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Statement as of 5:59 AM CDT on August 31, 2016

Expires 2:45 PM EDT on August 31, 2016


This product covers eastern Florida Panhandle... Florida Big Bend...
southeastern Alabama and southwestern Georgia

... Tropical Storm Warning issued for portions of the Florida Gulf
Coast..

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Hurricane Watch remains in effect for coastal
      Franklin... coastal Jefferson... coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor
      and coastal Dixie
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie

* storm information:
    - about 410 miles south-southwest of Apalachicola or about 470
      miles south-southwest of Tallahassee
    - 24.5n 88.1w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement north or 360 degrees at 2 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical storm warnings are now in effect for all offshore waters
of the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas, the adjacent coastal
sections, as well as inland counties along I-10 and east of the
apalachacola river. Tropical Depression Nine continues a slow movement
to the north and is expected to become a tropical storm later today.
This system will begin moving northeast later today and increase in
forward speed and approach the Florida Big Bend and Panhandle
coastline Thursday afternoon. There is still some uncertainty on the
intensity forecast and could become a hurricane prior to landfall.
Therefore, hurricane watches remain in effect for the offshore waters
and coastal sections of the Florida Big Bend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* surge:
protect against life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Three to five feet of surge is
possible Ochlockonee River east to the Suwannee River with two to four
feet or surge possible from Indian Pass to the Ochlockonee River. Potential
impacts in this area include:
    - areas of inundation from storm surge flooding, compounded by
      higher waves. Non-elevated homes and businesses along the coast
      will be subject to flooding primarily on the ground floor.
    - Sections of coastal highways and access roads will be flooded
      with portions washed out, isolating affected coastal
      communities.
    - Moderate beach erosion with damage to the dune line.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, and piers. Small craft not
      secured prior to the storm will break away from moorings.

* Wind:
protect against dangerous wind having possible significant impacts
across the central and eastern Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas.
Potential impacts in this area include:
    - moderate damage to frame built homes, primarily due to the loss
      of roofing and siding materials, along with damage to porches,
      awnings, carports, and sheds. Some windows and garage doors may
      fail. Mobile homes damaged, some significantly if unanchored.
      Unsecured lightweight objects become projectiles.
    - Several large trees uprooted; some snapped. Some large roadway
      signs blown over.
    - A few primary and some secondary roads are impassible due to
      debris.
    - Scattered power and communication outages; some locally
      significant, lasting for days.

Also, protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts
across the western Florida Panhandle and southwest Georgia.

* Flooding rain:
protect against dangerous rainfall flooding having possible
significant impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Potential
impacts include:
    - moderate flooding from rainfall will prompt extra preparation
      to protect property from flooding in low lying areas. Isolated
      evacuations may become necessary.
    - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will rise to
      bankfull levels and possibly reach flood stage. Runoff will
      fill area holding ponds and drainage ditches, increasing the
      potential for urban flooding with additional rainfall.
    - Flood waters will approach structures in low lying areas. Urban
      flooding will result in isolated Road closures. Dangerous
      driving conditions.

Protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across parts of the Florida Panhandle and southwest
Georgia.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across the Florida Big Bend. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable impact
      to affected communities.
    - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
      damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic power
      and communication outages.
    - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with loss
      of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be significantly
      damaged, especially those unanchored. Large trees will be
      snapped or uprooted.

* Other coastal hazards:
an increased risk of rip currents is possible across the Florida Panhandle
and Big Bend beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

Now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Check-in with your emergency points of contact among family, friends,
and workmates. Inform them of your status and well-being. Let them
know how you intend to ride out the storm and when you plan to
check-in again.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County in which it resides. Pay
attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.


* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tallahassee FL around 12 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


659 am EDT Wed Aug 31 2016 /559 am CDT Wed Aug 31 2016/

This product covers eastern Florida Panhandle... Florida Big Bend...
southeastern Alabama and southwestern Georgia

... Tropical Storm Warning issued for portions of the Florida Gulf
Coast..

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Hurricane Watch remains in effect for coastal
      Franklin... coastal Jefferson... coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor
      and coastal Dixie
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie

* storm information:
    - about 410 miles south-southwest of Apalachicola or about 470
      miles south-southwest of Tallahassee
    - 24.5n 88.1w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement north or 360 degrees at 2 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical storm warnings are now in effect for all offshore waters
of the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas, the adjacent coastal
sections, as well as inland counties along I-10 and east of the
apalachacola river. Tropical Depression Nine continues a slow movement
to the north and is expected to become a tropical storm later today.
This system will begin moving northeast later today and increase in
forward speed and approach the Florida Big Bend and Panhandle
coastline Thursday afternoon. There is still some uncertainty on the
intensity forecast and could become a hurricane prior to landfall.
Therefore, hurricane watches remain in effect for the offshore waters
and coastal sections of the Florida Big Bend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* surge:
protect against life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Three to five feet of surge is
possible Ochlockonee River east to the Suwannee River with two to four
feet or surge possible from Indian Pass to the Ochlockonee River. Potential
impacts in this area include:
    - areas of inundation from storm surge flooding, compounded by
      higher waves. Non-elevated homes and businesses along the coast
      will be subject to flooding primarily on the ground floor.
    - Sections of coastal highways and access roads will be flooded
      with portions washed out, isolating affected coastal
      communities.
    - Moderate beach erosion with damage to the dune line.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, and piers. Small craft not
      secured prior to the storm will break away from moorings.

* Wind:
protect against dangerous wind having possible significant impacts
across the central and eastern Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas.
Potential impacts in this area include:
    - moderate damage to frame built homes, primarily due to the loss
      of roofing and siding materials, along with damage to porches,
      awnings, carports, and sheds. Some windows and garage doors may
      fail. Mobile homes damaged, some significantly if unanchored.
      Unsecured lightweight objects become projectiles.
    - Several large trees uprooted; some snapped. Some large roadway
      signs blown over.
    - A few primary and some secondary roads are impassible due to
      debris.
    - Scattered power and communication outages; some locally
      significant, lasting for days.

Also, protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts
across the western Florida Panhandle and southwest Georgia.

* Flooding rain:
protect against dangerous rainfall flooding having possible
significant impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Potential
impacts include:
    - moderate flooding from rainfall will prompt extra preparation
      to protect property from flooding in low lying areas. Isolated
      evacuations may become necessary.
    - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will rise to
      bankfull levels and possibly reach flood stage. Runoff will
      fill area holding ponds and drainage ditches, increasing the
      potential for urban flooding with additional rainfall.
    - Flood waters will approach structures in low lying areas. Urban
      flooding will result in isolated Road closures. Dangerous
      driving conditions.

Protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across parts of the Florida Panhandle and southwest
Georgia.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across the Florida Big Bend. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable impact
      to affected communities.
    - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
      damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic power
      and communication outages.
    - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with loss
      of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be significantly
      damaged, especially those unanchored. Large trees will be
      snapped or uprooted.

* Other coastal hazards:
an increased risk of rip currents is possible across the Florida Panhandle
and Big Bend beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

Now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Check-in with your emergency points of contact among family, friends,
and workmates. Inform them of your status and well-being. Let them
know how you intend to ride out the storm and when you plan to
check-in again.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County in which it resides. Pay
attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.


* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tallahassee FL around 12 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.



659 am EDT Wed Aug 31 2016 /559 am CDT Wed Aug 31 2016/

This product covers eastern Florida Panhandle... Florida Big Bend...
southeastern Alabama and southwestern Georgia

... Tropical Storm Warning issued for portions of the Florida Gulf
Coast..

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Hurricane Watch remains in effect for coastal
      Franklin... coastal Jefferson... coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor
      and coastal Dixie
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie

* storm information:
    - about 410 miles south-southwest of Apalachicola or about 470
      miles south-southwest of Tallahassee
    - 24.5n 88.1w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement north or 360 degrees at 2 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical storm warnings are now in effect for all offshore waters
of the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas, the adjacent coastal
sections, as well as inland counties along I-10 and east of the
apalachacola river. Tropical Depression Nine continues a slow movement
to the north and is expected to become a tropical storm later today.
This system will begin moving northeast later today and increase in
forward speed and approach the Florida Big Bend and Panhandle
coastline Thursday afternoon. There is still some uncertainty on the
intensity forecast and could become a hurricane prior to landfall.
Therefore, hurricane watches remain in effect for the offshore waters
and coastal sections of the Florida Big Bend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* surge:
protect against life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Three to five feet of surge is
possible Ochlockonee River east to the Suwannee River with two to four
feet or surge possible from Indian Pass to the Ochlockonee River. Potential
impacts in this area include:
    - areas of inundation from storm surge flooding, compounded by
      higher waves. Non-elevated homes and businesses along the coast
      will be subject to flooding primarily on the ground floor.
    - Sections of coastal highways and access roads will be flooded
      with portions washed out, isolating affected coastal
      communities.
    - Moderate beach erosion with damage to the dune line.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, and piers. Small craft not
      secured prior to the storm will break away from moorings.

* Wind:
protect against dangerous wind having possible significant impacts
across the central and eastern Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas.
Potential impacts in this area include:
    - moderate damage to frame built homes, primarily due to the loss
      of roofing and siding materials, along with damage to porches,
      awnings, carports, and sheds. Some windows and garage doors may
      fail. Mobile homes damaged, some significantly if unanchored.
      Unsecured lightweight objects become projectiles.
    - Several large trees uprooted; some snapped. Some large roadway
      signs blown over.
    - A few primary and some secondary roads are impassible due to
      debris.
    - Scattered power and communication outages; some locally
      significant, lasting for days.

Also, protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts
across the western Florida Panhandle and southwest Georgia.

* Flooding rain:
protect against dangerous rainfall flooding having possible
significant impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Potential
impacts include:
    - moderate flooding from rainfall will prompt extra preparation
      to protect property from flooding in low lying areas. Isolated
      evacuations may become necessary.
    - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will rise to
      bankfull levels and possibly reach flood stage. Runoff will
      fill area holding ponds and drainage ditches, increasing the
      potential for urban flooding with additional rainfall.
    - Flood waters will approach structures in low lying areas. Urban
      flooding will result in isolated Road closures. Dangerous
      driving conditions.

Protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across parts of the Florida Panhandle and southwest
Georgia.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across the Florida Big Bend. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable impact
      to affected communities.
    - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
      damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic power
      and communication outages.
    - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with loss
      of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be significantly
      damaged, especially those unanchored. Large trees will be
      snapped or uprooted.

* Other coastal hazards:
an increased risk of rip currents is possible across the Florida Panhandle
and Big Bend beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

Now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Check-in with your emergency points of contact among family, friends,
and workmates. Inform them of your status and well-being. Let them
know how you intend to ride out the storm and when you plan to
check-in again.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County in which it resides. Pay
attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.


* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tallahassee FL around 12 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.



659 am EDT Wed Aug 31 2016 /559 am CDT Wed Aug 31 2016/

This product covers eastern Florida Panhandle... Florida Big Bend...
southeastern Alabama and southwestern Georgia

... Tropical Storm Warning issued for portions of the Florida Gulf
Coast..

