Tropical Storm Fay: North FL Local Statement

TROPICAL STORM FAY LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1205 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2008

...RAINBANDS OF FAY DUMPING TREMENDOUS RAINFALL ACROSS THE REGION...

.AT 1100 AM EDT THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FAY WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 30.1 NORTH...LONGITUDE 85.6 WEST OR ABOUT 100 MILES EAST
SOUTHEAST OF PENSACOLA FLORIDA.

FAY IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST NEAR 7 MPH AND THIS MOTION IS
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. ON THE FORECAST
TRACK...FAY WILL BE NEAR OR OVER THE GULF COAST OF THE WESTERN
FLORIDA PANHANDLE TODAY AND TONIGHT...AND NEAR OR OVER THE GULF
COAST OF MISSISSIPPI AND ALABAMA ON SUNDAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 45 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. NO
SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN INTENSITY IS EXPECTED DURING THE NEXT 24 TO
36 HOURS.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 90 MILES FROM THE
CENTER MAINLY OVER WATER SOUTH OF THE CENTER.

ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 998 MB...29.47 INCHES.

STORM SURGE FLOODING OF 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS
POSSIBLE IN THE WARNING AREA IN AREAS OF ONSHORE WINDS. ABOVE
NORMAL TIDES ALONG THE GEORGIA AND FLORIDA ATLANTIC COAST SHOULD
SUBSIDE TODAY.

FAY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO
12 INCHES OVER THE NEXT TWO DAYS ACROSS THE WESTERN PORTION OF
THE NORTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA...THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE AND
SOUTHWESTERN GEORGIA...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 20 INCHES
POSSIBLE.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT IN PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN FLORIDA...SOUTHERN GEORGIA...AND SOUTHERN ALABAMA.

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JEFFERSON-WAKULLA-TAYLOR-DIXIE-
1205 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2008

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

...NEW INFORMATION...
A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT. FAY IS CONTINUING TO
DUMP VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE REGION. SOME AREAS IN
JEFFERSON AND TAYLOR COUNTIES WILL EXPERIENCE RAINFALL RATES AS
HIGH AS 4 TO 6 INCHES PER HOUR.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

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

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

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT.

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.

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

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

FOR WARNINGS...SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA PLEASE MONITOR THE LATEST
BROADCAST ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WITH HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING TO FALL OVER THE AREA AND THE THREAT
FOR TORNADOES CONTINUING...RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN INDOORS AND OFF
THE ROADWAYS UNLESS NECESSARY. THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MAKE
FLOODING POSSIBLE. WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE WILL LIKELY
CONTINUE TO CAUSE SOME POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA. TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE
HOMES.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...

DUE TO STRONG ONSHORE WINDS OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS...THE POTENTIAL
EXISTS FOR TIDES TO RUN 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL ALONG THE FLORIDA
BIG BEND COASTLINE. ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 FEET ABOVE
NORMAL WILL BE POSSIBLE AT THE HEAD OF APALACHEE BAY...ALONG THE
COASTLINES OF WAKULLA AND JEFFERSON COUNTY AS SOUTHERLY WINDS PUSH
WATER NORTHWARD TOWARD THE HEAD OF THE BAY. BELOW ARE SELECTED
TIMES OF HIGH AND LOW TIDE IN THE AREA...

STEINHATCHEE RIVER ENTRANCE

TODAY...LOW TIDE AT 1:39 PM EDT. HIGH TIDE AT 8:16 PM EDT.

SUNDAY..LOW TIDE AT 3:34 PM EDT...HIGH 10:31 AM EDT.

ST MARKS RIVER ENTRANCE

TODAY...LOW TIDE AT 1:47 PM EDT...HIGH TIDE AT 8:33 PM EDT

SUNDAY...LOW TIDE AT 3:19 PM EDT...HIGH TIDE AT 10:24 PM EDT.

AUCILLA RIVER

TODAY...LOW TIDE AT 1:57 PM EDT...HIGH TIDE AT 8:20 PM EDT.

SUNDAY...LOW TIDE AT 1:07 AM EDT...HIGH TIDE AT 7:02 AM EDT...
LOW TIDE AT 3:23 PM EDT...HIGH TIDE AT 10:26 PM EDT.

SUWANNEE RIVER ENTRANCE

TODAY...LOW TIDE AT 1:57 PM EDT...HIGH TIDE AT 8:20 PM EDT.

SUNDAY...HIGH TIDE AT 7:06 AM EDT...LOW TIDE AT 3:23 PM EDT...HIGH
TIDE AT 8:24 PM EDT.

