Tropical Storm Fay: North FL Local Statement

TROPICAL STORM FAY LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
602 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...FAY CONTINUING HER SLOW TREK ACROSS NORTHERN FLORIDA...

.AT 500 PM EDT THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FAY WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 29.8 NORTH...LONGITUDE 83.2 WEST OR ABOUT 50 MILES NORTH
OF CEDAR KEY FLORIDA AND ABOUT 110 MILES EAST OF APALACHICOLA
FLORIDA.

FAY IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 6 MPH. ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...THE CENTER OF FAY IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE CROSSING THE
NORTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA TONIGHT AND THEN MOVE NEAR OR OVER THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE ON SATURDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. LITTLE
CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS FORECAST DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 115 MILES.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 997 MB...29.44 INCHES.

STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS IS
POSSIBLE IN THE WARNING AREA ALONG THE FLORIDA GULF COAST IN
AREAS OF ONSHORE WINDS.

FAY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO
10 INCHES ACROSS THE NORTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA...THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE....SOUTHERN GEORGIA...SOUTHERN ALABAMA...AND SOUTHERN
MISSISSIPPI...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 15 INCHES
POSSIBLE.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT OVER PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN FLORIDA...SOUTHERN GEORGIA...AND SOUTHERN SOUTH CAROLINA.

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INLAND WALTON-HOLMES-JACKSON-
502 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WATCH IS CANCELLED...
...OCCASIONAL GUSTY WINDS AND VERY HEAVY RAIN STILL EXPECTED...

...NEW INFORMATION...

THE TROPICAL STORM WIND WATCH HAS BEEN CANCELLED AS IT APPEARS
THAT TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WILL LIKELY NOT OCCUR IN THE AREA.
HOWEVER...GUSTY WINDS UP TO 35 MPH WILL CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE
THROUGHOUT THE DURATION OF FAY.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

INLAND WALTON...HOLMES...JACKSON.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WILL MOVE WESTWARD OVER NORTH FLORIDA THIS
AFTERNOON AND MOVE OVER THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY TONIGHT. FAY
WILL MOVE OVER THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE COAST ON SATURDAY. WHILE FAY
MAY ONLY BE A WEAK TROPICAL STORM AS IT NEARS THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE...GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY RAINFALL ARE STILL EXPECTED.

THERE IS 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...

GUSTY WINDS WILL OCCUR IN RAINBANDS ASSOCIATED WITH FAY. EVEN
THOUGH TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE NOT EXPECTED...WINDS OF 30
TO 35 MPH MAY DOWN A FEW LIMBS FROM WEAKER TREES.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE DOMINANT THREAT FROM
TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS 6 TO 8 INCHES. THIS WILL LIKELY CAUSE MODERATE FLOODING OF
LOW LYING AREAS. RIVERINE FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN THE DAYS AHEAD AS
HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURRING OVER AREAS TO THE NORTH.

...TORNADOES...

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

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 12 AM EDT SATURDAY...OR SOONER
IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.

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COASTAL WALTON-BAY-GULF-
502 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
SATURDAY FOR INLAND AREAS AWAY FROM THE IMMEDIATE COAST...
...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE IMMEDIATE COAST...

...NEW INFORMATION...

FAY IS CONTINUING TO MOVE WEST TOWARD THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE. FAY
WILL BE MOVING OVER THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY THIS EVENING. NO
SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS ANTICIPATED. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT ACROSS THE
AREA.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

COASTAL WALTON...BAY...GULF.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL AREAS.

A TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR INLAND AREAS AWAY
FROM THE IMMEDIATE COAST.

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE REGION FROM FRIDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WILL MOVE WESTWARD OVER NORTH FLORIDA THIS
AFTERNOON AND APPROACH THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY THIS EVENING.
WHILE FAY MAY ONLY BE A WEAK TROPICAL STORM WHEN IT REACHES THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE ON SATURDAY...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR WINDS
OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WHICH COULD CAUSE SOME POWER OUTAGES IN
THE AREA. 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 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. THIS
COMBINING WITH THE TIDE CYCLE MAY PRODUCE A MAXIMUM TOTAL STORM
TIDE OF 2 TO 4 FEET IN SOME LOCATIONS...ESPECIALLY EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING.

A SIGNIFICANT STORM SURGE AT THIS TIME IS NOT EXPECTED. TIDES WILL
LIKELY RUN 1 TO 2 FEET ABOVE NORMAL ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AS FAY
MOVES THROUGH THE REGION.

HERE ARE SOME TIDE TIMES FROM SELECTED LOCATIONS IN THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE...

PANAMA CITY AT SAINT ANDREWS BAY...

FRIDAY...12:20 PM CDT...LOW TIDE.

SATURDAY...2:41 AM CDT...HIGH TIDE...207 PM CDT...LOW TIDE.

DESTIN

FRIDAY...12:57 PM CDT...LOW TIDE.

SATURDAY...305 AM CDT...HIGH TIDE...244 PM CDT...LOW TIDE.

...WINDS...

TROPICAL STORM FAY CONTINUES TO MOVE ACROSS NORTH FLORIDA INTO THE
FLORIDA BIG BEND. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL THAT FAY WILL PRODUCE
TROPICAL STORM FORCE GUSTS ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COASTAL AREAS ON
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AS THE CENTER MOVES WEST. THESE WINDS ARE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE HOMES. SOME
POWER POLES OR ELECTRICAL WIRES WILL BE BLOWN DOWN...CREATING
LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES.

WITH A TROPICAL STORM 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 6 TO 8 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 SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AS FAY
MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 12 AM EDT SATURDAY...OR SOONER
IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.

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WASHINGTON-CALHOUN-
502 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
SATURDAY...

...NEW INFORMATION...

FAY IS CONTINUING TO MOVE WEST TOWARD THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE. FAY
WILL BE MOVING OVER THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY THIS EVENING. NO
SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN STRENGTH IS ANTICIPATED. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT ACROSS THE
AREA.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

WASHINGTON...CALHOUN.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR INLAND AREAS AWAY
FROM THE IMMEDIATE COAST.

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE REGION FROM FRIDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WILL MOVE WESTWARD OVER NORTH FLORIDA THIS
AFTERNOON AND APPROACH THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY THIS EVENING.
WHILE FAY MAY ONLY BE A WEAK TROPICAL STORM WHEN IT REACHES THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE ON SATURDAY...THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR WINDS
OF TROPICAL STORM FORCE WHICH COULD CAUSE SOME POWER OUTAGES IN
THE AREA. 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 BE
MOVED BY THE STORM. 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 6 TO 8 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 SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AS FAY
MOVES ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 12 AM EDT SATURDAY...OR SOONER
IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

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FRANKLIN-JEFFERSON-WAKULLA-TAYLOR-DIXIE-
602 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
SATURDAY FOR INLAND AREAS AWAY FROM THE IMMEDIATE COAST...
...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE IMMEDIATE COAST...

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY CONTINUES MOVING WESTWARD ACROSS THE FLORIDA
BIG BEND WITH HEAVY RAINFALL MOVING INTO THE CENTRAL AND WESTERN
SECTIONS OF THE FLORIDA BIG BEND.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

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

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS ALONG THE
IMMEDIATE COAST.

A TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS AWAY FROM THE
IMMEDIATE COAST.

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE AREA 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. 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 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE MEAN LOWER LOW WATER. THIS COMBINING
WITH THE TIDE CYCLE MAY PRODUCE A MAXIMUM TOTAL STORM TIDE OF 2 TO
4 FEET IN SOME LOCATIONS...ESPECIALLY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THE
MAXIMUM STORM TIDE OF 4 FEET IS MOST LIKELY IN WAKULLA COUNTY.

THE FOLLOWING ARE TIDE PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY AND SATURDAY.

STEINHATCHEE RIVER ENTRANCE

FRIDAY...HIGH TIDE AT 6:50 PM EDT.

SATURDAY...LOW TIDE AT 12:08 AM EDT. HIGH TIDE AT 6:08 AM
EDT...LOW TIDE AT 1:39 PM EDT. HIGH TIDE AT 8:16 PM EDT.

ST MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE

FRIDAY...HIGH TIDE AT 7:08 PM EDT

SATURDAY...LOW TIDE AT 12:17 AM EDT...HIGH TIDE AT 6:12 AM
EDT...LOW TIDE AT 1:47 PM EDT...HIGH TIDE AT 8:33 PM EDT

AUCILLA RIVER

FRIDAY...HIGH TIDE AT 6:54 PM EDT.

SATURDAY...LOW TIDE AT 12:26 AM EDT...HIGH TIDE AT 6:12 AM
EDT...LOW TIDE AT 1:57 PM EDT...HIGH TIDE AT 8:20 PM EDT.

