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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
941 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Florida...

  Apalachicola River near Blountstown affecting Calhoun...Franklin...
  Gulf and Liberty Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

All persons with interest along the river should monitor the latest
forecasts, and be prepared to take necessary precautions to protect
life and property. Do not drive cars through flooded areas. If you
see flood waters: Turn around. Don`t drown.

For graphical hydrologic information, please go to weather.gov and
click on your state. Select Rivers and Lakes AHPS under current
conditions and click on your river point.

&&

FLC013-037-045-077-281800-
/O.EXT.KTAE.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-150428T1800Z/
/BLOF1.1.ER.150421T0118Z.150422T2100Z.150428T1200Z.NO/
841 PM CDT MON APR 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Apalachicola River near Blountstown.
* Until Tuesday afternoon.
* At  8:15 PM Monday the stage was 15.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow morning.
* Impact: At 15.0 feet: Minor lowland flooding begins. This level is
  the top of the bank at the marina.

&&

LAT...LON 3061 8498 3007 8520 2972 8505 2980 8490 3009 8508 3061 8490


$$


Small Craft Advisory


PANHANDLE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1223 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM THE MOUTH OF THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN
OUT TO 60 NM.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE
AVERAGE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

GMZ770-775-280900-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1223 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS GUSTING TO 30
KNOTS...DECREASING LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING... THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6
SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2
TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1217 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

...BRIEF PERIOD OF GUSTY WINDS OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS TONIGHT...

.AN INCREASING PRESSURE GRADIENT DUE TO A DIMINISHING AREA OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED STORMS OVER THE CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO WILL
LEAD TO A BRIEF PERIOD OF GUSTY WINDS OVER THE OFFSHORE HOURS.
THIS WILL LIKELY LAST SEVERAL HOURS TO AROUND 4 OR 5 AM CDT.

GMZ770-775-280900-
/O.NEW.KTAE.SC.Y.0021.150428T0417Z-150428T0900Z/
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1217 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A SMALL
CRAFT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT EARLY THIS
MORNING.

* WINDS: AS HIGH AS 20 TO 25 KNOTS FROM THE SOUTH OR SOUTHEAST.
  GUSTS AROUND 30 KNOTS.

* SEAS: SEAS MAY BUILD INTO THE 3 TO 5 FOOT RANGE FOR A BRIEF
  TIME WITH STEEPER WAVES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND SPEEDS OF 21 TO 33 KNOTS
ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE HAZARDOUS WAVE CONDITIONS TO SMALL CRAFT.
INEXPERIENCED MARINERS...ESPECIALLY THOSE OPERATING SMALLER
VESSELS SHOULD AVOID NAVIGATING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

&&

$$


Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
1021 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...STEADY ONSHORE WEST TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS COMBINED WITH A
SOUTHWEST SWELL WILL CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS AND
WILL RESULT IN AN ELEVATED RISK OF MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER
RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES.

FLZ050-151-155-160-162-165-282100-
/O.NEW.KTBW.RP.S.0013.150427T1421Z-150428T2100Z/
PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
1021 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE STRONGER
  AND MORE FREQUENT FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
930 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
281330-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-BISCAYNE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-GLADES-HENDRY-
INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-INLAND COLLIER-
INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI DADE-METRO MIAMI DADE-
MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
930 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS: ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT. A
FEW STORMS COULD CONTAIN FREQUENT LIGHTNING, STRONG WINDS AND
HEAVY RAINS.

WIND: THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING WIND
GUSTS OF 50 TO 60 MPH.

FLOODING: THERE IS A LOW RISK FOR ISOLATED STREET FLOODING DUE TO
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...AND SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS CAN`T BE RULED OUT. A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

A RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS EXISTS ON GULF BEACHES WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY. SEAS MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS ACROSS THE GULF WATERS INTO
THURSDAY, ASSOCIATED WITH A LATE WEEK COLD FRONT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER
INDIVIDUAL SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT HIGH WIND, HAIL AND
FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN
MIAMI.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

$$

GREGORIA

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
810 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-124-125-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-290015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
WATERS FROM FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST. AUGUSTINE FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ST. AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
HAMILTON-SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-BAKER-INLAND NASSAU-INLAND DUVAL-UNION-
BRADFORD-CLAY-ST. JOHNS-GILCHRIST-ALACHUA-PUTNAM-FLAGLER-MARION-
COASTAL NASSAU-COASTAL DUVAL-COFFEE-JEFF DAVIS-BACON-APPLING-
WAYNE-ATKINSON-WARE-PIERCE-BRANTLEY-INLAND GLYNN-COASTAL GLYNN-
ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-INLAND CAMDEN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
810 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

...STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS ALONG WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
BE POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA...
SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF COAST ON
TUESDAY...MOVING NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS SOUTH GEORGIA ON WEDNESDAY.
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHWARD FROM THE FLORIDA PENINSULA ON
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND EMBEDDED
THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO OVERSPREAD NORTHEAST FLORIDA. A FEW
STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE IN NORTH CENTRAL
FLORIDA AND THE SUWANNEE VALLEY ALONG THE WARM FRONT ON TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE THREAT FOR STRONG TO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL EXPAND ON TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...WITH
DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND TORNADOES POSSIBLE AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD
FRONT THAT WILL CROSS OUR AREA BY LATE WEDNESDAY. WIDESPREAD
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED FROM TUESDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE
IN THE SUWANNEE VALLEY AND NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA.

STRENGTHENING ONSHORE WINDS WILL LIKELY CREATE A MODERATE RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES ON TUESDAY.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP OFFSHORE IN THE WAKE
OF THE COLD FRONT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED IN NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA AND THE
SUWANNEE VALLEY ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND REGION-WIDE
FOR TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN JACKSONVILLE WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV/JAX.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
514 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-280915-
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
514 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT...WITH THE
POSSIBILITY OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE NATURE COAST
OVERNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS... AND FREQUENT DEADLY
LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE AS A FRONTAL SYSTEM LINGERS AROUND THE
AREA THROUGH MID WEEK. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...AND FREQUENT DEADLY
LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER AND SELF ACTIVATE IF NEEDED.

$$

GARCIA


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1043 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-280800-
COASTAL VOLUSIA-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE OUT TO 20 NM-INDIAN RIVER-INLAND VOLUSIA-MARTIN-
NORTHERN BREVARD-NORTHERN LAKE-OKEECHOBEE-ORANGE-OSCEOLA-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT TO 20 NM-SEMINOLE-
SOUTHERN BREVARD-SOUTHERN LAKE-ST. LUCIE-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET OUT TO 20 NM-
1043 PM EDT MON APR 27 2015

.NOW...
MOISTURE STREAMING ACROSS CENTRAL FLORIDA FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO AND
A STATIONARY FRONTAL BOUNDARY NEAR THE REGION WILL HELP KEEP A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE FORECAST FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA
OVERNIGHT. HIGHER RAIN CHANCES WILL OCCUR NORTH OF KISSIMMEE AND
TITUSVILLE WHERE THE DEEPEST MOISTURE AND DISTURBANCE ALOFT AREA
FORECAST.

&&

ADDITIONAL DETAILS...INCLUDING GRAPHICS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT:
HTTP://WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/MLB/BLOG.PHP

$$

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