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March 20 Hazardous Weather Outlook

By: national weather service
By: national weather service

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
533 AM EDT FRI MAR 20 2009

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-211000-
COFFEE-DALE-HENRY-GENEVA-HOUSTON-INLAND WALTON-COASTAL WALTON-
HOLMES-WASHINGTON-JACKSON-BAY-CALHOUN-GULF-FRANKLIN-GADSDEN-LEON-
JEFFERSON-MADISON-LIBERTY-WAKULLA-TAYLOR-LAFAYETTE-DIXIE-QUITMAN-
CLAY-RANDOLPH-TERRELL-DOUGHERTY-LEE-WORTH-TURNER-TIFT-BEN HILL-
IRWIN-EARLY-MILLER-BAKER-MITCHELL-COLQUITT-COOK-BERRIEN-SEMINOLE-
DECATUR-GRADY-THOMAS-BROOKS-LOWNDES-LANIER-
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
533 AM EDT FRI MAR 20 2009 /433 AM CDT FRI MAR 20 2009/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHEAST ALABAMA...
SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA...AND THE FLORIDA BIG BEND
AND PANHANDLE...AND ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...
DRIER AIR WILL FILTER INTO THE REGION TODAY IN THE WAKE OF A COLD
FRONT THAT PASSED THROUGH THIS MORNING. THIS DRIER AIR WILL HELP
ENHANCE THE SPREAD OF ANY WILD FIRES THAT DEVELOP TODAY.

HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN NORTHEAST OF THE MARINE AREA TONIGHT
WILL CREATE STRONG EASTERLY WINDS ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF OF
MEXICO. A PERIOD OF SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP OVER THE MARINE AREA LATE TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO
SATURDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL OF THE WEATHER THROUGH THE
WEEKEND AND INTO THE FIRST PART OF THE WEEK. SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE MARINE AREA AT LEAST INTO
SUNDAY IF NOT LONGER DUE TO THE STRENGTH OF THIS HIGH PRESSURE AREA.

A FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY APPROACH FROM THE WEST ON TUESDAY AND
BRING A CHANCE OF RAIN BACK TO THE FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV...THEN CLICK ON YOUR AREA
OF INTEREST ON THE NATIONAL MAP.


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