476  
WGUS54 KMOB 160845  
FFWMOB  
FLC091-113-161645-  
/O.NEW.KMOB.FF.W.0029.200916T0845Z-200916T1645Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
345 AM CDT WED SEP 16 2020  
 
...FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR SOUTHEASTERN SANTA ROSA AND  
SOUTHWESTERN OKALOOSA COUNTIES OF THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHWESTERN OKALOOSA COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN FLORIDA...  
SOUTHEASTERN SANTA ROSA COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN FLORIDA...  
 
* UNTIL 1145 AM CDT WEDNESDAY.  
 
* AT 340 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN IN SOUTHEASTERN SANTA ROSA AND SOUTHWESTERN OKALOOSA  
COUNTIES OF THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE. BETWEEN 15 AND 25  
INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING.  
 
THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR SOUTHEASTERN SANTA ROSA AND  
SOUTHWESTERN OKALOOSA COUNTIES OF THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE.  
THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK HIGHER GROUND NOW!  
 
HAZARD...LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING. HURRICANE RAINBANDS  
PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING.  
 
SOURCE...DOPPLER RADAR, GAGE REPORTS, RAPID OBSERVED SMALL  
CREEK AND STREAM RISES AND REQUEST FOR WATER RESCUES.  
 
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...  
WRIGHT, FORT WALTON BEACH, EGLIN AFB, VALPARAISO, GULF BREEZE,  
MARY ESTHER, OCEAN CITY, LAKE LORRAINE, ORIOLE BEACH, NAVARRE,  
SHALIMAR, CINCO BAYOU, NAVARRE BEACH, HARPER, HOLLEY, PARKERVILLE,  
BROXSON, WYNNEHAVEN BEACH, PINE BLUFF AND WARD BASIN.  
 
THIS IS A VERY SERIOUS SITUATION. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 10  
TO 15 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA TODAY.  
 
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.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3033 8730 3041 8718 3053 8712 3053 8707  
3062 8697 3072 8672 3071 8663 3073 8659  
3053 8650 3049 8647 3046 8649 3046 8654  
3043 8655 3043 8658 3040 8658 3039 8680  
3033 8728 3032 8729 3032 8727 3031 8730  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CATASTROPHIC  
EXPECTED RAINFALL...2.5-3.5 INCHES IN 1 HOUR  
 

 
 
JMM  
 
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