Flomaton, AL

7:37 PM CDT on October 18, 2019 (GMT -0500)
South Century, Upton Rd area | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Hurricane Statement ()

Elev 131 ft 30.96 °N, 87.27 °W | Updated 1 minute ago

Overcast
Overcast
61.9 °F
Feels Like 61.9 °F
N
2.9
Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 6.7 mph

Today
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Yesterday
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Pressure 29.74 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1400 ft
Overcast 3100 ft
Dew Point 54 °F
Humidity 74%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:53 AM 6:14 PM
Waning Gibbous, 76% visible
METAR KNSE 182356Z 06009G16KT 10SM SCT008 BKN014 OVC031 14/12 A2978 RMK AO2 RAB08E17 SLP071 T2 SET P0000 60000 T01390122 10161 20139 58020 $
Pressure 29.74 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 800 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1400 ft
Overcast 3100 ft
Dew Point 54 °F
Humidity 74%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:53 AM 6:14 PM
Waning Gibbous, 76% visible
METAR KNSE 182356Z 06009G16KT 10SM SCT008 BKN014 OVC031 14/12 A2978 RMK AO2 RAB08E17 SLP071 T2 SET P0000 60000 T01390122 10161 20139 58020 $

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Hurricane Statement
Issued: 4:47 PM CDT Oct. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

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

**Nestor moving quickly toward the northern Gulf coast**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for Baldwin
      central, Baldwin coastal, Escambia coastal, Escambia inland,
      Mobile central, Mobile coastal, Okaloosa inland, Santa Rosa
      coastal, and Santa Rosa inland

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Okaloosa coastal

* storm information:
    - about 260 miles south-southwest of Fort Walton Beach FL or
      about 260 miles south-southwest of Destin FL
    - 27.0n 88.5w
    - storm intensity 60 mph
    - movement northeast or 50 degrees at 22 mph

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

At 4:00 am CDT, tropical cyclone Nestor will continue to advance
northeast from the central Gulf of Mexico to the northeast Gulf by late
this evening. The system is then forecast to approach the coast near
Cape San Blas late tonight before lifting across the Florida
Panhandle.

Maximum sustained winds along the coastal sections of Okaloosa County
will range between 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 40 mph. The strongest
winds are expected tonight.

Rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches, with isolated higher amounts
will be possible, especially in coastal areas of the western Florida
Panhandle south of Interstate 10. This may lead to nuisance flooding
in poor drainage areas.

A coastal flood advisory remains in effect along the western Florida
Panhandle with inundation of 1 to 2 feet tonight and Saturday morning,
especially around the time of high tide. A high surf warning remains
is now in from Fort Morgan, al east to Destin, FL with breaker heights
of 8 to 11 feet developing later today into early Saturday morning. A
high surf advisory remains in effect for Dauphin Island with breaker
heights of 5 to 7 feet.

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 Okaloosa County. 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 areas of the western Florida Panhandle
south of Interstate 10. 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 of 8 to 11 feet from Fort Morgan, al
east to Destin, FL will develop tonight into early Saturday morning. A
high surf advisory remains in effect for Dauphin Island with breaker
heights of 5 to 7 feet. This pounding surf will create minor coastal
flooding with inundation of 1 to 2 feet expected tonight into Saturday
morning, especially at the time of high tide. Minor to moderate 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 PM CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


447 PM CDT Fri Oct 18 2019

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

**Nestor moving quickly toward the northern Gulf coast**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for Baldwin
      central, Baldwin coastal, Escambia coastal, Escambia inland,
      Mobile central, Mobile coastal, Okaloosa inland, Santa Rosa
      coastal, and Santa Rosa inland

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Okaloosa coastal

* storm information:
    - about 260 miles south-southwest of Fort Walton Beach FL or
      about 260 miles south-southwest of Destin FL
    - 27.0n 88.5w
    - storm intensity 60 mph
    - movement northeast or 50 degrees at 22 mph

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

At 4:00 am CDT, tropical cyclone Nestor will continue to advance
northeast from the central Gulf of Mexico to the northeast Gulf by late
this evening. The system is then forecast to approach the coast near
Cape San Blas late tonight before lifting across the Florida
Panhandle.

Maximum sustained winds along the coastal sections of Okaloosa County
will range between 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 40 mph. The strongest
winds are expected tonight.

Rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches, with isolated higher amounts
will be possible, especially in coastal areas of the western Florida
Panhandle south of Interstate 10. This may lead to nuisance flooding
in poor drainage areas.

