Tropical Storm Fay: North FL Local Statement

TROPICAL STORM FAY LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
635 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...CENTER OF FAY NEAR GAINESVILLE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS
CONTINUE ALONG PARTS OF THE FLORIDA AND GEORGIA COASTS...

...A TROPICAL STORM WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FLORIDA BIG BEND
COAST...

...A TROPICAL STORM WATCHES CONTINUES FOR THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
COAST...

.AT 500 AM EDT...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FAY WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 29.6 NORTH...LONGITUDE 82.2 WEST OR NEAR GAINESVILLE
FLORIDA. THIS POSITION IS ALSO ABOUT 65 MILES...EAST-NORTHEAST OF
CEDAR KEY FLORIDA.

FAY IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 6 MPH...AND THIS GENERAL
MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. ON THE
FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF FAY IS EXPECTED TO CROSS THE
NORTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA TODAY...THEN MOVE NEAR OR OVER THE
COAST OF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 50 MPH...WITH HIGHER GUSTS.
GRADUAL WEAKENING IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS... BUT FAY
IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN A TROPICAL STORM INTO SATURDAY.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 140 MILES...
220 KM MAINLY TO THE EAST OF THE CENTER. SEVERAL STATIONS IN THE
JACKSONVILLE AREA HAVE REPORTED WIND GUSTS OF 55 TO 60 MPH...
DURING THE PAST FEW HOURS.

THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 995 MB OR 29.38 INCHES.
GAINESVILLE RECENTLY REPORTED A PRESSURE OF 996.1 MB OR 29.41
INCHES.

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FRANKLIN-JEFFERSON-WAKULLA-TAYLOR-DIXIE-
635 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
SATURDAY...
...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL BIG
BEND COUNTIES.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES OR MARINE AREAS:

FRANKLIN...JEFFERSON...WAKULLA...TAYLOR...DIXIE.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL BIG
BEND COUNTIES.

A FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING.

..PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WILL MOVE WESTWARD OVER NORTH FLORIDA TODAY
...APPROACHING THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY THIS EVENING. WHILE FAY
MAY ONLY BE A WEAK TROPICAL STORM OVER APALACHEE BAY...THERE IS
THE POTENTIAL FOR WINDS OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WHICH COULD CAUSE
SOME POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA. THUS MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ON HAND
NON- PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS...LIKE CANNED GOODS AND BOTTLED WATER.
MAKE SURE YOU HAVE AN EXTRA SUPPLY OF ANY PRESCRIPTION MEDICINES
IN CASE OF SHORTAGES FOLLOWING THE STORM. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE HOMES.
SECURE LIGHTWEIGHT ITEMS...LIKE GARBAGE CANS AND PATIO FURNITURE.
THESE ITEMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE MOVED BY THE WIND AND
COULD CAUSE DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES DURING THE STORM.

THERE IS ALSO THE POTENTIAL OF CONSIDERABLE FLOODING FROM THIS
STORM. IF YOU LIVE IN A LOW LYING AREA MAKE PREPARATIONS TO MOVE
TO HIGHER GROUND. IF NECESSARY...SECURE SANDBAGS TO PROTECT YOUR
PROPERTY.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...

OFFSHORE WINDS AHEAD OF TROPICAL STORM FAY WILL PREVENT ANY
INCREASES IN STORM TIDE LEVELS ALONG THE COAST TODAY.
HOWEVER...ONSHORE WINDS IN THE WAKE OF FAY MAY PRODUCE STORM TIDES
THAT ARE 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TONIGHT AND SATURDAY... AND THESE
TIDES COULD CAUSE SOME MINOR FLOODING DUE TO HIGH ASTRONOMICAL
TIDES.

THE FOLLOWING ARE TIDE PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY AND SATURDAY.

STEINHATCHEE RIVER ENTRANCE

FRI: 12:32 PM EDT...0.4 L
6:50 PM EDT...3.2 H

SAT: 12:08 AM EDT...1.8 L
6:08 AM EDT...4.3 H
1:39 PM EDT...0.5 L
8:16 PM EDT...2.9 H

ST MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE
FRI: 12:38 PM EDT...0.3 L
7:08 PM EDT...3.1 H

SAT:12:17 AM EDT...1.6 L
6:12 AM EDT...4.0 H
1:47 PM EDT...0.4 L
8:33 PM EDT...2.8 H

AUCILLA RIVER
FRI: 12:50 PM EDT...0.4 L
6:54 PM EDT...2.7 H

SAT: 12:26 AM EDT...1.6 L
6:12 AM EDT...3.7 H
1:57 PM EDT...0.5 L
8:20 PM EDT...2.5 H

SUWANNEE RIVER ENTRANCE
FRI: 12:50 PM EDT...0.4 L
6:54 PM EDT...2.7 H

SAT: 12:26 AM EDT...1.6 L
6:12 AM EDT...3.7 H
1:57 PM EDT...0.5 L
8:20 PM EDT...2.5 H

...WINDS...

AS TROPICAL STORM FAY CONTINUES TO MOVE ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA
TOWARD THE BIG BEND...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THESE WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHT
WEIGHT OBJECTS...LIKE GARBAGE CANS OR PATIO FURNITURE...MAY BECOME
PROJECTILES...CAUSING ADDITIONAL DAMAGE. SOME POWER POLES OR
ELECTRICAL WIRES WILL BE BLOWN DOWN...CREATING LOCALIZED POWER
OUTAGES.

WITH A TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING IN EFFECT...NOW IS THE TIME TO
PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY BY SECURING LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS THAT MAY BE
PICKED UP BY THE WIND.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE DOMINANT THREAT FROM
TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS 10 TO 12 INCHES. THIS WILL LIKELY CAUSE MODERATE FLOODING
OF LOW LYING AREAS. RIVERINE FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN THE DAYS AHEAD
AS HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURRING OVER THE COASTAL BIG BEND.

...TORNADOES...

AN ISOLATED TORNADO THREAT EXISTS FOR TODAY AND SATURDAY AS FAY
MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 1 PM EDT TODAY...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

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GADSDEN-LEON-MADISON-LIBERTY-LAFAYETTE-
635 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

...NEW INFORMATION...

A TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE INLAND
BIG BEND COUNTIES.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES OR MARINE AREAS:

GADSDEN...LEON...MADISON...LIBERTY...LAFAYETTE.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE INLAND
BIG BEND COUNTIES.

A FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.

..PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WILL MOVE WESTWARD OVER NORTH FLORIDA TODAY
...APPROACHING THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY THIS EVENING. WHILE FAY
MAY ONLY BE A WEAK TROPICAL STORM OVER APALACHEE BAY...THERE IS
THE POTENTIAL FOR WINDS OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WHICH COULD CAUSE
SOME POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA. THUS MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ON HAND
NON- PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS...LIKE CANNED GOODS AND BOTTLED WATER.
MAKE SURE YOU HAVE AN EXTRA SUPPLY OF ANY PRESCRIPTION MEDICINES
IN CASE OF SHORTAGES FOLLOWING THE STORM. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE HOMES.
SECURE LIGHTWEIGHT ITEMS...LIKE GARBAGE CANS AND PATIO FURNITURE.
THESE ITEMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE MOVED BY THE WIND AND
COULD CAUSE DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES DURING THE STORM.

THERE IS ALSO THE POTENTIAL OF CONSIDERABLE FLOODING FROM THIS
STORM. IF YOU LIVE IN A LOW LYING AREA MAKE PREPARATIONS TO MOVE
TO HIGHER GROUND. IF NECESSARY...SECURE SANDBAGS TO PROTECT YOUR
PROPERTY.

...WINDS...

AS TROPICAL STORM FAY CONTINUES TO MOVE ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA
TOWARD THE BIG BEND...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THESE WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHT
WEIGHT OBJECTS...LIKE GARBAGE CANS OR PATIO FURNITURE...MAY BECOME
PROJECTILES...CAUSING ADDITIONAL DAMAGE. SOME POWER POLES OR
ELECTRICAL WIRES WILL BE BLOWN DOWN...CREATING LOCALIZED POWER
OUTAGES.

WITH A TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING IN EFFECT...NOW IS THE TIME TO
PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY BY SECURING LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS THAT MAY BE
PICKED UP BY THE WIND.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE DOMINANT THREAT FROM
TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS 8 TO 1O INCHES. THIS WILL LIKELY CAUSE MODERATE FLOODING
OF LOW LYING AREAS. RIVERINE FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN THE DAYS AHEAD
AS HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURRING OVER THE INLAND BIG BEND INTO THE
RIVERS.

...TORNADOES...