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Hurricane Watch remains in effect for coastal
      Franklin... coastal Jefferson... coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor
      and coastal Dixie
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie

* storm information:
    - about 410 miles south-southwest of Apalachicola or about 470
      miles south-southwest of Tallahassee
    - 24.5n 88.1w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement north or 360 degrees at 2 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical storm warnings are now in effect for all offshore waters
of the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas, the adjacent coastal
sections, as well as inland counties along I-10 and east of the
apalachacola river. Tropical Depression Nine continues a slow movement
to the north and is expected to become a tropical storm later today.
This system will begin moving northeast later today and increase in
forward speed and approach the Florida Big Bend and Panhandle
coastline Thursday afternoon. There is still some uncertainty on the
intensity forecast and could become a hurricane prior to landfall.
Therefore, hurricane watches remain in effect for the offshore waters
and coastal sections of the Florida Big Bend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* surge:
protect against life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Three to five feet of surge is
possible Ochlockonee River east to the Suwannee River with two to four
feet or surge possible from Indian Pass to the Ochlockonee River. Potential
impacts in this area include:
    - areas of inundation from storm surge flooding, compounded by
      higher waves. Non-elevated homes and businesses along the coast
      will be subject to flooding primarily on the ground floor.
    - Sections of coastal highways and access roads will be flooded
      with portions washed out, isolating affected coastal
      communities.
    - Moderate beach erosion with damage to the dune line.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, and piers. Small craft not
      secured prior to the storm will break away from moorings.

* Wind:
protect against dangerous wind having possible significant impacts
across the central and eastern Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas.
Potential impacts in this area include:
    - moderate damage to frame built homes, primarily due to the loss
      of roofing and siding materials, along with damage to porches,
      awnings, carports, and sheds. Some windows and garage doors may
      fail. Mobile homes damaged, some significantly if unanchored.
      Unsecured lightweight objects become projectiles.
    - Several large trees uprooted; some snapped. Some large roadway
      signs blown over.
    - A few primary and some secondary roads are impassible due to
      debris.
    - Scattered power and communication outages; some locally
      significant, lasting for days.

Also, protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts
across the western Florida Panhandle and southwest Georgia.

* Flooding rain:
protect against dangerous rainfall flooding having possible
significant impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Potential
impacts include:
    - moderate flooding from rainfall will prompt extra preparation
      to protect property from flooding in low lying areas. Isolated
      evacuations may become necessary.
    - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will rise to
      bankfull levels and possibly reach flood stage. Runoff will
      fill area holding ponds and drainage ditches, increasing the
      potential for urban flooding with additional rainfall.
    - Flood waters will approach structures in low lying areas. Urban
      flooding will result in isolated Road closures. Dangerous
      driving conditions.

Protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across parts of the Florida Panhandle and southwest
Georgia.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across the Florida Big Bend. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable impact
      to affected communities.
    - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
      damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic power
      and communication outages.
    - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with loss
      of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be significantly
      damaged, especially those unanchored. Large trees will be
      snapped or uprooted.

* Other coastal hazards:
an increased risk of rip currents is possible across the Florida Panhandle
and Big Bend beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

Now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Check-in with your emergency points of contact among family, friends,
and workmates. Inform them of your status and well-being. Let them
know how you intend to ride out the storm and when you plan to
check-in again.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County in which it resides. Pay
attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.


* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tallahassee FL around 12 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


641 am EDT Wed Aug 31 2016 /541 am CDT Wed Aug 31 2016/

This product covers eastern Florida Panhandle... Florida Big Bend...
southeastern Alabama and southwestern Georgia

... Tropical Storm Warning issued for portions of the Florida Gulf
Coast..

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Hurricane Watch remains in effect for coastal
      Franklin... coastal Jefferson... coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor
      and coastal Dixie
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie


* storm information:
    - about 410 miles south-southwest of Apalachicola or about 470
      miles south-southwest of Tallahassee
    - 24.5n 88.1w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement north or 360 degrees at 2 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical storm warnings are now in effect for all offshore waters
of the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas, the adjacent coastal
sections, as well as inland counties along I-10 and east of the
apalachacola river. Tropical Depression Nine continues a slow movement
to the north and is expected to become a tropical storm later today.
This system will begin moving northeast later today and increase in
forward speed and approach the Florida Big Bend and Panhandle
coastline Thursday afternoon. There is still some uncertainty on the
intensity forecast and could become a hurricane prior to landfall.
Therefore, hurricane watches remain in effect for the offshore waters
and coastal sections of the Florida Big Bend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* surge:
protect against life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Three to five feet of surge is
possible Ochlockonee River east to the Suwannee River with two to four
feet or surge possible from Indian Pass to the Ochlockonee River. Potential
impacts in this area include:
    - areas of inundation from storm surge flooding, compounded by
      higher waves. Non-elevated homes and businesses along the coast
      will be subject to flooding primarily on the ground floor.
    - Sections of coastal highways and access roads will be flooded
      with portions washed out, isolating affected coastal
      communities.
    - Moderate beach erosion with damage to the dune line.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, and piers. Small craft not
      secured prior to the storm will break away from moorings.

* Wind:
protect against dangerous wind having possible significant impacts
across the central and eastern Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas.
Potential impacts in this area include:
    - moderate damage to frame built homes, primarily due to the loss
      of roofing and siding materials, along with damage to porches,
      awnings, carports, and sheds. Some windows and garage doors may
      fail. Mobile homes damaged, some significantly if unanchored.
      Unsecured lightweight objects become projectiles.
    - Several large trees uprooted; some snapped. Some large roadway
      signs blown over.
    - A few primary and some secondary roads are impassible due to
      debris.
    - Scattered power and communication outages; some locally
      significant, lasting for days.

Also, protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts
across the western Florida Panhandle and southwest Georgia.

* Flooding rain:
protect against dangerous rainfall flooding having possible
significant impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Potential
impacts include:
    - moderate flooding from rainfall will prompt extra preparation
      to protect property from flooding in low lying areas. Isolated
      evacuations may become necessary.
    - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will rise to
      bankfull levels and possibly reach flood stage. Runoff will
      fill area holding ponds and drainage ditches, increasing the
      potential for urban flooding with additional rainfall.
    - Flood waters will approach structures in low lying areas. Urban
      flooding will result in isolated Road closures. Dangerous
      driving conditions.

Protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across parts of the Florida Panhandle and southwest
Georgia.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across the Florida Big Bend. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable impact
      to affected communities.
    - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
      damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic power
      and communication outages.
    - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with loss
      of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be significantly
      damaged, especially those unanchored. Large trees will be
      snapped or uprooted.

* Other coastal hazards:
an increased risk of rip currents is possible across the Florida Panhandle
and Big Bend beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

Now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Check-in with your emergency points of contact among family, friends,
and workmates. Inform them of your status and well-being. Let them
know how you intend to ride out the storm and when you plan to
check-in again.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County in which it resides. Pay
attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.


* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tallahassee FL around 12 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


641 am EDT Wed Aug 31 2016 /541 am CDT Wed Aug 31 2016/

This product covers eastern Florida Panhandle... Florida Big Bend...
southeastern Alabama and southwestern Georgia

... Tropical Storm Warning issued for portions of the Florida Gulf
Coast..

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Hurricane Watch remains in effect for coastal
      Franklin... coastal Jefferson... coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor
      and coastal Dixie
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie


* storm information:
    - about 410 miles south-southwest of Apalachicola or about 470
      miles south-southwest of Tallahassee
    - 24.5n 88.1w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement north or 360 degrees at 2 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical storm warnings are now in effect for all offshore waters
of the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas, the adjacent coastal
sections, as well as inland counties along I-10 and east of the
apalachacola river. Tropical Depression Nine continues a slow movement
to the north and is expected to become a tropical storm later today.
This system will begin moving northeast later today and increase in
forward speed and approach the Florida Big Bend and Panhandle
coastline Thursday afternoon. There is still some uncertainty on the
intensity forecast and could become a hurricane prior to landfall.
Therefore, hurricane watches remain in effect for the offshore waters
and coastal sections of the Florida Big Bend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* surge:
protect against life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Three to five feet of surge is
possible Ochlockonee River east to the Suwannee River with two to four
feet or surge possible from Indian Pass to the Ochlockonee River. Potential
impacts in this area include:
    - areas of inundation from storm surge flooding, compounded by
      higher waves. Non-elevated homes and businesses along the coast
      will be subject to flooding primarily on the ground floor.
    - Sections of coastal highways and access roads will be flooded
      with portions washed out, isolating affected coastal
      communities.
    - Moderate beach erosion with damage to the dune line.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, and piers. Small craft not
      secured prior to the storm will break away from moorings.

* Wind:
protect against dangerous wind having possible significant impacts
across the central and eastern Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas.
Potential impacts in this area include:
    - moderate damage to frame built homes, primarily due to the loss
      of roofing and siding materials, along with damage to porches,
      awnings, carports, and sheds. Some windows and garage doors may
      fail. Mobile homes damaged, some significantly if unanchored.
      Unsecured lightweight objects become projectiles.
    - Several large trees uprooted; some snapped. Some large roadway
      signs blown over.
    - A few primary and some secondary roads are impassible due to
      debris.
    - Scattered power and communication outages; some locally
      significant, lasting for days.

Also, protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts
across the western Florida Panhandle and southwest Georgia.

* Flooding rain:
protect against dangerous rainfall flooding having possible
significant impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Potential
impacts include:
    - moderate flooding from rainfall will prompt extra preparation
      to protect property from flooding in low lying areas. Isolated
      evacuations may become necessary.
    - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will rise to
      bankfull levels and possibly reach flood stage. Runoff will
      fill area holding ponds and drainage ditches, increasing the
      potential for urban flooding with additional rainfall.
    - Flood waters will approach structures in low lying areas. Urban
      flooding will result in isolated Road closures. Dangerous
      driving conditions.

Protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across parts of the Florida Panhandle and southwest
Georgia.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across the Florida Big Bend. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable impact
      to affected communities.
    - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
      damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic power
      and communication outages.
    - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with loss
      of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be significantly
      damaged, especially those unanchored. Large trees will be
      snapped or uprooted.

* Other coastal hazards:
an increased risk of rip currents is possible across the Florida Panhandle
and Big Bend beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

Now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Check-in with your emergency points of contact among family, friends,
and workmates. Inform them of your status and well-being. Let them
know how you intend to ride out the storm and when you plan to
check-in again.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County in which it resides. Pay
attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.


* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tallahassee FL around 12 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.



641 am EDT Wed Aug 31 2016 /541 am CDT Wed Aug 31 2016/

This product covers eastern Florida Panhandle... Florida Big Bend...
southeastern Alabama and southwestern Georgia

... Tropical Storm Warning issued for portions of the Florida Gulf
Coast..

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Hurricane Watch remains in effect for coastal
      Franklin... coastal Jefferson... coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor
      and coastal Dixie
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie


* storm information:
    - about 410 miles south-southwest of Apalachicola or about 470
      miles south-southwest of Tallahassee
    - 24.5n 88.1w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement north or 360 degrees at 2 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical storm warnings are now in effect for all offshore waters
of the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas, the adjacent coastal
sections, as well as inland counties along I-10 and east of the
apalachacola river. Tropical Depression Nine continues a slow movement
to the north and is expected to become a tropical storm later today.
This system will begin moving northeast later today and increase in
forward speed and approach the Florida Big Bend and Panhandle
coastline Thursday afternoon. There is still some uncertainty on the
intensity forecast and could become a hurricane prior to landfall.
Therefore, hurricane watches remain in effect for the offshore waters
and coastal sections of the Florida Big Bend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* surge:
protect against life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Three to five feet of surge is
possible Ochlockonee River east to the Suwannee River with two to four
feet or surge possible from Indian Pass to the Ochlockonee River. Potential
impacts in this area include:
    - areas of inundation from storm surge flooding, compounded by
      higher waves. Non-elevated homes and businesses along the coast
      will be subject to flooding primarily on the ground floor.
    - Sections of coastal highways and access roads will be flooded
      with portions washed out, isolating affected coastal
      communities.
    - Moderate beach erosion with damage to the dune line.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, and piers. Small craft not
      secured prior to the storm will break away from moorings.

* Wind:
protect against dangerous wind having possible significant impacts
across the central and eastern Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas.
Potential impacts in this area include:
    - moderate damage to frame built homes, primarily due to the loss
      of roofing and siding materials, along with damage to porches,
      awnings, carports, and sheds. Some windows and garage doors may
      fail. Mobile homes damaged, some significantly if unanchored.
      Unsecured lightweight objects become projectiles.
    - Several large trees uprooted; some snapped. Some large roadway
      signs blown over.
    - A few primary and some secondary roads are impassible due to
      debris.
    - Scattered power and communication outages; some locally
      significant, lasting for days.

Also, protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts
across the western Florida Panhandle and southwest Georgia.

* Flooding rain:
protect against dangerous rainfall flooding having possible
significant impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Potential
impacts include:
    - moderate flooding from rainfall will prompt extra preparation
      to protect property from flooding in low lying areas. Isolated
      evacuations may become necessary.
    - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will rise to
      bankfull levels and possibly reach flood stage. Runoff will
      fill area holding ponds and drainage ditches, increasing the
      potential for urban flooding with additional rainfall.
    - Flood waters will approach structures in low lying areas. Urban
      flooding will result in isolated Road closures. Dangerous
      driving conditions.

Protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across parts of the Florida Panhandle and southwest
Georgia.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across the Florida Big Bend. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable impact
      to affected communities.
    - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
      damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic power
      and communication outages.
    - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with loss
      of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be significantly
      damaged, especially those unanchored. Large trees will be
      snapped or uprooted.

* Other coastal hazards:
an increased risk of rip currents is possible across the Florida Panhandle
and Big Bend beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

Now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Check-in with your emergency points of contact among family, friends,
and workmates. Inform them of your status and well-being. Let them
know how you intend to ride out the storm and when you plan to
check-in again.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County in which it resides. Pay
attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.


* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tallahassee FL around 12 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.


641 am EDT Wed Aug 31 2016 /541 am CDT Wed Aug 31 2016/

This product covers eastern Florida Panhandle... Florida Big Bend...
southeastern Alabama and southwestern Georgia

... Tropical Storm Warning issued for portions of the Florida Gulf
Coast..

New information
---------------

* changes to watches and warnings:
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie

* current watches and warnings:
    - a Hurricane Watch remains in effect for coastal
      Franklin... coastal Jefferson... coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor
      and coastal Dixie
    - a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for inland
      Gulf... inland Franklin... Gadsden... Leon... inland
      Jefferson... Madison... Liberty... inland Wakulla... inland
      Taylor... Lafayette... inland Dixie... coastal Bay...
      coastal Gulf... coastal frnaklin... coastal Jefferson...
      coastal Wakulla... coastal Taylor and coastal Dixie


* storm information:
    - about 410 miles south-southwest of Apalachicola or about 470
      miles south-southwest of Tallahassee
    - 24.5n 88.1w
    - storm intensity 35 mph
    - movement north or 360 degrees at 2 mph

Situation overview
------------------

Tropical storm warnings are now in effect for all offshore waters
of the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas, the adjacent coastal
sections, as well as inland counties along I-10 and east of the
apalachacola river. Tropical Depression Nine continues a slow movement
to the north and is expected to become a tropical storm later today.
This system will begin moving northeast later today and increase in
forward speed and approach the Florida Big Bend and Panhandle
coastline Thursday afternoon. There is still some uncertainty on the
intensity forecast and could become a hurricane prior to landfall.
Therefore, hurricane watches remain in effect for the offshore waters
and coastal sections of the Florida Big Bend.

Potential impacts
-----------------

* surge:
protect against life-threatening surge having possible significant
impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Three to five feet of surge is
possible Ochlockonee River east to the Suwannee River with two to four
feet or surge possible from Indian Pass to the Ochlockonee River. Potential
impacts in this area include:
    - areas of inundation from storm surge flooding, compounded by
      higher waves. Non-elevated homes and businesses along the coast
      will be subject to flooding primarily on the ground floor.
    - Sections of coastal highways and access roads will be flooded
      with portions washed out, isolating affected coastal
      communities.
    - Moderate beach erosion with damage to the dune line.
    - Moderate damage to marinas, docks, and piers. Small craft not
      secured prior to the storm will break away from moorings.

* Wind:
protect against dangerous wind having possible significant impacts
across the central and eastern Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas.
Potential impacts in this area include:
    - moderate damage to frame built homes, primarily due to the loss
      of roofing and siding materials, along with damage to porches,
      awnings, carports, and sheds. Some windows and garage doors may
      fail. Mobile homes damaged, some significantly if unanchored.
      Unsecured lightweight objects become projectiles.
    - Several large trees uprooted; some snapped. Some large roadway
      signs blown over.
    - A few primary and some secondary roads are impassible due to
      debris.
    - Scattered power and communication outages; some locally
      significant, lasting for days.

Also, protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts
across the western Florida Panhandle and southwest Georgia.

* Flooding rain:
protect against dangerous rainfall flooding having possible
significant impacts across the Florida Big Bend. Potential
impacts include:
    - moderate flooding from rainfall will prompt extra preparation
      to protect property from flooding in low lying areas. Isolated
      evacuations may become necessary.
    - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will rise to
      bankfull levels and possibly reach flood stage. Runoff will
      fill area holding ponds and drainage ditches, increasing the
      potential for urban flooding with additional rainfall.
    - Flood waters will approach structures in low lying areas. Urban
      flooding will result in isolated Road closures. Dangerous
      driving conditions.

Protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible
limited impacts across parts of the Florida Panhandle and southwest
Georgia.

* Tornadoes:
protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across the Florida Big Bend. Potential impacts include:
    - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable impact
      to affected communities.
    - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
      damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic power
      and communication outages.
    - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with loss
      of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be significantly
      damaged, especially those unanchored. Large trees will be
      snapped or uprooted.

* Other coastal hazards:
an increased risk of rip currents is possible across the Florida Panhandle
and Big Bend beaches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions
----------------------------------

Now is the time to bring to completion all preparations to protect
life and property in accordance with your emergency plan.

Check-in with your emergency points of contact among family, friends,
and workmates. Inform them of your status and well-being. Let them
know how you intend to ride out the storm and when you plan to
check-in again.

Keep cell phones well charged and handy. Also, cell phone chargers
for automobiles can be helpful after the storm. Locate your chargers
and keep them with your cell phone.

In emergencies it is best to remain calm. Stay informed and focused
on the situation at hand. Exercise patience with those you encounter.
Be a good samaritan and helpful to others.

If you are a visitor and still in the area, listen for the name of
the city or town in which you are staying within local news updates.
Be sure you know the name of the County in which it resides. Pay
attention for instructions from local authorities.

Closely monitor NOAA Weather Radio or other local news outlets for
official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes to
the forecast.


* Additional sources of information:
- for information on appropriate preparations see ready.Gov
- for information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.Org
- for additional disaster preparedness information see Redcross.Org

Next update
-----------

The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather
Service in Tallahassee FL around 12 PM EDT, or sooner if conditions
warrant.



Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 8:04 AM CDT on August 31, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on September 02, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Florida and Georgia...
including the following areas... in Florida... coastal Dixie...
coastal Franklin... coastal Gulf... coastal Jefferson... coastal
Taylor... coastal Wakulla... Gadsden... inland Dixie... inland
Franklin... inland Gulf... inland Jefferson... inland Taylor...
inland Wakulla... Lafayette... Leon... Liberty and Madison. In
Georgia... Berrien... Brooks... Colquitt... Cook... Decatur...
Grady... Lanier... Lowndes and Thomas.

* Through Friday morning

* periods of heavy rain are likely... especially Thursday afternoon through
early Friday. Widespread rain amounts of 3 to 6 inches are
expected... with isolated amounts of 8 to 12 inches.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should
flash flood warnings be issued.



Fournier


Tropical Storm Warning

Statement as of 9:01 AM EDT on August 31, 2016

Expires 5:00 PM EDT on August 31, 2016


... Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hosford
    - Bristol

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 20-30 mph with gusts to 45 mph

    - current threat to life and property: moderate
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Remain braced against the reasonable threat for strong
          tropical storm force wind of 58 to 73 mph.
        - To be safe, efforts should fully focus on protecting life.
          Properties remain subject to significant wind impacts.
        - Now is the time to hide from the wind. Failure to
          adequately shelter may result in serious injury, or in some
          cases loss of life. Remain sheltered until the hazardous
          wind subsides.

    - Potential impacts: unfolding
        - potential impacts from the main wind event are unfolding.
        - The extent of realized impacts will depend on the actual
          strength, duration, and exposure of the wind as experienced
          at particular locations.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 4-8 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - current threat to life and property: elevated
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Emergency considerations should include a threat of
          flooding.
        - Be safe and remain ready to protect against flooding rain
          impacts.
        - If flood related watches and warnings are in effect, heed
          recommended actions.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized heavy rainfall may result in flooding of low
          lying areas, necessitating basic precautions to protect
          vulnerable structures.
        - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will
          rise and approach bankfull levels. Runoff will increase
          water levels in area holding ponds and drainage ditches,
          reducing storage capacity to absorb future rainfall.
        - Isolated flooding in low lying areas will make driving
          difficult. Ponding of water in low lying areas may result
          in brief Road closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is somewhat favorable for tornadoes

    - current threat to life and property: elevated
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency considerations should include a reasonable threat
          for tornadoes.
        - Be safe and remain ready to protect against tornado
          impacts. Stay informed.
        - Listen for tornado watches and warnings. If a tornado
          approaches, quickly move to the safest place within your
          shelter.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable
          impact to affected communities.
        - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
          damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic
          power and communication outages.
        - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with
          loss of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be
          significantly damaged, especially those unanchored. Large
          trees will be snapped or uprooted.

* For more information:
    - local weather conditions and forecasts: NWS Tallahassee
    - http://www.Weather.Gov/Tallahassee




901 am EDT Wed Aug 31 2016

... Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hosford
    - Bristol

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 20-30 mph with gusts to 45 mph

    - current threat to life and property: moderate
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Remain braced against the reasonable threat for strong
          tropical storm force wind of 58 to 73 mph.
        - To be safe, efforts should fully focus on protecting life.
          Properties remain subject to significant wind impacts.
        - Now is the time to hide from the wind. Failure to
          adequately shelter may result in serious injury, or in some
          cases loss of life. Remain sheltered until the hazardous
          wind subsides.

    - Potential impacts: unfolding
        - potential impacts from the main wind event are unfolding.
        - The extent of realized impacts will depend on the actual
          strength, duration, and exposure of the wind as experienced
          at particular locations.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 4-8 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - current threat to life and property: elevated
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Emergency considerations should include a threat of
          flooding.
        - Be safe and remain ready to protect against flooding rain
          impacts.
        - If flood related watches and warnings are in effect, heed
          recommended actions.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized heavy rainfall may result in flooding of low
          lying areas, necessitating basic precautions to protect
          vulnerable structures.
        - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will
          rise and approach bankfull levels. Runoff will increase
          water levels in area holding ponds and drainage ditches,
          reducing storage capacity to absorb future rainfall.
        - Isolated flooding in low lying areas will make driving
          difficult. Ponding of water in low lying areas may result
          in brief Road closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is somewhat favorable for tornadoes

    - current threat to life and property: elevated
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency considerations should include a reasonable threat
          for tornadoes.
        - Be safe and remain ready to protect against tornado
          impacts. Stay informed.
        - Listen for tornado watches and warnings. If a tornado
          approaches, quickly move to the safest place within your
          shelter.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable
          impact to affected communities.
        - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
          damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic
          power and communication outages.
        - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with
          loss of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be
          significantly damaged, especially those unanchored. Large
          trees will be snapped or uprooted.