...WINDS...

SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WILL
CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE
COAST AND IN THE STRONGER BANDS.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES TO BE THE DOMINANT THREAT
FROM TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS 8 TO 10 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS UP
TO 14 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE AREA. 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...

THE TORNADO THREAT CONTINUES THROUGH TODAY ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 6 PM EDT...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

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FRANKLIN-
1205 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING FOR INLAND AREAS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY...
...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT AT THE COAST...

...NEW INFORMATION...

LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE AS THE CENTER OF
FAY MOVES TO THE WEST THIS AFTERNOON.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

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

FRANKLIN.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.

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

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

FOR WARNINGS...SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA PLEASE MONITOR THE LATEST
BROADCAST ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WITH HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING TO FALL OVER THE AREA AND THE THREAT
FOR TORNADOES CONTINUING...RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN INDOORS AND OFF
THE ROADWAYS UNLESS NECESSARY. THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MAKE
FLOODING POSSIBLE. WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE WILL LIKELY
CONTINUE TO CAUSE SOME POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA. TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE
HOMES.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...

DUE TO STRONG ONSHORE WINDS OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS...THE POTENTIAL
EXISTS FOR TIDES TO RUN 2 TO 4 FEET ABOVE NORMAL ALONG THE FLORIDA
BIG BEND COASTLINE. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH WATER
NORTHWARD INTO THE COASTLINE.

...WINDS...

SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WILL
CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE
COAST AND IN THE STRONGER BANDS.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES TO BE THE DOMINANT THREAT
FROM TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS 8 TO 10 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS UP
TO 14 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE AREA. 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...

THE TORNADO THREAT CONTINUES THROUGH TODAY ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 6 PM EDT...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

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COASTAL WALTON-BAY-GULF-
1105 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2008

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

...NEW INFORMATION...

THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM FAY IS LOCATED JUST WEST OF PANAMA
CITY FLORIDA. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE
EAST THIS AFTERNOON.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

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

COASTAL WALTON...BAY...GULF.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.

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

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

FOR WARNINGS...SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA PLEASE MONITOR THE LATEST
BROADCAST ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WITH HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING TO FALL OVER THE AREA AND THE THREAT
FOR TORNADOES CONTINUING...RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN INDOORS AND OFF
THE ROADWAYS UNLESS NECESSARY. THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MAKE
FLOODING POSSIBLE. WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE WILL LIKELY
CONTINUE TO CAUSE SOME POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA. TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE
HOMES.

...STORM SURGE AND STORM TIDE...

AFTER FAY MOVES TO THE WEST OF THE REGION LATE TONIGHT...ONSHORE
WINDS WILL LIKELY PUSH WATER INTO THE BAYS AND INLETS OF THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE...PARTICULARLY SAINT ANDREWS BAY AT PANAMA CITY.
THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR SOME AREAS TO SEE TIDES RUNNING 2 TO 3
FEET ABOVE NORMAL...ESPECIALLY IN THESE BAYS AROUND THE TIME OF
HIGH TIDE. BELOW ARE THE TIMES OF HIGH AND LOW TIDE AT SAINT
ANDREWS BAY...

TODAY...2:07 PM LOW.

SUNDAY...349 AM HIGH...340 PM LOW.

...WINDS...

SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WILL
CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE
COAST AND IN THE STRONGER BANDS.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES TO BE THE DOMINANT THREAT
FROM TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS 8 TO 10 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS UP
TO 14 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE AREA. 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...

THE TORNADO THREAT CONTINUES THROUGH TODAY ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 6 PM EDT...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

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LEON-MADISON-LAFAYETTE-
1205 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2008

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

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY IS LOCATED NEAR PANAMA CITY. VERY HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE...ESPECIALLY FROM THE AUCILLA RIVER
EASTWARD WHERE THE HEAVIEST RAIN BANDS ARE LOCATED.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

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

LEON...MADISON...LAFAYETTE.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT.

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.

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

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

FOR WARNINGS...SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA PLEASE MONITOR THE LATEST
BROADCAST ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WITH HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING TO FALL OVER THE AREA AND THE THREAT
FOR TORNADOES CONTINUING...RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN INDOORS AND OFF
THE ROADWAYS UNLESS NECESSARY. THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MAKE
FLOODING POSSIBLE. WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE WILL LIKELY
CONTINUE TO CAUSE SOME POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA. TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE
HOMES.

...WINDS...

SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WILL
CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE
COAST AND IN THE STRONGER BANDS.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES TO BE THE DOMINANT THREAT
FROM TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS 8 TO 10 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS UP
TO 14 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE AREA. 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...

THE TORNADO THREAT CONTINUES THROUGH TODAY ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 6 PM EDT...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 SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
1205 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2008

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

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY IS CONTINUING TO MOVE WEST OF THE REGION. HEAVY
RAIN BANDS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ISOLATED TORNADOES OVER
THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING MARINE AREAS...SUWANNEE RIVER TO OCHLOCKONEE RIVER
ENTRANCE OUT TO 20 NAUTICAL MILES.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT.

A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
TROPICAL STORM FAY AND REMAIN IN PORT 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 SATURDAY AS THE CENTER OF FAY MOVES CLOSER TO THE
WATERS. MARINERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT.

...TORNADOES...

ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE TODAY.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 6 PM EDT TODAY...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

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GADSDEN-LIBERTY-
1205 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2008

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

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY IS LOCATED NEAR PANAMA CITY. VERY HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE...ESPECIALLY FROM THE AUCILLA RIVER
EASTWARD WHERE THE HEAVIEST RAIN BANDS ARE LOCATED.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

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

GADSDEN AND LIBERTY.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.

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

FOR WARNINGS...SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA PLEASE MONITOR THE LATEST
BROADCAST ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WITH HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING TO FALL OVER THE AREA AND THE THREAT
FOR TORNADOES CONTINUING...RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN INDOORS AND OFF
THE ROADWAYS UNLESS NECESSARY. THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MAKE
FLOODING POSSIBLE. WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE WILL LIKELY
CONTINUE TO CAUSE SOME POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA. TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE
HOMES.

...WINDS...

SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WILL
CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE
COAST AND IN THE STRONGER BANDS.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES TO BE THE DOMINANT THREAT
FROM TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS 8 TO 10 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS UP
TO 14 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE AREA. 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...

THE TORNADO THREAT CONTINUES THROUGH TODAY ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 6 PM EDT...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

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INLAND WALTON-HOLMES-WASHINGTON-JACKSON-CALHOUN-
1105 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2008

...TROPICAL STORM WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY IS NOW MOVING TO THE WEST JUST NEAR PANAMA CITY
FLORIDA. RAINFALL WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AS THE
HEAVIER RAINBANDS APPROACH THE AREA.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

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

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

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.

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

FOR WARNINGS...SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA PLEASE MONITOR THE LATEST
BROADCAST ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WITH HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING TO FALL OVER THE AREA AND THE THREAT
FOR TORNADOES CONTINUING...RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN INDOORS AND OFF
THE ROADWAYS UNLESS NECESSARY. THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MAKE
FLOODING POSSIBLE. WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE WILL LIKELY
CONTINUE TO CAUSE SOME POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA. TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE
HOMES.

...WINDS...

SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WILL
CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE
COAST AND IN THE STRONGER BANDS.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES TO BE THE DOMINANT THREAT
FROM TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS 8 TO 10 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS UP
TO 14 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE AREA. 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...

THE TORNADO THREAT CONTINUES THROUGH TODAY ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 6 PM EDT...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

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COASTAL WATERS FROM OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO
20 NM-
WATERS FROM SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1205 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2008

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

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY IS CONTINUING TO MOVE WEST OF THE REGION. HEAVY
RAIN BANDS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ISOLATED TORNADOES OVER
THE WATERS OF APALACHEE BAY.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING MARINE AREAS...OCHLOCKONEE RIVER ENTRANCE TO
APALACHICOLA OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL MILES.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
TROPICAL STORM FAY AND REMAIN IN PORT 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 SATURDAY AS THE CENTER OF FAY MOVES CLOSER TO THE
WATERS. MARINERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT.

...TORNADOES...

ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE TODAY.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 6 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-
1205 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2008

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

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY IS NOW MOVING THROUGH THE WATERS OF THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

THIS STATEMENT RECOMMENDS ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN BY PERSONS IN THE
FOLLOWING MARINE AREAS...APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NAUTICAL
MILES.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MARINERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
TROPICAL STORM FAY AND REMAIN IN PORT 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 SATURDAY AS THE CENTER OF FAY MOVES CLOSER TO THE
WATERS. MARINERS SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT.

...TORNADOES...

ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE TODAY.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 6 PM EDT TODAY...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

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MITCHELL-COLQUITT-COOK-BERRIEN-GRADY-THOMAS-BROOKS-LOWNDES-LANIER-
1205 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2008

...RAIN BANDS OF FAY RELENTLESSLY DUMPING HEAVY RAIN ON SOUTH GEORGIA...

