Daily Situation Report

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Date:  March 14, 2018

 

ROAD CLOSURES:

No new closures reported.

 

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK:

A light freeze will occur over most inland areas of the forecast area late tonight and early Thursday morning. Areas of frost will also be likely over most inland areas late tonight and early Thursday morning.

 

TROPICAL FORECAST:

Tropical Forecast will resume June 1st 2018.

 

GENERAL WEATHER OUTLOOK:

Today:  Patchy frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

Tonight:  Areas of frost after 4am. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 32. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday:  Areas of frost before 8am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 67. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.

Thursday Night:  Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

 

MARINE FORECAST:

Today:  North winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 8 to 13 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant wave period 4 seconds.

Tonight:  Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots becoming north 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 3 seconds.

Thursday:  Northeast winds 3 to 8 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 3 seconds.

Thursday Night:  Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Dominant wave period 3 seconds.

 

SURF FORECAST:

Rip Current Hazard: Low

Surf Temperature: 62 degrees

 

PENSACOLA PASS

Low -0.16 feet 6:56 AM / High 0.83 feet 8:41 PM / Low -0.09 feet 7:17 AM

Tide Range is 0.99 feet

 

NAVARRE BEACH

Low -0.16 feet 4:52 AM / High 0.92 feet 8:03 PM / Low -0.08 feet 4:56 AM

Tide Range is 1.08 feet

 

EAST PASS (DESTIN)

Low -0.07 feet 6:56 AM / High 0.51 feet 9:31 PM / Low -0.04 feet 7:17 AM

Tide Range is 0.58 feet

 

 

FIRE WEATHER:

KBDI drought index for previous day: 90

Humidity: 26 inland & 31 coastal

Mixing height: 5700 inland & 5600 coastal

Transport winds: NW at 15 inland & NW at 15 coastal

Dispersion index: 86 inland & 75 coastal

 

RIVER LEVELS:

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

Yellow/Milligan: 4.43 feet (F)

Blackwater/Baker: 2.66 feet (F)

Shoal/SR 85, Crestview: 5.83 feet (F)

Shoal/Mossy Head: 7.58 feet (F)

 

SUN / MOON DATA:

Sunrise: 6:57 am

Sunset:  6:54 pm

Moonset:  4:25 p.m. Today

Moonrise: 5:57 a.m. Tomorrow

Moon Phase: Waning 8%

Okaloosa County Emergency Management

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