McKenzie, AL

6:52 AM CDT on October 18, 2019 (GMT -0500)
Red Level - Davis WXNet's Osprey | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Hurricane Statement ()

Elev 305 ft 31.40 °N, 86.61 °W | Updated 10 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
53.4 °F
Feels Like 53.4 °F
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0
Wind Variable Wind from ENE
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 48 °F
Humidity 82%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:51 AM 6:11 PM
Waning Gibbous, 80% visible
METAR KGZH 181053Z AUTO 03004KT 10SM CLR 12/08 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP133 T01220083
Pressure 29.93 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 48 °F
Humidity 82%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:51 AM 6:11 PM
Waning Gibbous, 80% visible
METAR KGZH 181053Z AUTO 03004KT 10SM CLR 12/08 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP133 T01220083

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Hurricane Statement
Issued: 5:19 AM CDT Oct. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

This product covers portions of southwest Alabama... northwest Florida... south
central Alabama... and inland southeast Mississippi.

Disturbance a little better organized and will likely be a tropical
or subtropical storm later today

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Baldwin central,
      Baldwin coastal, Escambia coastal, Escambia inland, Mobile
      central, Mobile coastal, Okaloosa coastal, Okaloosa inland,
      Santa Rosa coastal, and Santa Rosa inland

* storm information:
    - about 540 miles southwest of Pensacola FL or about 560 miles
      southwest of Destin FL
    - 24.3n 92.5w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement northeast or 45 degrees at 14 mph

Situation overview
------------------

At 4:00 am CDT, potential tropical cyclone sixteen continues to advance
northeast acorss the central Gulf of Mexico. This cyclone is expected
to gradually strengthen into a tropical or subtropical storm later
today and be positioned over the north central Gulf of Mexico by late
this afternoon. The system is forecast to near the coast later
tonight.

Maximum sustained winds along the immediate coastline of the
western Florida Panhandle will likely range between 35 to 45 mph, with
gusts up to 60 mph. Further west along the immediate coastal sections
of southwest Alabama, maximum sustained winds between 25 and 35 mph,
with gusts up to 50 mph will be likely. Winds are expected to be lower
across inland portions of coastal counties. The strongest winds are
expected tonight.

Rainfall amounts between 2 and 4 inches, with isolated higher amounts
will be possible, especially in coastal areas south of Interstate 10.
This may lead to nuescence flooding in poor drainage areas. Rainfall
totals are expected to remain below flash flood guidance at this time.

A coastal flood advisory remains in effect with inundation of 1 to 2
feet expected tonight and Saturday morning, especially around the time
of high tide. A high surf advisory is also in effect with breaker
heights up to 5 to 8 feet developing this afternoon along area beaches
and persisting into early Saturday afternoon.

Prepare now for damaging winds, minor coastal flooding, strong rip
currents, and periods of heavy rainfall across locations in the
Tropical Storm Warning area.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
coastal sections of southwest Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle.
Potential impacts in this area include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages.

Elsewhere across portions of southwest Alabama... northwest
Florida... south central Alabama... and inland southeast Mississippi.,
Little to no impact is anticipated.

* Flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across coastal portions of southwest Alabama and the
western Florida Panhandle. Potential impacts include:
    - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
    - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter currents.
      Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may become swollen
      and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in usually
      vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding of water
      occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds become
      near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and bridge
      closures.

Elsewhere across portions of southwest Alabama... northwest
Florida... south central Alabama... and inland southeast Mississippi.,
Little to no impact is anticipated.

* Other coastal hazards:
high surf with breaker heights up to 5 to 8 feet developing this
afternoon along area beaches will continue into early Saturday
afternoon. This pounding surf will create minor coastal flooding with
inundation of 1 to 2 feet expected tonight and Saturday morning,
especially at the time of high tide. Minor beach erosion will also
occur through the period. There is a high risk of rip currents through
Saturday night due to increased swell height and strong easterly
winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:

If in a place that is vulnerable to high wind, such as near large
trees, a manufactured home, upper floors of a high-rise building, or
on a boat, consider moving to a safer shelter before the onset of
strong winds or flooding.

Closely monitor weather.Gov, NOAA Weather Radio or local news outlets
for official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes
to the forecast. Ensure you have multiple ways to receive weather
warnings.

