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Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
1022 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG BAY AND GULF COUNTY BEACHES...

.As winds and surf gradually subside behind yesterday`s front, the
threat for rip currents will as well. However, there remains a
high risk of life threatening rip currents through this afternoon.

FLZ112-114-140900-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0113.171213T1522Z-171214T0900Z/
Coastal Bay-Coastal Gulf-
1022 AM EST Wed Dec 13 2017 /922 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017/

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a High Rip
Current Risk, which is in effect through late tonight.

* SURF...Around 2 feet or less.

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, beach patrol flags and
signs.

If you become caught in a rip current, yell for help. Remain
calm, do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current, swim parallel to
shore and back toward the beach when possible. Do not attempt to
swim directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
1056 AM CST Wed Dec 13 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>082-140500-
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-
1056 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is anticipated at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Small Craft Advisory conditions may return on Friday.

Thunderstorms are possible ahead of a cold front moving through
the area on Sunday, especially south of Interstate 10. A few
storms may be strong. The situation will continue to be monitored
over the next several days.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Jackson MS
1024 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

LAZ016-023>026-MSZ027>033-036>039-042>055-059-060-141630-
Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Carroll-
Montgomery-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Holmes-Attala-
Winston-Noxubee-Yazoo-Madison MS-Leake-Neshoba-Kemper-Warren-
Hinds-Rankin-Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-Claiborne-Copiah-Simpson-
Jefferson-Adams-
1024 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northeast
Louisiana, central Mississippi, north central Mississippi,
northeast Mississippi, and southwest Mississippi.

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

FIRE WEATHER
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Remainder of today

Extra caution is advised for open burning today due to increased
wind, lower humidity, and dry conditions. Remember to heed any
local burn bans that are in effect!

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

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 Tuesday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Mobile AL
426 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-141030-
Northern Mobile Bay-Southern Mobile Bay-Mississippi Sound-
Perdido Bay-Pensacola Bay System-Western Choctawhatchee Bay-
Coastal waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Okaloosa Walton County Line FL to Pensacola
FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Okaloosa Walton County Line FL to Pensacola FL from
20 to 60 NM-
426 AM CST Wed Dec 13 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Small craft should exercise caution tonight due to moderate
southwest to westerly winds.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Hazardous conditions for small craft due to moderate to strong
offshore winds are expected over most of the marine area Thursday
night into Friday.

$$

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