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Alabama, Lower Mobile

Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:20 AM CDT on April 17, 2014

Expires 11:20 AM EDT on April 18, 2014


The Flood Warning continues for
the Mobile river at Barry steam plant
* until further notice
* at 9am Thursday the stage was 13.3 feet
* minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast
* flood stage is 12 feet
* the river will remain near 13.3 feet through Friday morning
and then begin a very slow fall.
* At 12.0 feet, considerable overflow of lowlands in the area will occur and a few
County roads will become flooded.


Lat... Lon 3114 8797 3114 8792 3099 8792 3068 8796
      3067 8806 3102 8803




1020 am CDT Thu Apr 17 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
The Bayou Sara at Saraland
* until further notice
* at 9am Thursday the stage was 4.5 feet
* minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast
* flood stage is 4 feet
* the river will rise to a stage of 4.7 feet by tomorrow evening
it will remain near 4.7 feet through Sunday morning before beginning
a slow fall.
* At 4.0 feet, flooding of streets begins and becomes widespread east of the
Railroad when the level reaches 5 feet.


Lat... Lon 3084 8808 3083 8804 3082 8805 3082 8808





Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 7:12 PM CDT on April 17, 2014

Expires 7:00 PM EDT on April 18, 2014


... High rip current risk now in effect through Friday evening...

* timing... rest of today into Friday morning.

* Impacts... frequent to widespread rip currents will result in
dangerous swimming conditions along the beaches of Alabama and
the western Florida Panhandle.

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 and the beach
patrol. Pay attention to flags and posted signs.

If you become caught in a rip current... do not panic. Remain calm
and begin to swim parallel to shore. Once you are away from the
force of the rip current... begin to swim back to the beach. Do
not attempt to swim directly against a rip current. Even a strong
swimmer can become exhausted quickly.



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new rip current hazard...


253 PM CDT Thu Apr 17 2014

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening through
Friday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Alabama and northwest
Florida... including the following areas... in Alabama...
Conecuh... Covington... Escambia... lower Baldwin... lower
Mobile... upper Baldwin and upper Mobile. In northwest
Florida... coastal Escambia... coastal Okaloosa... coastal Santa
Rosa... inland Escambia... inland Okaloosa and inland Santa
Rosa.

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Friday afternoon

* widespread rain totals of 2 to 4 inches with up to 6 inches
locally.

* Rivers across the watch area are already in flood. This additional
rainfall may exacerbate the flooding along with bringing instances
of flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




Record Report

Statement as of 9:37 AM CDT on April 17, 2014


... Record low temperature set at Mobile...

a record low temperature of 37 degrees was set at Mobile yesterday.
This ties the old record of 37 set in 2007.

... Record low temperature set at Pensacola...

a record low temperature of 42 degrees was set at Pensacola yesterday.
This ties the old record of 42 set in 1962.



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
Alaska - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Record Report
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Record Report
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory
Idaho - Wind Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Frost Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Maine - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
Maryland - Frost Advisory
Massachusetts - Flood Warning
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Advisory , Record Report
Montana - High Wind Watch , Lake Wind Advisory
New Hampshire - Flood Warning , Record Report
New Jersey - Frost Advisory , Record Report
New York - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Record Report
North Carolina - Frost Advisory , Record Report
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Oregon - High Surf Advisory , Wind Advisory
Pennsylvania - Frost Advisory , Record Report
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Statement
Tennessee - Flood Advisory , Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Record Report
Vermont - Flood Warning , Record Report
Virginia - Frost Advisory , Record Report
Washington - Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement