIN THREAT WILL CONTINUE TO BE LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

|SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT REQUESTED BUT SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED
TO SUBMIT REPORTS OF SEVERE WEATHER THROUGH THE WEB BY GOING TO
WEATHER.GOV/ATLANTA.


$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
400 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-230800-
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-
400 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS POSSIBLE IN
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY...

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS STORMS WILL IMPACT THE AREA. ACTIVITY WILL
BEGIN ALONG THE SEA BREEZES THIS MORNING. THE GULF COAST SEA
BREEZE WILL MOVE QUICKLY EAST TO MERGE WITH THE ATLANTIC SEA
BREEZE OVER THE EASTERN COUNTIES THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL BE A CONCERN GIVEN THE DEEP TROPICAL AIRMASS IN
PLACE. A FEW STRONG STORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

BASED ON SURF CONDITIONS THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
AT AREA BEACHES. FOR MAXIMUM SAFETY...SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

INCREASED THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY
WITH A RETURN TO A MORE NORMAL PATTERN OF SCATTERED AFTERNOON
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE WEEK. SOME OF THE STORMS MAY PRODUCE
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT REQUESTED AT THIS TIME.

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

$$

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