SUWANNEE RIVER ENTRANCE

FRIDAY...HIGH TIDE 6:54 PM EDT.

SATURDAY...LOW TIDE AT 12:26 AM EDT...HIGH TIDE AT 6:12 AM
EDT...LOW TIDE AT 1:57 PM EDT...HIGH TIDE AT 8:20 PM EDT.

...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 BE
MOVED BY THE STORM. 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 6 TO 8 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 12 AM EDT SATURDAY...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

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GADSDEN-LEON-MADISON-LIBERTY-LAFAYETTE-
602 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2008

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

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY IS MOVING THROUGH THE FLORIDA BIG BEND AND
NEARING THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY. TROPICAL STORM FORCE GUSTS
ARE OCCURRING OVER THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES.

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 THIS
EVENING AND OVER THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY TONIGHT. 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. 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 OF 8 TO 10 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 12 AM SATURDAY...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-
602 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2008

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

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE OCCURRING OVER THE WATERS OF
APALACHEE BAY. MARINERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

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

APALACHICOLA TO THE SUWANNEE RIVER ENTRANCE OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL
MILES.

...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.

...WINDS...

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE ALREADY OCCURRING OVER THE WATERS.
SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 TO 45 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS ARE LIKELY
THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT AS THE CENTER OF FAY MOVES
CLOSER TO THE WATERS. MARINERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT.

...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 12 AM EDT SATURDAY...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-
602 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2008

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

...NEW INFORMATION...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR THE COASTAL WATERS
OF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING MARINE AREAS...COASTAL WATERS OF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE
BETWEEN APALACHICOLA AND DESTIN OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT.

...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.

...WINDS...

SUSTAINED WINDS UP TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE CAN BE EXPECTED ON
SATURDAY AS THE CENTER OF FAY APPROACHES THE REGION FROM THE EAST.

...TORNADOES...

A LOW TORNADO THREAT WILL DEVELOP ON SATURDAY AS FAY MOVES ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 12 AM EDT SATURDAY...OR SOONER
IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.

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WORTH-TURNER-TIFT-BEN HILL-IRWIN-COLQUITT-COOK-BERRIEN-BROOKS-
LOWNDES-LANIER-
602 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...HEAVY RAINFALL TO CONTINUE AS FAY CONTINUES TO MOVE SLOWLY TO
THE WEST...

...NEW INFORMATION...

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE WITH GUSTY WINDS POSSIBLE
ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA THROUGHOUT THE EVENING HOURS. THE TORNADO
WATCH HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 10 PM EDT.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

WORTH...TURNER...TIFT...BEN HILL...IRWIN...COLQUITT...COOK...
BERRIEN...BROOKS...LOWNDES...LANIER.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT.

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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 OVERNIGHT AND INTO
SATURDAY.

...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 12 AM EDT SATURDAY...OR SOONER
IF CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

GAZ120>126-142>145-155>158-230430-
/O.CON.KTAE.HU.S.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
QUITMAN-CLAY-RANDOLPH-CALHOUN-TERRELL-DOUGHERTY-LEE-EARLY-MILLER-
BAKER-MITCHELL-SEMINOLE-DECATUR-GRADY-THOMAS-
602 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE AS FAY MOVES SLOWLY WESTWARD...

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY WILL GRADUALLY MOVE WESTWARD INTO APALACHEE BAY
TONIGHT. BANDS OF HEAVIER SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE
REGION.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

QUITMAN...CLAY...RANDOLPH...CALHOUN...TERRELL...DOUGHERTY...
LEE...EARLY...MILLER...BAKER...MITCHELL...SEMINOLE...DECATUR...
GRADY...THOMAS.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT 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 AT 12 AM EDT SATURDAY...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

ALZ065>069-230430-
/O.CON.KTAE.HU.S.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COFFEE-DALE-HENRY-GENEVA-HOUSTON-
502 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2008

...FAY MOVING SLOWLY WESTWARD...
...HEAVY RAINFALL APPROACHING SOUTHEAST ALABAMA...

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY IS NEARING THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY.
HEAVY RAINFALL IS NOT FAR FROM SOUTHEAST ALABAMA. HEAVIER
RAINFALL WILL LIKELY APPROACH LATER TONIGHT.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

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

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM THIS 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
AROUND 6 TO 8 INCHES 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 12 AM EDT SATURDAY...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.


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