Daily Situation Report

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Date:  May 24, 2017

 

ROAD CLOSURES:

No new reports.  

 

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK:

A moderate risk for rip currents will continues along the gulf beaches of Alabama and Northwest Florida through early next week.

Showers and thunderstorms return to the north central gulf coast region by early next week. At this time, widespread severe weather is not expected. A few isolated strong thunderstorms will still be possible generally ahead and along a weakening cold front approaching from the north Monday into Tuesday.

 

TROPICAL FORECAST:

Tropical Weather Forecast will resume 1 June 2017

 

GENERAL WEATHER OUTLOOK:

Today:  Sunny, with a high near 86. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Tonight:  Mostly clear, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday:  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Saturday Night:  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday:  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Sunday Night:  A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Memorial Day:  A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday Night:  A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

 

MARINE FORECAST:

Today:  South winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Tonight:  South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

Saturday:  Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Saturday Night:  Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

Sunday:  Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Sunday Night:  Southwest winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Monday:  Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Monday Night:  Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

 

SURF FORECAST:

Rip Current Hazard: Moderate

Surf Temperature: 76 degrees

 

Tides:

PENSACOLA PASS

HIGH 1.4 FEET 9:53 AM / LOW -0.3 FEET 9:38 PM / HIGH 1.4 FEET 10:40 AM

TIDE RANGE IS 1.7 FEET

 

NAVARRE BEACH

HIGH 1.8 FEET 8:43 AM / LOW -0.3 FEET 8:16 PM / HIGH 1.8 FEET 9:26 AM

TIDE RANGE IS 2.1 FEET

 

EAST PASS (DESTIN)

HIGH 0.9 FEET 10:43 AM / LOW -0.1 FEET 9:38 PM / HIGH 0.9 FEET 11:30 AM

TIDE RANGE IS 1.0 FEET

 

FIRE WEATHER:

KBDI drought index for previous day: 224

Humidity: 43 inland & 51% coastal

Mixing height: 4700 inland & 3500 coastal

Transport winds: SW at 9 inland & S at 12 coastal

Dispersion index: 44 inland & 36 coastal

 

RIVER LEVELS:

(R = rising, S = steady, F = falling)

Yellow/Milligan: 4.93 feet (S)

Blackwater/Baker: 2.90 feet (F)

Shoal/SR 85, Crestview: 4.28 feet (F)

Shoal/Mossy Head: 6.81 feet (F)

 

SUN / MOON DATA:

Begin Civil Twilight: 5:20 am

Sunrise: 5:47 am

Sunset: 7:41 pm

End Civil Twilight: 8:08 pm

Moonrise: 6:44 a.m. Today

Moonset:  8:47 pm Today

Moon phase: waxing 1%

 

Ken Wolfe, Okaloosa County Emergency Management