700  
WGUS54 KMOB 160603  
FFWMOB  
ALC003-FLC033-161200-  
/O.NEW.KMOB.FF.W.0028.200916T0603Z-200916T1200Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
103 AM CDT WED SEP 16 2020  
 
...FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR THIS IS A SERIOUS SITUATION AS INTENSE  
RAINFALL RATES FROM SALLY'S EXCESSIVE HEAVY RAINBANDS CONTINUE TO  
MOVE ASHORE. SOME LOCATIONS HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED UP TO TWENTY  
INCHES OF RAIN SINCE THE EVENT BEGAN. THIS COULD EASILY BE DOUBLED  
GIVEN THE SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME THAT HAS FALLEN AND GIVEN SALLY'S  
VERY SLOW MOTION TO THE NORTH THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHEASTERN BALDWIN COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN ALABAMA...  
SOUTH CENTRAL ESCAMBIA COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN FLORIDA...  
 
* UNTIL 700 AM CDT.  
 
* AT 101 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN IN SOUTHERN BALDWIN COUNTY ALABAMA AND SOUTHERN  
ESCAMBIA COUNTY FLORIDA. BETWEEN 10 AND 20 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE  
ALREADY FALLEN IN THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY  
OCCURRING.  
 
THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR THIS IS A SERIOUS SITUATION AS  
INTENSE RAINFALL RATES FROM SALLY'S EXCESSIVE HEAVY RAINBANDS  
CONTINUE TO MOVE ASHORE. SOME LOCATIONS HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED UP  
TO TWENTY INCHES OF RAIN SINCE THE EVENT BEGAN. THIS COULD EASILY  
BE DOUBLED GIVEN THE SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME THAT HAS FALLEN AND  
GIVEN SALLY'S VERY SLOW MOTION TO THE NORTH THROUGH THE MORNING  
HOURS. THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK HIGHER  
GROUND NOW!  
 
HAZARD...LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING. THUNDERSTORMS  
PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING.  
 
SOURCE...DOPPLER RADAR, GAGE REPORTS AND AREAS SMALL CREEKS  
WITH RAPID RISES.  
 
IMPACT...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK  
HIGHER GROUND NOW! LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING OF  
LOW WATER CROSSINGS, SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN  
AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
PENSACOLA, BRENT, WEST PENSACOLA, WARRINGTON, GULF SHORES, FOLEY,  
ORANGE BEACH, GOULDING, LILLIAN, MYRTLE GROVE, MAGNOLIA SPRINGS,  
BON SECOUR, PERDIDO BEACH, ELBERTA, JOSEPHINE, PERDIDO HEIGHTS,  
PARADISE BEACH, PERDIDO BAY, CASWELL AND MIFLIN.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO 15 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA THROUGH MIDDAY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW! THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND  
LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL UNLESS YOU ARE  
FLEEING AN AREA SUBJECT TO FLOODING OR UNDER AN EVACUATION ORDER.  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3038 8784 3044 8773 3045 8758 3048 8743  
3055 8737 3051 8728 3050 8717 3049 8714  
3041 8718 3031 8732 3022 8781 3026 8781  
3028 8776 3037 8784  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CATASTROPHIC  
 

 
 
JMM  
 
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