A coastal flood advisory remains in effect along the western Florida
Panhandle with inundation of 1 to 2 feet tonight and Saturday morning,
especially around the time of high tide. A high surf warning remains
is now in from Fort Morgan, al east to Destin, FL with breaker heights
of 8 to 11 feet developing later today into early Saturday morning. A
high surf advisory remains in effect for Dauphin Island with breaker
heights of 5 to 7 feet.

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 Okaloosa County. 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 areas of the western Florida Panhandle
south of Interstate 10. 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 of 8 to 11 feet from Fort Morgan, al
east to Destin, FL will develop tonight into early Saturday morning. A
high surf advisory remains in effect for Dauphin Island with breaker
heights of 5 to 7 feet. This pounding surf will create minor coastal
flooding with inundation of 1 to 2 feet expected tonight into Saturday
morning, especially at the time of high tide. Minor to moderate 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 PM CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.



447 PM CDT Fri Oct 18 2019

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

**Nestor moving quickly toward the northern Gulf coast**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for Baldwin
      central, Baldwin coastal, Escambia coastal, Escambia inland,
      Mobile central, Mobile coastal, Okaloosa inland, Santa Rosa
      coastal, and Santa Rosa inland

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Okaloosa coastal

* storm information:
    - about 260 miles south-southwest of Fort Walton Beach FL or
      about 260 miles south-southwest of Destin FL
    - 27.0n 88.5w
    - storm intensity 60 mph
    - movement northeast or 50 degrees at 22 mph

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

At 4:00 am CDT, tropical cyclone Nestor will continue to advance
northeast from the central Gulf of Mexico to the northeast Gulf by late
this evening. The system is then forecast to approach the coast near
Cape San Blas late tonight before lifting across the Florida
Panhandle.

Maximum sustained winds along the coastal sections of Okaloosa County
will range between 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 40 mph. The strongest
winds are expected tonight.

Rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches, with isolated higher amounts
will be possible, especially in coastal areas of the western Florida
Panhandle south of Interstate 10. This may lead to nuisance flooding
in poor drainage areas.

A coastal flood advisory remains in effect along the western Florida
Panhandle with inundation of 1 to 2 feet tonight and Saturday morning,
especially around the time of high tide. A high surf warning remains
is now in from Fort Morgan, al east to Destin, FL with breaker heights
of 8 to 11 feet developing later today into early Saturday morning. A
high surf advisory remains in effect for Dauphin Island with breaker
heights of 5 to 7 feet.

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 Okaloosa County. 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 areas of the western Florida Panhandle
south of Interstate 10. 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 of 8 to 11 feet from Fort Morgan, al
east to Destin, FL will develop tonight into early Saturday morning. A
high surf advisory remains in effect for Dauphin Island with breaker
heights of 5 to 7 feet. This pounding surf will create minor coastal
flooding with inundation of 1 to 2 feet expected tonight into Saturday
morning, especially at the time of high tide. Minor to moderate 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 PM CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


447 PM CDT Fri Oct 18 2019

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

**Nestor moving quickly toward the northern Gulf coast**

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

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - the Tropical Storm Warning has been cancelled for Baldwin
      central, Baldwin coastal, Escambia coastal, Escambia inland,
      Mobile central, Mobile coastal, Okaloosa inland, Santa Rosa
      coastal, and Santa Rosa inland

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Okaloosa coastal

* storm information:
    - about 260 miles south-southwest of Fort Walton Beach FL or
      about 260 miles south-southwest of Destin FL
    - 27.0n 88.5w
    - storm intensity 60 mph
    - movement northeast or 50 degrees at 22 mph

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

At 4:00 am CDT, tropical cyclone Nestor will continue to advance
northeast from the central Gulf of Mexico to the northeast Gulf by late
this evening. The system is then forecast to approach the coast near
Cape San Blas late tonight before lifting across the Florida
Panhandle.

Maximum sustained winds along the coastal sections of Okaloosa County
will range between 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 40 mph. The strongest
winds are expected tonight.

Rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches, with isolated higher amounts
will be possible, especially in coastal areas of the western Florida
Panhandle south of Interstate 10. This may lead to nuisance flooding
in poor drainage areas.

A coastal flood advisory remains in effect along the western Florida
Panhandle with inundation of 1 to 2 feet tonight and Saturday morning,
especially around the time of high tide. A high surf warning remains
is now in from Fort Morgan, al east to Destin, FL with breaker heights
of 8 to 11 feet developing later today into early Saturday morning. A
high surf advisory remains in effect for Dauphin Island with breaker
heights of 5 to 7 feet.

