June 19 Hazardous Weather Outlook

By: national weather service
By: national weather service

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
546 AM EDT FRI JUN 19 2009

...A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TODAY FROM 2 PM EDT (1 PM CDT)
UNTIL 8 PM EDT (7 PM CDT)...

ALZ065069-FLZ007019-026029-034-GAZ120131-142148-155161-
GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-201000-
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-
546 AM EDT FRI JUN 19 2009 /446 AM CDT FRI JUN 19 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...
A LARGE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN CENTERED ACROSS THE
REGION CREATING VERY HOT TEMPERATURES REACHING INTO THE TRIPLE
DIGITS BY THE AFTERNOON. THESE TEMPERATURES WILL COMBINE WITH A
HUMID AIRMASS TO PRODUCE DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES IN EXCESS OF 110
DEGREES ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE REGION. AS A RESULT...A HEAT
ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THIS AFTERNOON. TO HANDLE THE EXTREME
HEAT...DRINK PLENTY OF NON ALCOHOLIC...NON CARBONATED AND NON
CAFFEINATED BEVERAGES...TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS FROM OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES IN AN AIR CONDITIONED ROOM AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES
AND NEIGHBORS. IF POSSIBLE...CONDUCT ANY OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES EARLY
IN THE MORNING OR LATE IN THE EVENING WHEN TEMPERATURES ARE
COOLER.

A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON...MAINLY ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST FLORIDA BIG BEND AS THE
AFTERNOON SEA BREEZE MOVES INLAND. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD
BRIEFLY BECOME STRONG...WITH SMALL HAIL...GUSTY WINDS AND
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...
THE DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST
MONDAY BEFORE THE HEAT WAVE BREAKS. IN FACT...SATURDAY MAY BE THE
HOTTEST DAY YET WITH MANY INLAND LOCATIONS SEEING AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES AS WARM AS 104 DEGREES. SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY WILL
FEATURE DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES IN THE 110 TO 115 DEGREE RANGE AT
TIMES THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

AS THE LARGE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS TO BREAK DOWN ON
TUESDAY...TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN TO NEAR NORMAL LEVELS IN THE
LOW TO MID 90S ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED 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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Delivered by DTN Meteorlogix FRI Jun 19 2009 5:47AM EDT


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