Daily Situation Report

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Date:  July 20, 2017

 

ROAD CLOSURES:

No new closures reported.

 

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK:

Gusty winds, frequent lightning, and locally heavy rains will be possible with the stronger thunderstorms that develop today into this evening.

Heat indices of 102 to 107 are expected today, with a few localities seeing heat indices rising into the 107 to 110 degree range.

 

TROPICAL FORECAST:

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.                                            

 

GENERAL WEATHER OUTLOOK:

Today:  A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.

Tonight:  A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Friday:  A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Friday Night:  A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

 

MARINE FORECAST:

Today:  Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tonight:  Southwest winds 8 to 13 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Friday:  Northwest winds 8 to 13 knots becoming south 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Friday Night:  South winds 8 to 13 knots becoming southwest. Seas around 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

 

SURF FORECAST:

Rip Current Hazard: Low

 

Surf Temperature: 87 degrees

PENSACOLA PASS

High 1.3 feet 7:17 AM / Low -0.2 feet 7:07 PM / High 1.4 feet 8:09 AM

Tide Range is 1.6 feet

 

NAVARRE BEACH

High 1.7 feet 6:25 AM / Low -0.2 feet 5:49 PM / High 1.8 feet 7:11 AM

Tide Range is 2.0 feet

 

EAST PASS (DESTIN)

High 0.8 feet 8:07 AM / Low -0.1 feet 7:07 PM / High 0.9 feet 8:59 AM

Tide Range is 1.0 feet

 

FIRE WEATHER:

KBDI drought index for previous day: 90

Humidity: 50 inland & 56 coastal

Mixing height: 6900 inland & 4800 coastal

Transport winds: N at 7 inland & N at 8 coastal

Dispersion index: 52 inland & 36 coastal

 

RIVER LEVELS:

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

Yellow/Milligan: 5.31 feet (R)

Blackwater/Baker: 3.35 feet (F)

Shoal/SR 85, Crestview: 7.18 feet (R)

Shoal/Mossy Head: 8.40 feet (F)

 

SUN / MOON DATA:

Sunrise: 5:58 am

Sunset: 7:48 pm

Moonrise: 3:08 a.m.

Moonset:  5:10 p.m.

Moon phase: Waning 11%

 

Okaloosa County Emergency Management