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Dense Fog Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Mobile AL
213 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

...Areas of Dense Fog Expected to Impact Southeast Mississippi
and Portions of Southwest Alabama and the Northwest Florida
Panhandle This Morning...

ALZ051>053-055-056-059-261>266-FLZ201>204-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-
241500-
/O.CON.KMOB.FG.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-170224T1500Z/
Choctaw-Washington-Clarke-Monroe-Conecuh-Escambia-Mobile Inland-
Baldwin Inland-Mobile Central-Baldwin Central-Mobile Coastal-
Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Inland-Escambia Coastal-
Santa Rosa Inland-Santa Rosa Coastal-Wayne-Perry-Greene-Stone-
George-
Including the cities of Butler, Lisman, Silas, Chatom, Millry,
Grove Hill, Jackson, Thomasville, Homewood, Monroeville,
Evergreen, Atmore, Brewton, Flomaton, Citronelle, Saraland,
Stockton, Mobile, Prichard, Theodore, Bay Minette, Daphne,
Fairhope, Foley, Spanish Fort, Bayou La Batre, Dauphin Island,
Grand Bay, Fort Morgan, Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Century,
Molino, Walnut Hill, Beulah, Ensley, Fort Pickens, Pensacola,
Pensacola Beach, Perdido Bay, Jay, Milton, Bagdad, Gulf Breeze,
Navarre, Waynesboro, Beaumont, New Augusta, Richton, Leakesville,
McLain, Wiggins, and Lucedale
213 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* VISIBILITY...Areas of dense fog will frequently reduce
  visibility to one quarter mile or less in the advisory area.

* IMPACTS...Reduced visibility will create hazardous driving
  conditions for motorists.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use
your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Mobile AL
213 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

...Areas of Dense Fog Expected to Impact Southeast Mississippi
and Portions of Southwest Alabama and the Northwest Florida
Panhandle This Morning...

FLZ205-206-241500-
/O.EXA.KMOB.FG.Y.0018.000000T0000Z-170224T1500Z/
Okaloosa Inland-Okaloosa Coastal-
Including the cities of Crestview, Destin, Eglin AFB,
Fort Walton Beach, Niceville, Seminole, Valparaiso, and Wright
213 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a Dense Fog
Advisory, which is in effect until 9 AM CST this morning.

* VISIBILITY...Areas of dense fog will frequently reduce
  visibility to one quarter mile or less in the advisory area.

* IMPACTS...Reduced visibility will create hazardous driving
  conditions for motorists.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use
your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Jackson MS
942 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Dense Fog Advisory is in effect early Friday morning for
Southeast Mississippi...

MSZ056>058-064>066-072>074-241145-
/O.NEW.KJAN.FG.Y.0014.170224T1000Z-170224T1500Z/
Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-
Forrest-
Including the cities of Taylorsville, Raleigh, Bay Springs,
Heidelberg, Quitman, Stonewall, Shubuta, Prentiss, Bassfield,
Collins, Mount Olive, Laurel, Columbia, West Hattiesburg,
Lumberton, Purvis, and Hattiesburg
942 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 9 AM CST FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Dense Fog
Advisory, which is in effect from 4 AM to 9 AM CST Friday.

* VISIBILITY...Areas of dense fog will reduce visibility to below
  one quarter mile at times, especially along Interstate 59.

* IMPACTS...Poor visibility will result in hazardous travel
  conditions, especially along and east of Interstate 59.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use
your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

&&

$$
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
825 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Dense Fog Expected to Develop Overnight...

.Generally clear skies through much of the night will combine
with light winds and increasing moisture. This will set the stage
for fog development especially along the Mississippi Coast. Fog
should begin to develop before midnight and could persist into the
mid morning hours.

MSZ077-080>082-241030-
/O.NEW.KLIX.FG.Y.0014.170224T0400Z-170224T1500Z/
Pearl River-Hancock-Harrison-Jackson-
Including the cities of Crossroads, McNeil, Picayune,
Bay St. Louis, Waveland, Diamondhead, Gulfport, Pascagoula,
Ocean Springs, Moss Point, Gautier, and St. Martin
825 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a Dense
Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 9 AM CST Friday.