* Additional sources of information:
- for the latest detailed evacuation and shelter information... please
refer to your local emergency management agency at the phone number
or website listed below.
- Coastal alabama:
- Baldwin county: 251-972-6807 or
www.Baldwincountyal.Gov/departments/Ema
- Mobile county: 251-460-8000 or www.Mcema.Net
- northwest florida:
- Escambia county: 850-471-6400 or bereadyescambia.Com
- Santa Rosa county: 850-983-5360 www.Santarosa.FL.Gov/emergency
- Okaloosa county: 850-651-7150 or www.Co.Okaloosa.FL.US/ps/home
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Mobile al around 10 am CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


519 am CDT Fri Oct 18 2019

This product covers portions of southwest Alabama... northwest Florida... south
central Alabama... and inland southeast Mississippi.

Disturbance a little better organized and will likely be a tropical
or subtropical storm later today

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Baldwin central,
      Baldwin coastal, Escambia coastal, Escambia inland, Mobile
      central, Mobile coastal, Okaloosa coastal, Okaloosa inland,
      Santa Rosa coastal, and Santa Rosa inland

* storm information:
    - about 540 miles southwest of Pensacola FL or about 560 miles
      southwest of Destin FL
    - 24.3n 92.5w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement northeast or 45 degrees at 14 mph

Situation overview
------------------

At 4:00 am CDT, potential tropical cyclone sixteen continues to advance
northeast acorss the central Gulf of Mexico. This cyclone is expected
to gradually strengthen into a tropical or subtropical storm later
today and be positioned over the north central Gulf of Mexico by late
this afternoon. The system is forecast to near the coast later
tonight.

Maximum sustained winds along the immediate coastline of the
western Florida Panhandle will likely range between 35 to 45 mph, with
gusts up to 60 mph. Further west along the immediate coastal sections
of southwest Alabama, maximum sustained winds between 25 and 35 mph,
with gusts up to 50 mph will be likely. Winds are expected to be lower
across inland portions of coastal counties. The strongest winds are
expected tonight.

Rainfall amounts between 2 and 4 inches, with isolated higher amounts
will be possible, especially in coastal areas south of Interstate 10.
This may lead to nuescence flooding in poor drainage areas. Rainfall
totals are expected to remain below flash flood guidance at this time.

A coastal flood advisory remains in effect with inundation of 1 to 2
feet expected tonight and Saturday morning, especially around the time
of high tide. A high surf advisory is also in effect with breaker
heights up to 5 to 8 feet developing this afternoon along area beaches
and persisting into early Saturday afternoon.

Prepare now for damaging winds, minor coastal flooding, strong rip
currents, and periods of heavy rainfall across locations in the
Tropical Storm Warning area.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
coastal sections of southwest Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle.
Potential impacts in this area include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages.

Elsewhere across portions of southwest Alabama... northwest
Florida... south central Alabama... and inland southeast Mississippi.,
Little to no impact is anticipated.

* Flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across coastal portions of southwest Alabama and the
western Florida Panhandle. Potential impacts include:
    - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
    - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter currents.
      Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may become swollen
      and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in usually
      vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding of water
      occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds become
      near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and bridge
      closures.

Elsewhere across portions of southwest Alabama... northwest
Florida... south central Alabama... and inland southeast Mississippi.,
Little to no impact is anticipated.

* Other coastal hazards:
high surf with breaker heights up to 5 to 8 feet developing this
afternoon along area beaches will continue into early Saturday
afternoon. This pounding surf will create minor coastal flooding with
inundation of 1 to 2 feet expected tonight and Saturday morning,
especially at the time of high tide. Minor beach erosion will also
occur through the period. There is a high risk of rip currents through
Saturday night due to increased swell height and strong easterly
winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:

If in a place that is vulnerable to high wind, such as near large
trees, a manufactured home, upper floors of a high-rise building, or
on a boat, consider moving to a safer shelter before the onset of
strong winds or flooding.

Closely monitor weather.Gov, NOAA Weather Radio or local news outlets
for official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes
to the forecast. Ensure you have multiple ways to receive weather
warnings.

* Additional sources of information:
- for the latest detailed evacuation and shelter information... please
refer to your local emergency management agency at the phone number
or website listed below.
- Coastal alabama:
- Baldwin county: 251-972-6807 or
www.Baldwincountyal.Gov/departments/Ema
- Mobile county: 251-460-8000 or www.Mcema.Net
- northwest florida:
- Escambia county: 850-471-6400 or bereadyescambia.Com
- Santa Rosa county: 850-983-5360 www.Santarosa.FL.Gov/emergency
- Okaloosa county: 850-651-7150 or www.Co.Okaloosa.FL.US/ps/home
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Mobile al around 10 am CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.



