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Flood Warning
FLC013-037-045-077-091413-
/O.CON.KTAE.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BLOF1.1.ER.160120T2345Z.160207T1145Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
813 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Apalachicola River near Blountstown.
* Until further notice.
* At 7:15 AM Monday the stage was 20.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue to fall to a stage of 20.0 feet
by tomorrow morning.
* Impact: At 22.0 feet: Minor lowland flooding will occur on many
roads including Byrd Parker Road, Warmouth Drive, Gaskin Park, the
end of Lake Grove Road, Elm Street on Red Bull Island, and Lower
Landing on Howards Creek. The 22.0 ft level at Blountstown may at
times not be representative of river levels in the these areas due
to tidal effects, winds, or local rainfall and should be used with
caution.

&&

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


$$

Rip Current Statement
FLZ108-115-090830-
/O.NEW.KTAE.RP.S.0018.160208T1200Z-160209T1200Z/
SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL FRANKLIN-
328 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016 /228 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016/

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST /6 AM CST/ THIS
MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SURF HEIGHTS...4 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.

&&

$$
Wind Advisory
FLZ108-112-114-115-090200-
/O.CON.KTAE.WI.Y.0002.160208T1700Z-160209T0200Z/
SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL BAY-COASTAL GULF-COASTAL FRANKLIN-
948 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016 /848 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016/

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST /8 PM CST/ THIS
EVENING...

* WINDS...WEST 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 26 MPH OR PEAK GUSTS
TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
ALZ065>069-FLZ007>019-026-027-118-127-GAZ120>131-142>148-155>161-
090000-
/O.EXB.KTAE.WI.Y.0002.160208T1800Z-160209T0000Z/
COFFEE-DALE-HENRY-GENEVA-HOUSTON-NORTH WALTON-CENTRAL WALTON-
HOLMES-WASHINGTON-JACKSON-INLAND BAY-CALHOUN-INLAND GULF-
INLAND FRANKLIN-GADSDEN-LEON-INLAND JEFFERSON-MADISON-LIBERTY-
INLAND WAKULLA-COASTAL JEFFERSON-COASTAL WAKULLA-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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ENTERPRISE...OZARK...FORT RUCKER...
DALEVILLE...HEADLAND...ABBEVILLE...GENEVA...HARTFORD...SAMSON...
SLOCOMB...MALVERN...TAYLOR...ASHFORD...KINSEY...COWARTS...WEBB...
COTTONWOOD...REHOBETH...DE FUNIAK SPRINGS...INWOOD...HUDSON...
BONIFAY...CRYSTAL LAKE...CHIPLEY...FIVE POINTS...MARIANNA...
GRACEVILLE...MALONE...SNEADS...PANAMA CITY...CALLAWAY...
LYNN HAVEN...UPPER GRAND LAGOON...BLOUNTSTOWN...WHITE CITY...
PORT ST. JOE...WEWAHITCHKA...APALACHICOLA...CARRABELLE...QUINCY...
CHATTAHOOCHEE...TALLAHASSEE...SPRING HILL...MONTICELLO...
MADISON...GREENVILLE...SWEETWATER...SOPCHOPPY...ST. MARKS...
GEORGETOWN...FORT GAINES...CUTHBERT...SHELLMAN...ARLINGTON...
MORGAN...EDISON...LEARY...DAWSON...ALBANY...LEESBURG...
SMITHVILLE...SYLVESTER...ASHBURN...TIFTON...FITZGERALD...OCILLA...
DOUGLASVILLE...BLAKELY...COLQUITT...NEWTON...CAMILLA...PELHAM...
MOULTRIE...ADEL...SPARKS...NASHVILLE...DONALSONVILLE...
BAINBRIDGE...CAIRO...THOMASVILLE...QUITMAN...VALDOSTA...LAKELAND
948 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016 /848 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016/

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 26 MPH OR PEAK GUSTS
TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$

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