419  
FLUS44 KMOB 241018  
HWOMOB  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
518 AM CDT THU AUG 24 2017  
 
ALZ051>060-261>266-FLZ201>206-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-251200-  
CHOCTAW-WASHINGTON-CLARKE-WILCOX-MONROE-CONECUH-BUTLER-CRENSHAW-  
ESCAMBIA-COVINGTON-MOBILE INLAND-BALDWIN INLAND-MOBILE CENTRAL-  
BALDWIN CENTRAL-MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA INLAND-  
ESCAMBIA COASTAL-SANTA ROSA INLAND-SANTA ROSA COASTAL-  
OKALOOSA INLAND-OKALOOSA COASTAL-WAYNE-PERRY-GREENE-STONE-GEORGE-  
518 AM CDT THU AUG 24 2017  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL  
ALABAMA...SOUTHWEST ALABAMA...NORTHWEST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST  
MISSISSIPPI.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
 
A FEW STRONG STORMS POSSIBLE MAINLY OVER THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE  
LOCAL AREA TODAY. MAIN THREATS WILL BE BRIEF STRONG WIND GUSTS,  
FREQUENT LIGHTNING, AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY  
 
A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS FORECAST ON FRIDAY AS LONG  
PERIOD SWELL, EMANATING OUT FROM TROPICAL STORM HARVEY, BEGINS TO  
MOVE UP INTO THE SURF ZONE. ELEVATED RIP CURRENT RISK IS EXPECTED  
TO CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND.  
 
THERE REMAINS AT LEAST SOME POTENTIAL FOR A HEAVY RAIN AND OR  
SEVERE WEATHER EVENT TO OCCUR SOMETIME NEXT WEEK. AT THIS TIME,  
CONFIDENCE IS TOO LOW IN ARRIVING AT ANY SPECIFIC DETAILS AS TO  
TIMING. THIS WILL BE BETTER DETERMINED ON LATER FORECAST PACKAGES  
ONCE TROPICAL CYCLONE HARVEY BEGINS TO MOVE OUT OF TEXAS. STAY  
TUNED.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
ACTIVATION OF SKYWARN SEVERE STORM SPOTTER NETWORKS IS NOT  
EXPECTED THROUGH WEDNESDAY.  
 

 
 
GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-251200-  
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-  
PERDIDO BAY-PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-  
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
518 AM CDT THU AUG 24 2017  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL  
WATERS OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
 
WINDS, WAVES AND SEAS LOCALLY HIGHER IN AND NEAR ISOLATED TO  
SCATTERED STORMS. FREQUENT LIGHTNING ACTIVITY AND VISIBILITY  
REDUCING HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ALSO BE LIKELY WITH THE STRONGER  
STORMS.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY  
 
WINDS, WAVES AND SEAS LOCALLY HIGHER IN AND NEAR STORMS DURING THE  
OUTLOOK. FREQUENT LIGHTNING ACTIVITY AND VISIBILITY REDUCING HEAVY  
RAINFALL WILL ALSO BE LIKELY WITH THE STRONGER STORMS.  
 
TROPICAL STORM HARVEY, OVER THE SOUTHWEST GULF, IS FORECAST TO  
INTENSIFY TO A HURRICANE BEFORE MAKING LANDFALL ON THE TEXAS COAST  
SATURDAY MORNING. LONG PERIOD SWELL, EMANATING OUT FROM THE STORM,  
SHOULD BEGIN ARRIVING BY FRIDAY AND WILL LIKELY CONTINUE INTO THE  
WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
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