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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
858 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...
  Chipola River near Altha (CR 274) affecting Calhoun County

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...
  Apalachicola River near Blountstown affecting Calhoun...
  Franklin...Gulf and Liberty Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

All persons with interest along the river should monitor the latest
forecasts, and be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect
life and property. Do not drive cars through flooded areas. If you
see flood waters: Turn around. Don`t drown.

For graphical hydrologic information, please go to weather.gov and
click on your state. Select Rivers and Lakes AHPS under current
conditions and click on your river point.

&&

FLC013-037-045-077-161357-
/O.CON.KTAE.FL.W.0050.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BLOF1.1.ER.181203T2205Z.181216T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
758 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Apalachicola River near Blountstown.
* Until further notice.
* At  7:15 AM Saturday the stage was 19.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue rising to near 20.4 feet by
  tomorrow morning then begin falling.
* Impact: At 20.0 feet: The boat ramp at Estiffanulga in Liberty
  County floods.

&&

LAT...LON 3061 8490 3009 8508 2980 8490 2972 8505 3007 8520 3061 8498


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
858 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...
  Chipola River near Altha (CR 274) affecting Calhoun County

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...
  Apalachicola River near Blountstown affecting Calhoun...
  Franklin...Gulf and Liberty Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

All persons with interest along the river should monitor the latest
forecasts, and be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect
life and property. Do not drive cars through flooded areas. If you
see flood waters: Turn around. Don`t drown.

For graphical hydrologic information, please go to weather.gov and
click on your state. Select Rivers and Lakes AHPS under current
conditions and click on your river point.

&&

FLC013-161357-
/O.EXT.KTAE.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-181220T0224Z/
/ALTF1.2.ER.181202T2035Z.181209T1900Z.181219T1424Z.NO/
758 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday evening...The Flood Warning
continues for
  the Chipola River near Altha (CR 274).
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At  7:00 AM Saturday the stage was 23.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue rising to near 24.3 feet by
  Monday early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Wednesday morning.
* Impact: At 23.0 feet: Water will start to affect houses and mobile
  homes in the flood plain downstream from the gage. A few fish camps
  downstream of highway 20 will be affected by flood water.

&&

LAT...LON 3061 8514 3031 8512 3020 8514 3020 8522 3030 8519 3061 8520


$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
756 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Mississippi...

  Pearl River Near Bogalusa affecting St. Tammany...Washington...
  Hancock and Pearl River Counties/Parishes

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 24 hours. Adjustments to the forecasts
will be made if additional heavy rainfall occurs.

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Remember, two feet of
rushing water can carry away most vehicles including pickups.  Turn
around and don`t drown!

A followup product will be issued later. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio, local tv and radio stations...or your cable provider, for the
latest information. The latest graphical hydrologic information can
also be found at Weather.Gov.

&&

LAC103-117-MSC045-109-161955-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0064.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BXAL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.181218T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
756 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pearl River Near Bogalusa.
* until further notice.
* At  7:00 AM Saturday the stage was 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast to continue.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.5 feet by
  Tuesday morning then begin falling.
* Impact...At 18.5 feet...Woodlands and crop acreage along the river
  will be flooded. The Bogue Chitto Wildlife Management area will be
  inundated with water in recreational camps and over access roads.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Woodlands and crop acreage along the river
  will be flooded.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Woodlands along the river and wildlife
  management property will be flooded


&&

LAT...LON 3067 8976 3067 8990 3100 8979 3100 8969






$$


High Surf Advisory


Coastal Hazard Message...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
459 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-151500-
/O.CON.KMOB.SU.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-181215T1500Z/
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0032.000000T0000Z-181215T1500Z/
Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Coastal-
Santa Rosa Coastal-Okaloosa Coastal-
459 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

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

* SURF HEIGHTS...Ranging from 3 to 5 feet.

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

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.

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

&&

$$


Small Craft Advisory


URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
447 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

GMZ631-632-151500-
/O.CON.KMOB.SC.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-181215T1500Z/
Southern Mobile Bay-Mississippi Sound-
447 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...Southwest to westerly winds 18 to 23 knots.

* WAVES/SEAS...Waves around 2 feet slowly, subsiding later today
  and tonight.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds or frequent gusts
of 20 to 33 knots and/or seas of 7 feet or higher are expected to
produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced
mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
447 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

GMZ650-655-670-675-152000-
/O.EXT.KMOB.SC.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-181215T2000Z/
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-
447 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* WINDS...Southwest to westerly winds 18 to 23 knots.

* WAVES/SEAS...6 to 8 feet out to 20 nm and 7 to 9 feet from 20 to
  60 nm out, slowly subsiding today and tonight.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds or frequent gusts
of 20 to 33 knots and/or seas of 7 feet or higher are expected to
produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft. Inexperienced
mariners, especially those operating smaller vessels should avoid
navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
357 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

...HAZARDOUS WINDS AND WAVES TO SMALL CRAFT WILL PERSIST THROUGH
MID-MORNING...

.Low pressure moving away from the coast with high pressure
building in its wake, will maintain strong winds and hazardous
seas to small craft this morning.

GMZ536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-151500-
/O.CON.KLIX.SC.Y.0046.000000T0000Z-181215T1500Z/
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-
357 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

* WINDS...20 to 25 knots.

* WAVES/SEAS...5 to 8 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
254 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

...HAZARDOUS SEAS FOR SMALL CRAFT CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

GMZ750-752-755-770-772-775-160400-
/O.CON.KTAE.SC.Y.0038.000000T0000Z-181216T0400Z/
Coastal waters from Mexico Beach to Okaloosa Walton County Line
FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Mexico Beach to Apalachicola FL out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters From  Ochlockonee River to Apalachicola Fl out to
20 Nm-
Waters from Mexico Beach to Okaloosa Walton County Line FL from
20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Apalachicola to Mexico Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from  Suwannee River to Apalachicola FL from 20 to 60 NM-
254 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...West winds 15 to 20 knots.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas peaking at 6 to 8 feet with occasional sets up
  to 10 feet, subsiding to 5 to 7 feet this afternoon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners, especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


Coastal Hazard Message...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
459 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-151500-
/O.CON.KMOB.SU.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-181215T1500Z/
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0032.000000T0000Z-181215T1500Z/
Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Coastal-
Santa Rosa Coastal-Okaloosa Coastal-
459 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

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

* SURF HEIGHTS...Ranging from 3 to 5 feet.

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

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.

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

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
255 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ALONG PANHANDLE BEACHES...

FLZ114-160900-
/O.EXT.KTAE.RP.S.0114.000000T0000Z-181216T0900Z/
Coastal Gulf-
255 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018 /155 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018/

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

* SURF...2 to 4 feet.

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.

&&

$$

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
255 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

...HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS ALONG PANHANDLE BEACHES...

FLZ108-112-160900-
/O.CAN.KTAE.SU.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-181216T0000Z/
/O.EXT.KTAE.RP.S.0114.000000T0000Z-181216T0900Z/
South Walton-Coastal Bay-
255 AM EST Sat Dec 15 2018 /155 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018/

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

* SURF...3 to 5 feet.


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...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
511 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

GMZ630-633>636-161115-
Northern Mobile Bay-Perdido Bay-Pensacola Bay System-
Western Choctawhatchee Bay-Eastern Choctawhatchee Bay-
511 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Small Craft Should Exercise Caution.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
511 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-161115-
Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Coastal-Santa Rosa Coastal-
Okaloosa Coastal-
511 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

...HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

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 Surf Advisory and High Risk of Rip Currents.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
511 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

GMZ631-632-161115-
Southern Mobile Bay-Mississippi Sound-
511 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the coastal waters of 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.

  Small Craft Advisory

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
511 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

GMZ650-655-670-675-161115-
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-
511 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the coastal waters of 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.

   Small Craft Advisory.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
423 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

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>082-152230-
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-
423 AM CST Sat Dec 15 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for strong winds and rough
seas across most of the coastal waters this morning. Small craft
should continue to exercise caution through the afternoon on the
open waters.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Hazardous conditions to small craft are likely to redevelop
Thursday through Friday as another cold front moves through the
coastal waters. Otherwise, hazardous weather is not expected.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

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