* For more information:
    - local weather conditions and forecasts: NWS Tallahassee
    - http://www.Weather.Gov/Tallahassee




901 am EDT Wed Aug 31 2016

... Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hosford
    - Bristol

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 20-30 mph with gusts to 45 mph

    - current threat to life and property: moderate
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Remain braced against the reasonable threat for strong
          tropical storm force wind of 58 to 73 mph.
        - To be safe, efforts should fully focus on protecting life.
          Properties remain subject to significant wind impacts.
        - Now is the time to hide from the wind. Failure to
          adequately shelter may result in serious injury, or in some
          cases loss of life. Remain sheltered until the hazardous
          wind subsides.

    - Potential impacts: unfolding
        - potential impacts from the main wind event are unfolding.
        - The extent of realized impacts will depend on the actual
          strength, duration, and exposure of the wind as experienced
          at particular locations.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 4-8 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - current threat to life and property: elevated
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Emergency considerations should include a threat of
          flooding.
        - Be safe and remain ready to protect against flooding rain
          impacts.
        - If flood related watches and warnings are in effect, heed
          recommended actions.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized heavy rainfall may result in flooding of low
          lying areas, necessitating basic precautions to protect
          vulnerable structures.
        - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will
          rise and approach bankfull levels. Runoff will increase
          water levels in area holding ponds and drainage ditches,
          reducing storage capacity to absorb future rainfall.
        - Isolated flooding in low lying areas will make driving
          difficult. Ponding of water in low lying areas may result
          in brief Road closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is somewhat favorable for tornadoes

    - current threat to life and property: elevated
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency considerations should include a reasonable threat
          for tornadoes.
        - Be safe and remain ready to protect against tornado
          impacts. Stay informed.
        - Listen for tornado watches and warnings. If a tornado
          approaches, quickly move to the safest place within your
          shelter.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable
          impact to affected communities.
        - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
          damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic
          power and communication outages.
        - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with
          loss of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be
          significantly damaged, especially those unanchored. Large
          trees will be snapped or uprooted.

* For more information:
    - local weather conditions and forecasts: NWS Tallahassee
    - http://www.Weather.Gov/Tallahassee




901 am EDT Wed Aug 31 2016

... Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hosford
    - Bristol

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 20-30 mph with gusts to 45 mph

    - current threat to life and property: moderate
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Remain braced against the reasonable threat for strong
          tropical storm force wind of 58 to 73 mph.
        - To be safe, efforts should fully focus on protecting life.
          Properties remain subject to significant wind impacts.
        - Now is the time to hide from the wind. Failure to
          adequately shelter may result in serious injury, or in some
          cases loss of life. Remain sheltered until the hazardous
          wind subsides.

    - Potential impacts: unfolding
        - potential impacts from the main wind event are unfolding.
        - The extent of realized impacts will depend on the actual
          strength, duration, and exposure of the wind as experienced
          at particular locations.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 4-8 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - current threat to life and property: elevated
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Emergency considerations should include a threat of
          flooding.
        - Be safe and remain ready to protect against flooding rain
          impacts.
        - If flood related watches and warnings are in effect, heed
          recommended actions.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized heavy rainfall may result in flooding of low
          lying areas, necessitating basic precautions to protect
          vulnerable structures.
        - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will
          rise and approach bankfull levels. Runoff will increase
          water levels in area holding ponds and drainage ditches,
          reducing storage capacity to absorb future rainfall.
        - Isolated flooding in low lying areas will make driving
          difficult. Ponding of water in low lying areas may result
          in brief Road closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is somewhat favorable for tornadoes

    - current threat to life and property: elevated
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency considerations should include a reasonable threat
          for tornadoes.
        - Be safe and remain ready to protect against tornado
          impacts. Stay informed.
        - Listen for tornado watches and warnings. If a tornado
          approaches, quickly move to the safest place within your
          shelter.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable
          impact to affected communities.
        - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
          damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic
          power and communication outages.
        - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with
          loss of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be
          significantly damaged, especially those unanchored. Large
          trees will be snapped or uprooted.

* For more information:
    - local weather conditions and forecasts: NWS Tallahassee
    - http://www.Weather.Gov/Tallahassee




646 am EDT Wed Aug 31 2016

... Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hosford
    - Bristol

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 20-30 mph with gusts to 45 mph

    - current threat to life and property: moderate
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Remain braced against the reasonable threat for strong
          tropical storm force wind of 58 to 73 mph.
        - To be safe, efforts should fully focus on protecting life.
          Properties remain subject to significant wind impacts.
        - Now is the time to hide from the wind. Failure to
          adequately shelter may result in serious injury, or in some
          cases loss of life. Remain sheltered until the hazardous
          wind subsides.

    - Potential impacts: unfolding
        - potential impacts from the main wind event are unfolding.
        - The extent of realized impacts will depend on the actual
          strength, duration, and exposure of the wind as experienced
          at particular locations.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast:
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 3-5 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - current threat to life and property: elevated
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Emergency considerations should include a threat of
          flooding.
        - Be safe and remain ready to protect against flooding rain
          impacts.
        - If flood related watches and warnings are in effect, heed
          recommended actions.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized heavy rainfall may result in flooding of low
          lying areas, necessitating basic precautions to protect
          vulnerable structures.
        - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will
          rise and approach bankfull levels. Runoff will increase
          water levels in area holding ponds and drainage ditches,
          reducing storage capacity to absorb future rainfall.
        - Isolated flooding in low lying areas will make driving
          difficult. Ponding of water in low lying areas may result
          in brief Road closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is somewhat favorable for tornadoes

    - current threat to life and property: elevated
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency considerations should include a reasonable threat
          for tornadoes.
        - Be safe and remain ready to protect against tornado
          impacts. Stay informed.
        - Listen for tornado watches and warnings. If a tornado
          approaches, quickly move to the safest place within your
          shelter.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable
          impact to affected communities.
        - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
          damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic
          power and communication outages.
        - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with
          loss of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be
          significantly damaged, especially those unanchored. Large
          trees will be snapped or uprooted.

* For more information:
    - local weather conditions and forecasts: NWS Tallahassee
    - http://www.Weather.Gov/Tallahassee




646 am EDT Wed Aug 31 2016

... Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect...

* locations affected
    - Hosford
    - Bristol

* wind
    - latest local forecast: below tropical storm force wind
        - peak wind forecast: 20-30 mph with gusts to 45 mph

    - current threat to life and property: moderate
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Remain braced against the reasonable threat for strong
          tropical storm force wind of 58 to 73 mph.
        - To be safe, efforts should fully focus on protecting life.
          Properties remain subject to significant wind impacts.
        - Now is the time to hide from the wind. Failure to
          adequately shelter may result in serious injury, or in some
          cases loss of life. Remain sheltered until the hazardous
          wind subsides.

    - Potential impacts: unfolding
        - potential impacts from the main wind event are unfolding.
        - The extent of realized impacts will depend on the actual
          strength, duration, and exposure of the wind as experienced
          at particular locations.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast:
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 3-5 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - current threat to life and property: elevated
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Emergency considerations should include a threat of
          flooding.
        - Be safe and remain ready to protect against flooding rain
          impacts.
        - If flood related watches and warnings are in effect, heed
          recommended actions.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized heavy rainfall may result in flooding of low
          lying areas, necessitating basic precautions to protect
          vulnerable structures.
        - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will
          rise and approach bankfull levels. Runoff will increase
          water levels in area holding ponds and drainage ditches,
          reducing storage capacity to absorb future rainfall.
        - Isolated flooding in low lying areas will make driving
          difficult. Ponding of water in low lying areas may result
          in brief Road closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is somewhat favorable for tornadoes

    - current threat to life and property: elevated
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency considerations should include a reasonable threat
          for tornadoes.
        - Be safe and remain ready to protect against tornado
          impacts. Stay informed.
        - Listen for tornado watches and warnings. If a tornado
          approaches, quickly move to the safest place within your
          shelter.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable
          impact to affected communities.
        - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
          damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic
          power and communication outages.
        - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with
          loss of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be
          significantly damaged, especially those unanchored. Large
          trees will be snapped or uprooted.

* For more information:
    - local weather conditions and forecasts: NWS Tallahassee
    - http://www.Weather.Gov/Tallahassee




558 am EDT Wed Aug 31 2016

... Tropical Storm Warning in effect...

A Tropical Storm Warning means tropical storm wind conditions are
expected somewhere within this area and within the next 36 hours

* locations affected
    - Hosford
    - Bristol

* wind
    - latest local forecast: tropical storm force winds remain
      possible
        - peak wind forecast: 20-30 mph with gusts to 45 mph

    - current threat to life and property: moderate
        - the wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Remain braced against the reasonable threat for strong
          tropical storm force wind of 58 to 73 mph.
        - To be safe, efforts should fully focus on protecting life.
          Properties remain subject to significant wind impacts.
        - Now is the time to hide from the wind. Failure to
          adequately shelter may result in serious injury, or in some
          cases loss of life. Remain sheltered until the hazardous
          wind subsides.

    - Potential impacts: unfolding
        - potential impacts from the main wind event are unfolding.
        - The extent of realized impacts will depend on the actual
          strength, duration, and exposure of the wind as experienced
          at particular locations.

* Flooding rain
    - latest local forecast:
        - peak rainfall amounts: additional 3-5 inches, with locally
          higher amounts

    - current threat to life and property: elevated
        - the flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
          the previous assessment.
        - Emergency considerations should include a threat of
          flooding.
        - Be safe and remain ready to protect against flooding rain
          impacts.
        - If flood related watches and warnings are in effect, heed
          recommended actions.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - localized heavy rainfall may result in flooding of low
          lying areas, necessitating basic precautions to protect
          vulnerable structures.
        - Rivers and associated tributary creeks and streams will
          rise and approach bankfull levels. Runoff will increase
          water levels in area holding ponds and drainage ditches,
          reducing storage capacity to absorb future rainfall.
        - Isolated flooding in low lying areas will make driving
          difficult. Ponding of water in low lying areas may result
          in brief Road closures.

* Tornado
    - latest local forecast:
        - situation is somewhat favorable for tornadoes

    - current threat to life and property: elevated
        - the tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
          previous assessment.
        - Emergency considerations should include a reasonable threat
          for tornadoes.
        - Be safe and remain ready to protect against tornado
          impacts. Stay informed.
        - Listen for tornado watches and warnings. If a tornado
          approaches, quickly move to the safest place within your
          shelter.

    - Potential impacts: limited
        - isolated tornadoes are expected, resulting in a notable
          impact to affected communities.
        - Isolated areas affected by tornadoes will experience minor
          damage, including some damage to structures and sporadic
          power and communication outages.
        - A few structures will be damaged by tornadoes, mainly with
          loss of shingles or siding. Some Mobile homes will be
          significantly damaged, especially those unanchored. Large
          trees will be snapped or uprooted.

* For more information:
    - local weather conditions and forecasts: NWS Tallahassee
    - http://www.Weather.Gov/Tallahassee





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