AN ISOLATED TORNADO THREAT EXISTS FOR TODAY AND SATURDAY AS FAY
MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 1 PM TODAY...OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS
WARRANT.

$$

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APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
635 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS
OF THE FLORIDA BIG BEND.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES OR MARINE AREAS:

INDIAN PASS TO THE MOUTH OF THE SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS
OF THE FLORIDA BIG BEND.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF TROPICAL STORM
FAY AND REMAIN IN PORT TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY UNTIL FAY DEPARTS
THE AREA. WINDS OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WILL LIKELY CREATE HIGH
SEAS AND DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR BOATERS.

...TORNADOES...

DEPENDING ON THE EXACT TRACK OF FAY...AN ISOLATED TORNADO
THREAT MAY EXIST ACROSS THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY ON
TODAY.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 1 PM EDT TODAY...OR SOONER
IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

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QUITMAN-CLAY-RANDOLPH-CALHOUN-TERRELL-DOUGHERTY-LEE-WORTH-TURNER-
TIFT-BEN HILL-IRWIN-EARLY-MILLER-BAKER-MITCHELL-COLQUITT-COOK-
BERRIEN-SEMINOLE-DECATUR-GRADY-THOMAS-BROOKS-LOWNDES-LANIER-
635 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2008

..TROPICAL STORM FAY MOVING THROUGH INLAND NORTHEAST FLORIDA...
...FAY TO BRING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS TO THE REGION...

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WILL CONTINUE MOVING INLAND ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA
AND APPROACH THE COASTAL WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY THIS EVENING.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES OR MARINE AREAS:

QUITMAN...CLAY...RANDOLPH...CALHOUN...TERRELL...DOUGHERTY...
LEE...WORTH...TURNER...TIFT...BEN HILL...IRWIN...EARLY...
MILLER...BAKER...MITCHELL...COLQUITT...COOK...BERRIEN...
SEMINOLE...DECATUR...GRADY...THOMAS...BROOKS...LOWNDES...LANIER.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA FROM LATE THURSDAY
NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE MAIN THREAT FROM FAY WILL BE THE POTENTIAL OF CONSIDERABLE
FLOODING. THIS THREAT IS GREATEST IN NORTH FLORIDA AND IN THE SOUTH
GEORGIA COUNTIES CLOSE TO THE FLORIDA BORDER. IF YOU LIVE IN A LOW
LYING AREA...MAKE PREPARATIONS TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IF
FLOODING OCCURS. IF NECESSARY...SECURE SANDBAGS TO PROTECT YOUR
PROPERTY.

...WINDS...

SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY. SOME OF THE STRONGER RAIN BANDS MAY PRODUCE WIND GUSTS UP
TO 40 MPH...OR MINIMAL TROPICAL STORM FORCE IN THE AFTERNOON
HOURS.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE DOMINANT THREAT FROM
TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 6 TO 8 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE SOUTH GEORGIA
COUNTIES NEAR THE FLORIDA BORDER. RAINFALL AMOUNTS FURTHER NORTH
INTO SOUTH CENTRAL GEORGIA WILL BE 3 TO 6 INCHES. THIS WILL
LIKELY CAUSE MODERATE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS...ESPECIALLY
WHERE HEAVIER RAINFALL OCCURS. RIVER FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN THE
DAYS AHEAD AS HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURRING OVER SOUTH GEORGIA FILTERS
DOWN INTO THE RIVERS.

...TORNADOES...

AN ISOLATED TORNADO THREAT EXISTS FOR TODAY AND SATURDAY AS FAY
MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 1 PM EDT TODAY ...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

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COFFEE-DALE-HENRY-GENEVA-HOUSTON-
535 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...TROPICAL STORM FAY MOVING THROUGH INLAND NORTHEAST FLORIDA...
...FAY TO BRING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS TO THE REGION...

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WILL CONTINUE MOVING INLAND ACROSS NORTH
FLORIDA AND APPROACH THE COASTAL WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY ON TODAY
EVENING.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES OR MARINE AREAS:

COFFEE...DALE...HENRY...GENEVA...HOUSTON.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA FROM TODAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE MAIN THREAT FROM FAY WILL BE THE POTENTIAL OF CONSIDERABLE
FLOODING. THIS THREAT IS GREATEST IN THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
AND EXTREME SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST ALABAMA. IF YOU LIVE
IN A LOW LYING AREA...MAKE PREPARATIONS TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND
IF FLOODING OCCURS. IF NECESSARY...SECURE SANDBAGS TO PROTECT YOUR
PROPERTY.