* VISIBILITY...Areas of fog will reduce visibilities to one
quarter to one half mile in many areas

* DURATION...until 9 AM CST Friday.

* IMPACTS...Reduced visibilities will cause hazardous driving
conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving...slow down...
use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Jackson MS
1016 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

MSZ049>052-054-055-062-250430-
Rankin-Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-Copiah-Simpson-Lincoln-
1016 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central
Mississippi, east central Mississippi, and south central
Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...The rest of Tonight and Friday

FOG
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...remainder of tonight through Friday

Patchy dense fog will be possible after 4am through mid-morning
Friday. Visibilities could drop to a quarter of a mile or less in
the more dense areas of fog.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday night through Wednesday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations is not expected through next Wednesday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Jackson MS
1016 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

MSZ056>058-063>066-072>074-250430-
Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-
Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
1016 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central
Mississippi, east central Mississippi, south central Mississippi,
and southeast Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...The rest of Tonight and Friday

FOG
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...remainder of tonight through Friday

Areas of dense fog are expected from 4 am through mid-morning
Friday with visibilities below a quarter mile at times. A Dense
Fog Advisory is in effect.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday night through Wednesday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations is not expected through next Wednesday.

$$

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&&

...HAZARD LEGEND...

*FOG*
Extreme...Widespread fog with visibilities near zero.
Significant...Fog with visibilities less than or equal to 1/4
 mile likely.
Elevated...Fog with visibilities less than or equal to 1/4 mile
 possible.
Limited...Patchy fog with visibilities less than or equal to 1/4
 mile possible.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
508 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-241115-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-Mississippi Sound-
Lake Borgne-Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River
LA out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River
to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya
River LA from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to
Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 20 to 60 NM-Pointe Coupee-West Feliciana-
East Feliciana-St. Helena-Washington-St. Tammany-Iberville-
West Baton Rouge-East Baton Rouge-Ascension-Livingston-Assumption-
St. James-St. John The Baptist-Upper Lafourche-St. Charles-
Upper Jefferson-Orleans-Upper Plaquemines-Upper St. Bernard-
Upper Terrebonne-Lower Terrebonne-Lower Lafourche-Lower Jefferson-
Lower Plaquemines-Lower St. Bernard-Northern Tangipahoa-
Southern Tangipahoa-Wilkinson-Amite-Pike-Walthall-Pearl River-
Hancock-Harrison-Jackson-
508 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southeast
Louisiana...South Mississippi and the adjacent coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Areas of fog will be possible tonight. Fog could become dense at
times reducing visibilities to less than one quarter of a mile.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Strong northerly winds of 20 to 25 knots may impact the coastal
waters late Friday night into Saturday. These winds would prompt
the issuance of small craft advisories for the coastal waters.

There is a chance of thunderstorms Monday through early Wednesday
of next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...Corrected
National Weather Service Mobile AL
315 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

ALZ051>060-261>266-FLZ201>206-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-241230-
Choctaw-Washington-Clarke-Wilcox-Monroe-Conecuh-Butler-Crenshaw-
Escambia-Covington-Mobile Inland-Baldwin Inland-Mobile Central-
Baldwin Central-Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Inland-
Escambia Coastal-Santa Rosa Inland-Santa Rosa Coastal-
Okaloosa Inland-Okaloosa Coastal-Wayne-Perry-Greene-Stone-George-
315 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Alabama...southwest Alabama...northwest Florida and southeast
Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and Tonight

Fog...locally dense in some locations...can be expected again across
much of the area late tonight. In some localized areas fog could
restrict visibility to less than one quarter of a mile, especially
near coastal waterways.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Fog...locally dense in some locations...can be expected early Friday
morning.

A moderate risk for rip currents will develop along the Gulf beaches
of Alabama and the northwest Florida panhandle this weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of SkyWarn Severe Storm Spotter networks is not expected
through Wednesday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...Corrected
National Weather Service Mobile AL
315 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-241230-
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-
315 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the coastal
waters of Alabama and northwest Florida.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and Tonight

Areas of locally dense fog are possible over the near shore waters
and area bays again tonight, with visibilities dropping to below one
mile at times in some locations.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Moderate to strong winds may create hazardous conditions for small
craft Friday night through Saturday night, possibly extending into
Sunday night.

$$

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