...NEW INFORMATION...

TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT TODAY. TROPICAL
STORM FAY CONTINUES TO DUMP VERY HEAVY RAIN ACROSS MUCH OF THE
AREA.

...AREAS AFFECTED...

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

MITCHELL...COLQUITT...COOK...BERRIEN...GRADY...THOMAS...
BROOKS...LOWNDES...LANIER.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE REGION UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.

A TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM EDT TODAY.

FOR WARNINGS...SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA PLEASE MONITOR THE LATEST
BROADCAST ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WITH HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING TO FALL OVER THE AREA AND THE THREAT
FOR TORNADOES CONTINUING...RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN INDOORS AND OFF
THE ROADWAYS UNLESS NECESSARY. THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MAKE
FLOODING POSSIBLE. WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE WILL LIKELY
CONTINUE TO CAUSE SOME POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA. TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE
HOMES.

...WINDS...

SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WILL
CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE
COAST AND IN THE STRONGER BANDS.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES TO BE THE DOMINANT THREAT
FROM TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS 7 TO 9 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS UP TO
12 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE AREA. 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...

THE TORNADO THREAT CONTINUES THROUGH TODAY ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 6 PM EDT...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

GAZ120>131-142>144-155-156-240000-
/O.CON.KTAE.HU.S.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
QUITMAN-CLAY-RANDOLPH-CALHOUN-TERRELL-DOUGHERTY-LEE-WORTH-TURNER-
TIFT-BEN HILL-IRWIN-EARLY-MILLER-BAKER-SEMINOLE-DECATUR-
1205 PM EDT SAT AUG 23 2008

...HEAVY RAIN BANDS FROM FAY TO DUMP VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS
SOUTH GEORGIA...

...NEW INFORMATION...

TROPICAL STORM FAY CONTINUES TO DUMP VERY HEAVY RAIN ACROSS MUCH
OF THE AREA.

...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...SEMINOLE...DECATUR.

...WATCHES/WARNINGS...

A FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE REGION UNTIL LATE TONIGHT.

FOR WARNINGS...SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA PLEASE MONITOR THE LATEST
BROADCAST ON NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WITH HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING TO FALL OVER THE AREA AND THE THREAT
FOR TORNADOES CONTINUING...RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN INDOORS AND OFF
THE ROADWAYS UNLESS NECESSARY. THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MAKE
FLOODING POSSIBLE. WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE WILL LIKELY
CONTINUE TO CAUSE SOME POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA. TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE
HOMES.

...WINDS...

SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WILL
CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE
COAST AND IN THE STRONGER BANDS.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES TO BE THE DOMINANT THREAT
FROM TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS 6 TO 8 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS UP TO
10 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE AREA. 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...

THE TORNADO THREAT CONTINUES THROUGH TODAY ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 6 PM EDT...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.

$$

ALZ065>069-240000-
/O.CON.KTAE.HU.S.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COFFEE-DALE-HENRY-GENEVA-HOUSTON-
1105 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2008

...HEAVY RAINFALL APPROACHING SOUTHEAST ALABAMA...

...NEW INFORMATION...

THE HEAVY RAINBANDS FROM TROPICAL STORM FAY ARE APPROACHING
SOUTHEAST ALABAMA. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA IN THE
NEXT FEW HOURS.

...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 IS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

...PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WITH HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING TO FALL OVER THE AREA AND THE THREAT
FOR TORNADOES CONTINUING...RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN INDOORS AND OFF
THE ROADWAYS UNLESS NECESSARY. THE HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MAKE
FLOODING POSSIBLE. WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE WILL LIKELY
CONTINUE TO CAUSE SOME POWER OUTAGES IN THE AREA. TROPICAL STORM
FORCE WINDS ARE CAPABLE OF CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO WEAKER MOBILE
HOMES.

...WINDS...

SUSTAINED WINDS OF 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WILL
CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE
COAST AND IN THE STRONGER BANDS.

...INLAND FLOODING...

SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES TO BE THE DOMINANT THREAT
FROM TROPICAL STORM FAY. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR STORM TOTAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS 6 TO 8 INCHES WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS UP TO
10 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE AREA. 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...

THE TORNADO THREAT CONTINUES THROUGH TODAY ACROSS THE REGION.

...NEXT UPDATE...

THIS STATEMENT WILL BE UPDATED BY 6 PM EDT...OR SOONER IF
CONDITIONS WARRANT.


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