...WINDS...

SUSTAINED WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE
ACROSS THE REGION ON THIS EVENING. SOME OF THE STRONGER RAIN BANDS
MAY PRODUCE WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH...OR MINIMAL TROPICAL STORM
FORCE IN THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE DOMINANT THREAT FROM
TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN
EXCESS OF 10 INCHES NEAR THE GULF COAST WITH 8 TO 10 INCHES ALONG
THE INTERSTATE 10 CORRIDOR. AMOUNTS OF 6 TO 8 INCHES WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN THE SOUTHEAST ALABAMA COUNTIES NEAR THE FLORIDA
BORDER. RAINFALL AMOUNTS FURTHER NORTH INTO SOUTHEAST ALABAMA WILL
BE AROUND 4 TO 6 INCHES. THIS WILL LIKELY CAUSE MODERATE FLOODING
OF LOW LYING AREAS...ESPECIALLY WHERE HEAVIER RAINFALL OCCURS.
RIVER FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN THE DAYS AHEAD AS HEAVY RAINFALL
OCCURRING OVER SOUTH ALABAMA FILTERS DOWN INTO THE RIVERS.

...TORNADOES...

AN ISOLATED TORNADO THREAT EXISTS FOR THIS EVENING AND SATURDAY
AS FAY MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 1 PM EDT TODAY...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

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COASTAL WALTON-BAY-GULF-
535 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...
...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE IMMEDIATE
COASTAL AREAS BETWEEN INDIAN PASS AND DESTIN. A TROPICAL STORM
WIND WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR INLAND AREAS OF THE COASTAL COUNTIES
OF THE PANHANDLE.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES OR MARINE AREAS:

COASTAL WALTON...BAY...GULF.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR COASTAL AREAS OF THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE FROM INDIAN PASS WESTWARD TO DESTIN.

A TROPICAL STORM WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR INLAND AREAS OF
THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE COASTAL COUNTIES.

A FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA FROM TODAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

..PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WILL MOVE WESTWARD OVER NORTH FLORIDA TODAY
...APPROACHING THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY THIS EVENING. WHILE FAY
MAY ONLY BE A WEAK TROPICAL STORM OVER APALACHEE BAY...THERE IS
THE POTENTIAL FOR WINDS OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WHICH COULD CAUSE
SOME POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA. THUS MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ON HAND
NON- PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS...LIKE CANNED GOODS AND BOTTLED WATER.
MAKE SURE YOU HAVE AN EXTRA SUPPLY OF ANY PRESCRIPTION MEDICINES
IN CASE OF SHORTAGES FOLLOWING THE STORM. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE HOMES.
SECURE LIGHTWEIGHT ITEMS...LIKE GARBAGE CANS AND PATIO FURNITURE.
THESE ITEMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE MOVED BY THE WIND AND
COULD CAUSE DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES DURING THE STORM.

THERE IS ALSO THE POTENTIAL OF CONSIDERABLE FLOODING FROM THIS
STORM. IF YOU LIVE IN A LOW LYING AREA MAKE PREPARATIONS TO MOVE
TO HIGHER GROUND. IF NECESSARY...SECURE SANDBAGS TO PROTECT YOUR
PROPERTY.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...

OFFSHORE WINDS AHEAD OF TROPICAL STORM FAY WILL PREVENT ANY
INCREASES IN STORM TIDE LEVELS ALONG THE COAST TODAY. HOWEVER
...ONSHORE WINDS IN THE WAKE OF FAY MAY PRODUCE STORM TIDES THAT
ARE 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TONIGHT AND SATURDAY...AND THESE
TIDES COULD CAUSE SOME MINOR FLOODING DUE TO HIGH ASTRONOMICAL
TIDES.

...WINDS...

AS TROPICAL STORM FAY CONTINUES TO MOVE ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA
TOWARD THE PANHANDLE WATERS...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR TROPICAL
STORM FORCE WINDS...WITH HIGHER GUSTS...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE COAST.
THESE WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE
HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHT WEIGHT OBJECTS...LIKE GARBAGE CANS OR PATIO
FURNITURE...MAY BECOME PROJECTILES...CAUSING ADDITIONAL DAMAGE.
SOME POWER POLES OR ELECTRICAL WIRES WILL BE BLOWN DOWN...CREATING
LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES.

