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Flood Warning
FLC013-037-045-077-090118-
/O.CON.KTAE.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BLOF1.1.ER.160120T2345Z.160207T1145Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
718 PM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Apalachicola River near Blountstown.
* Until further notice.
* At 6:15 PM Sunday the stage was 20.9 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 20.7 feet
by Tuesday morning.
* Impact: At 19.0 feet: Minor lowland flooding will occur at Douglas
Landing and Willis Landing Campgrounds. The 19.0 ft level at
Blountstown may at times not be representative of river levels in
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.NEW.KTAE.WI.Y.0002.160208T1700Z-160209T0200Z/
SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL BAY-COASTAL GULF-COASTAL FRANKLIN-
323 AM EST MON FEB 8 2016 /223 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016/

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST /11 AM CST/ TODAY TO
9 PM EST /8 PM CST/ THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON EST /11 AM CST/ TODAY TO
9 PM EST /8 PM CST/ THIS EVENING.

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

* LOCATIONS...STRONGEST SUSTAINED WINDS AND GUSTS WILL OCCUR
ACROSS BEACH COMMUNITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 26 MPH OR FREQUENT
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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