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Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
805 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019

FLZ108-112-114-210000-
/O.CON.KTAE.RP.S.0079.000000T0000Z-191021T0600Z/
South Walton-Coastal Bay-Coastal Gulf-
805 AM EDT Sun Oct 20 2019 /705 AM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019/

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

* Waves and Surf...Surf heights of 2 to 3 feet.

* Impacts...Life threatening surf and rip currents will be
  dangerous to all level swimmers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Surf Advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Mobile AL
237 AM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-201545-
/O.EXT.KMOB.RP.S.0032.000000T0000Z-191023T0000Z/
Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Coastal-
Santa Rosa Coastal-Okaloosa Coastal-
237 AM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

* WHERE...Gulf beaches of Northwest Florida and Alabama.

* IMPACTS...Frequent life-threatening rip currents are expected.
  The surf is dangerous for all levels of swimmers.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents. Rip currents are life-
threatening to anyone entering the surf. Swim near a lifeguard.
If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don`t fight the current.
Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape,
face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired, float or
tread water until out of the rip current.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
649 AM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019

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>082-210000-
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-
649 AM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated to scattered showers and storms are forecast from late
this afternoon through overnight tonight, however severe weather
is not anticipated.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

There is a Slight Risk of severe storms over East Central
Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi Monday and Monday. A Marginal
Risk of severe storms exist across the rest of Southern
Mississippi and Southeast Louisiana Monday and Monday night.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible on Monday as a cold
front moves through. Damaging winds are the primary threat.
Secondary threats are a tornado or two in and around the Slight
Risk area Monday and Monday night.

In addition, small craft advisory conditions are expected over
the coastal waters Monday night through early Wednesday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters should report any coastal flooding problems this
morning.
Spotter activation may be needed on Monday to monitor severe
thunderstorm activity.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Mobile AL
542 AM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-211045-
Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Coastal-Santa Rosa Coastal-
Okaloosa Coastal-
542 AM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southwest Alabama and
northwest Florida.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov/mob (see
Fast Access Product Section) for more information about the
following hazards.

   High Rip Current Risk.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov/mob (see
Fast Access Product Section) for more information about the
following hazards.

   High Rip Current Risk.

A strong cold front will move through the area Monday night. There
is a chance of a few strong to severe storms may develop ahead of
the front Monday afternoon through Monday night. Damaging winds gusts
are the primary threat.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
400 AM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019

MSZ026>033-037>039-043>046-049>052-055>058-063>066-072>074-210900-
Grenada-Carroll-Montgomery-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-
Attala-Winston-Noxubee-Madison MS-Leake-Neshoba-Kemper-Rankin-
Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-Simpson-Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Lawrence-
Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
400 AM CDT Sun Oct 20 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

FOG
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Through mid morning

Patchy dense fog is possible with visibilities potentially down
to a quarter of a mile.

(https://www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/2.png)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Severe thunderstorms are possible Monday with an approaching cold
front. Damaging wind gusts will be the primary hazard, but a few
tornadoes will also be possible.

(https://www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/1.png)

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations may be needed for portions of the region Monday
through Monday night.

$$

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&&

...HAZARD LEGEND...

*FOG*
Significant...Widespread dense fog with visibilities a quarter
 mile or less are likely.
Elevated...Areas of dense fog with visibilities a quarter mile
 or less are likely.
Limited...Patchy dense fog is possible with visibilities
 potentially down to a quarter of a mile.


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