WITH A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT...NOW IS THE TIME TO
PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY BY SECURING LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS THAT MAY BE
PICKED UP BY THE WIND.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE DOMINANT THREAT FROM
TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 10 INCHES ACROSS COASTAL AREAS. THIS WILL
LIKELY CAUSE MODERATE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS. RIVERINE FLOODING
MAY OCCUR IN THE DAYS AHEAD AS HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURRING OVER SOUTHERN
ALABAMA FILTERS DOWN INTO THE RIVERS NEAR THE COAST.

...TORNADOES...

AN ISOLATED TORNADO THREAT EXISTS FOR TODAY AND SATURDAY AS FAY
MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 1 PM TODAY...OR SOONER IF CONDITIONS
WARRANT.

$$

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INLAND WALTON-HOLMES-WASHINGTON-JACKSON-CALHOUN-
535 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING...

...NEW INFORMATION...

A TROPICAL STORM WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE INLAND
PANHANDLE COUNTIES.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES OR MARINE AREAS:

INLAND WALTON...HOLMES...WASHINGTON...JACKSON...CALHOUN.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE INLAND
PANHANDLE COUNTIES.

A FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING.

..PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WILL MOVE WESTWARD OVER NORTH FLORIDA TODAY
...APPROACHING THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY THIS EVENING. WHILE FAY
MAY ONLY BE A WEAK TROPICAL STORM OVER APALACHEE BAY...THERE IS
THE POTENTIAL FOR WINDS OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WHICH COULD CAUSE
SOME POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA. THUS MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ON HAND
NON- PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS...LIKE CANNED GOODS AND BOTTLED WATER.
MAKE SURE YOU HAVE AN EXTRA SUPPLY OF ANY PRESCRIPTION MEDICINES
IN CASE OF SHORTAGES FOLLOWING THE STORM. TROPICAL STORM FORCE
WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE HOMES.
SECURE LIGHTWEIGHT ITEMS...LIKE GARBAGE CANS AND PATIO FURNITURE.
THESE ITEMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BE MOVED BY THE WIND AND
COULD CAUSE DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES DURING THE STORM.

THERE IS ALSO THE POTENTIAL OF CONSIDERABLE FLOODING FROM THIS
STORM. IF YOU LIVE IN A LOW LYING AREA MAKE PREPARATIONS TO MOVE
TO HIGHER GROUND. IF NECESSARY...SECURE SANDBAGS TO PROTECT YOUR
PROPERTY.

...WINDS...

AS TROPICAL STORM FAY CONTINUES TO MOVE ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA
TOWARD THE INLAND PANHANDLE...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR TROPICAL
STORM FORCE WINDS...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. THESE WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE HOMES. UNSECURED LIGHT
WEIGHT OBJECTS...LIKE GARBAGE CANS OR PATIO FURNITURE...MAY BECOME
PROJECTILES...CAUSING ADDITIONAL DAMAGE. SOME POWER POLES OR
ELECTRICAL WIRES WILL BE BLOWN DOWN...CREATING LOCALIZED POWER
OUTAGES.

WITH A TROPICAL STORM WIND WATCH IN EFFECT...NOW IS THE TIME TO
PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY BY SECURING LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS THAT MAY BE
PICKED UP BY THE WIND.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE DOMINANT THREAT FROM
TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS 6 TO 10 INCHES ACROSS INLAND AREAS. THIS WILL LIKELY
CAUSE MODERATE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS. RIVERINE FLOODING MAY
OCCUR IN THE DAYS AHEAD AS HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURRING OVER THE
INLAND PANHANDLE INTO THE RIVERS.

...TORNADOES...

AN ISOLATED TORNADO THREAT EXISTS FOR TODAY AND SATURDAY AS FAY
MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 1 PM EDT TODAY...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
635 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT...

...NEW INFORMATION...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WATERS OF THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES OR MARINE AREAS:

WATERS FROM INDIAN PASS TO DESTIN FL OUT TO 60 NM.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WATERS OF THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF TROPICAL STORM
FAY AND REMAIN IN PORT TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY UNTIL FAY DEPARTS
THE AREA. WINDS OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WILL LIKELY CREATE HIGH
SEAS AND DANGEROUS CONDITIONS FOR BOATERS.

...TORNADOES...

DEPENDING ON THE EXACT TRACK OF FAY...AN ISOLATED TORNADO
THREAT MAY EXIST ACROSS THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY TODAY.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 1 PM EDT TODAY...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.


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