519 am CDT Fri Oct 18 2019

This product covers portions of southwest Alabama... northwest Florida... south
central Alabama... and inland southeast Mississippi.

Disturbance a little better organized and will likely be a tropical
or subtropical storm later today

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Baldwin central,
      Baldwin coastal, Escambia coastal, Escambia inland, Mobile
      central, Mobile coastal, Okaloosa coastal, Okaloosa inland,
      Santa Rosa coastal, and Santa Rosa inland

* storm information:
    - about 540 miles southwest of Pensacola FL or about 560 miles
      southwest of Destin FL
    - 24.3n 92.5w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement northeast or 45 degrees at 14 mph

Situation overview
------------------

At 4:00 am CDT, potential tropical cyclone sixteen continues to advance
northeast acorss the central Gulf of Mexico. This cyclone is expected
to gradually strengthen into a tropical or subtropical storm later
today and be positioned over the north central Gulf of Mexico by late
this afternoon. The system is forecast to near the coast later
tonight.

Maximum sustained winds along the immediate coastline of the
western Florida Panhandle will likely range between 35 to 45 mph, with
gusts up to 60 mph. Further west along the immediate coastal sections
of southwest Alabama, maximum sustained winds between 25 and 35 mph,
with gusts up to 50 mph will be likely. Winds are expected to be lower
across inland portions of coastal counties. The strongest winds are
expected tonight.

Rainfall amounts between 2 and 4 inches, with isolated higher amounts
will be possible, especially in coastal areas south of Interstate 10.
This may lead to nuescence flooding in poor drainage areas. Rainfall
totals are expected to remain below flash flood guidance at this time.

A coastal flood advisory remains in effect with inundation of 1 to 2
feet expected tonight and Saturday morning, especially around the time
of high tide. A high surf advisory is also in effect with breaker
heights up to 5 to 8 feet developing this afternoon along area beaches
and persisting into early Saturday afternoon.

Prepare now for damaging winds, minor coastal flooding, strong rip
currents, and periods of heavy rainfall across locations in the
Tropical Storm Warning area.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
coastal sections of southwest Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle.
Potential impacts in this area include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages.

Elsewhere across portions of southwest Alabama... northwest
Florida... south central Alabama... and inland southeast Mississippi.,
Little to no impact is anticipated.

* Flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across coastal portions of southwest Alabama and the
western Florida Panhandle. Potential impacts include:
    - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
    - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter currents.
      Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may become swollen
      and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in usually
      vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding of water
      occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds become
      near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and bridge
      closures.

Elsewhere across portions of southwest Alabama... northwest
Florida... south central Alabama... and inland southeast Mississippi.,
Little to no impact is anticipated.

* Other coastal hazards:
high surf with breaker heights up to 5 to 8 feet developing this
afternoon along area beaches will continue into early Saturday
afternoon. This pounding surf will create minor coastal flooding with
inundation of 1 to 2 feet expected tonight and Saturday morning,
especially at the time of high tide. Minor beach erosion will also
occur through the period. There is a high risk of rip currents through
Saturday night due to increased swell height and strong easterly
winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:

If in a place that is vulnerable to high wind, such as near large
trees, a manufactured home, upper floors of a high-rise building, or
on a boat, consider moving to a safer shelter before the onset of
strong winds or flooding.

Closely monitor weather.Gov, NOAA Weather Radio or local news outlets
for official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes
to the forecast. Ensure you have multiple ways to receive weather
warnings.

* Additional sources of information:
- for the latest detailed evacuation and shelter information... please
refer to your local emergency management agency at the phone number
or website listed below.
- Coastal alabama:
- Baldwin county: 251-972-6807 or
www.Baldwincountyal.Gov/departments/Ema
- Mobile county: 251-460-8000 or www.Mcema.Net
- northwest florida:
- Escambia county: 850-471-6400 or bereadyescambia.Com
- Santa Rosa county: 850-983-5360 www.Santarosa.FL.Gov/emergency
- Okaloosa county: 850-651-7150 or www.Co.Okaloosa.FL.US/ps/home
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Mobile al around 10 am CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


519 am CDT Fri Oct 18 2019

This product covers portions of southwest Alabama... northwest Florida... south
central Alabama... and inland southeast Mississippi.