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 Okaloosa County. 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 areas of the western Florida Panhandle
south of Interstate 10. 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 of 8 to 11 feet from Fort Morgan, al
east to Destin, FL will develop tonight into early Saturday morning. A
high surf advisory remains in effect for Dauphin Island with breaker
heights of 5 to 7 feet. This pounding surf will create minor coastal
flooding with inundation of 1 to 2 feet expected tonight into Saturday
morning, especially at the time of high tide. Minor to moderate 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 PM CDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.



124 PM CDT Fri Oct 18 2019

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

**Disturbance becomes tropical storm nestor**

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 320 miles south-southwest of Pensacola FL or about 340
      miles south-southwest of Destin FL
    - 26.3n 89.5w
    - storm intensity 60 mph
    - movement northeast or 55 degrees at 22 mph

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

At 1:00 PM CDT, tropical cyclone Nestor will continue to advance
northeast across the central Gulf of Mexico, and become positioned
over the northeast Gulf by late this evening. The system is then
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 nuisance 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 of 8 to 12 feet from Fort Morgan, al
east to Destin, FL will develop later today into early Saturday morning.
A high surf advisory remains in effect for Dauphin Island with breaker
heights of 5 to 8 feet. This pounding surf will create minor coastal
flooding with inundation of 1 to 2 feet expected tonight into Saturday
morning, especially at the time of high tide. Minor to moderate 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 4 PM CDT, or sooner if conditions warrant.



124 PM CDT Fri Oct 18 2019

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

**Disturbance becomes tropical storm nestor**

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 320 miles south-southwest of Pensacola FL or about 340
      miles south-southwest of Destin FL
    - 26.3n 89.5w
    - storm intensity 60 mph
    - movement northeast or 55 degrees at 22 mph

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

At 1:00 PM CDT, tropical cyclone Nestor will continue to advance
northeast across the central Gulf of Mexico, and become positioned
over the northeast Gulf by late this evening. The system is then
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 nuisance 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 of 8 to 12 feet from Fort Morgan, al
east to Destin, FL will develop later today into early Saturday morning.
A high surf advisory remains in effect for Dauphin Island with breaker
heights of 5 to 8 feet. This pounding surf will create minor coastal
flooding with inundation of 1 to 2 feet expected tonight into Saturday
morning, especially at the time of high tide. Minor to moderate 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 4 PM CDT, or sooner if conditions warrant.


124 PM CDT Fri Oct 18 2019

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

**Disturbance becomes tropical storm nestor**

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 320 miles south-southwest of Pensacola FL or about 340
      miles south-southwest of Destin FL
    - 26.3n 89.5w
    - storm intensity 60 mph
    - movement northeast or 55 degrees at 22 mph

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

At 1:00 PM CDT, tropical cyclone Nestor will continue to advance
northeast across the central Gulf of Mexico, and become positioned
over the northeast Gulf by late this evening. The system is then
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 nuisance 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 of 8 to 12 feet from Fort Morgan, al
east to Destin, FL will develop later today into early Saturday morning.
A high surf advisory remains in effect for Dauphin Island with breaker
heights of 5 to 8 feet. This pounding surf will create minor coastal
flooding with inundation of 1 to 2 feet expected tonight into Saturday
morning, especially at the time of high tide. Minor to moderate 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 4 PM CDT, or sooner if conditions warrant.



124 PM CDT Fri Oct 18 2019

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

**Disturbance becomes tropical storm nestor**

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 320 miles south-southwest of Pensacola FL or about 340
      miles south-southwest of Destin FL
    - 26.3n 89.5w
    - storm intensity 60 mph
    - movement northeast or 55 degrees at 22 mph

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

At 1:00 PM CDT, tropical cyclone Nestor will continue to advance
northeast across the central Gulf of Mexico, and become positioned
over the northeast Gulf by late this evening. The system is then
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 nuisance 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 of 8 to 12 feet from Fort Morgan, al
east to Destin, FL will develop later today into early Saturday morning.
A high surf advisory remains in effect for Dauphin Island with breaker
heights of 5 to 8 feet. This pounding surf will create minor coastal
flooding with inundation of 1 to 2 feet expected tonight into Saturday
morning, especially at the time of high tide. Minor to moderate 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 4 PM CDT, or sooner if conditions warrant.