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May 2-8 Hazardous Weather Outlook

By: national weather service
By: national weather service

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1033 PM EDT SUN MAY 2 2010

ALZ065069-FLZ007019-026029-034-108-112-114-115-118-127-128-134-
GAZ120131-142148-155161-GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-031000-
COFFEE-DALE-HENRY-GENEVA-HOUSTON-INLAND WALTON-CENTRAL WALTON-
HOLMES-WASHINGTON-JACKSON-INLAND BAY-CALHOUN-INLAND GULF-
INLAND FRANKLIN-GADSDEN-LEON-INLAND JEFFERSON-MADISON-LIBERTY-
INLAND WAKULLA-INLAND TAYLOR-LAFAYETTE-INLAND DIXIE-SOUTH WALTON-
COASTAL BAY-COASTAL GULF-COASTAL FRANKLIN-COASTAL JEFFERSON-
COASTAL WAKULLA-COASTAL TAYLOR-COASTAL 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-
1033 PM EDT SUN MAY 2 2010 /933 PM CDT SUN MAY 2 2010/

...A HIGH SURF ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY FOR THE
PANHANDLE BEACHES...

...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS THROUGH MONDAY ALONG THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND BIG BEND BEACHES...

...A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEAST ALABAMA...THE INLAND
FLORIDA PANHANDLE...AND PORTIONS OF SOUTH GEORGIA FROM MONDAY
MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

.DAY ONE...SUNDAY NIGHT... SEVERAL DAYS OF MODERATELY STRONG ONSHORE
WINDS HAVE GENERATED LARGE SURF AND THAT SURF WILL CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT. BREAKERS OF 6 TO 8 FEET WILL BE COMMON ALONG THE
PANHANDLE COAST WITH OCCASIONAL 5 FOOT SURF EVEN AT SAINT GEORGE
ISLAND. ACCORDINGLY...THERE IS A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS FOR
THROUGH MONDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT AND HAS BEEN
EXTENDED EASTWARD TO THE OCHLOCKONEE RIVER. SEAS WILL BE A BIT
LOWER FURTHER EAST...BUT MARINERS ARE STILL ENCOURAGED TO EXERCISE
CAUTION.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BEGIN TO WORK THEIR WAY INTO THE
REGION FROM THE WEST OVERNIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

AS A FRONTAL SYSTEM GRADUALLY APPROACHES FROM THE WEST...SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE IN COVERAGE FROM WEST TO
EAST. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT ISOLATED STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL
OCCUR MONDAY AND TUESDAY. HEAVY RAIN IS ALSO EXPECTED WITH THIS
SYSTEM GIVEN THE ABUNDANT DEEP MOISTURE AND SLOW MOVEMENT. SOME
AREAS ARE EXPECTED TO RECEIVE UP TO 6 INCHES OF RAINFALL THROUGH
LATE TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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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