Disturbance a little better organized and will likely be a tropical
or subtropical storm later today

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - none

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Baldwin central,
      Baldwin coastal, Escambia coastal, Escambia inland, Mobile
      central, Mobile coastal, Okaloosa coastal, Okaloosa inland,
      Santa Rosa coastal, and Santa Rosa inland

* storm information:
    - about 540 miles southwest of Pensacola FL or about 560 miles
      southwest of Destin FL
    - 24.3n 92.5w
    - storm intensity 40 mph
    - movement northeast or 45 degrees at 14 mph

Situation overview
------------------

At 4:00 am CDT, potential tropical cyclone sixteen continues to advance
northeast acorss the central Gulf of Mexico. This cyclone is expected
to gradually strengthen into a tropical or subtropical storm later
today and be positioned over the north central Gulf of Mexico by late
this afternoon. The system is forecast to near the coast later
tonight.

Maximum sustained winds along the immediate coastline of the
western Florida Panhandle will likely range between 35 to 45 mph, with
gusts up to 60 mph. Further west along the immediate coastal sections
of southwest Alabama, maximum sustained winds between 25 and 35 mph,
with gusts up to 50 mph will be likely. Winds are expected to be lower
across inland portions of coastal counties. The strongest winds are
expected tonight.

Rainfall amounts between 2 and 4 inches, with isolated higher amounts
will be possible, especially in coastal areas south of Interstate 10.
This may lead to nuescence flooding in poor drainage areas. Rainfall
totals are expected to remain below flash flood guidance at this time.

A coastal flood advisory remains in effect with inundation of 1 to 2
feet expected tonight and Saturday morning, especially around the time
of high tide. A high surf advisory is also in effect with breaker
heights up to 5 to 8 feet developing this afternoon along area beaches
and persisting into early Saturday afternoon.

Prepare now for damaging winds, minor coastal flooding, strong rip
currents, and periods of heavy rainfall across locations in the
Tropical Storm Warning area.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* wind:
protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
coastal sections of southwest Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle.
Potential impacts in this area include:
    - damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
      Mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
    - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban
      or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on
      bridges and other elevated roadways.
    - Scattered power and communications outages.

Elsewhere across portions of southwest Alabama... northwest
Florida... south central Alabama... and inland southeast Mississippi.,
Little to no impact is anticipated.

* Flooding rain:
protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across coastal portions of southwest Alabama and the
western Florida Panhandle. Potential impacts include:
    - localized rainfall flooding may prompt a few evacuations.
    - Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter currents.
      Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may become swollen
      and overflow in spots.
    - Flood waters can enter a few structures, especially in usually
      vulnerable spots. A few places where rapid ponding of water
      occurs at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage
      areas. Several storm drains and retention ponds become
      near-full and begin to overflow. Some brief Road and bridge
      closures.

Elsewhere across portions of southwest Alabama... northwest
Florida... south central Alabama... and inland southeast Mississippi.,
Little to no impact is anticipated.

* Other coastal hazards:
high surf with breaker heights up to 5 to 8 feet developing this
afternoon along area beaches will continue into early Saturday
afternoon. This pounding surf will create minor coastal flooding with
inundation of 1 to 2 feet expected tonight and Saturday morning,
especially at the time of high tide. Minor beach erosion will also
occur through the period. There is a high risk of rip currents through
Saturday night due to increased swell height and strong easterly
winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

* other preparedness information:

If in a place that is vulnerable to high wind, such as near large
trees, a manufactured home, upper floors of a high-rise building, or
on a boat, consider moving to a safer shelter before the onset of
strong winds or flooding.

Closely monitor weather.Gov, NOAA Weather Radio or local news outlets
for official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes
to the forecast. Ensure you have multiple ways to receive weather
warnings.

* Additional sources of information:
- for the latest detailed evacuation and shelter information... please
refer to your local emergency management agency at the phone number
or website listed below.
- Coastal alabama:
- Baldwin county: 251-972-6807 or
www.Baldwincountyal.Gov/departments/Ema
- Mobile county: 251-460-8000 or www.Mcema.Net
- northwest florida:
- Escambia county: 850-471-6400 or bereadyescambia.Com
- Santa Rosa county: 850-983-5360 www.Santarosa.FL.Gov/emergency
- Okaloosa county: 850-651-7150 or www.Co.Okaloosa.FL.US/ps/home
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Mobile al around 10 am CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.