Torrential rain causes widespread flooding in Florida panhandle

By: Angela Fritz , 2:25 AM GMT on June 10, 2012

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Torrential rainfall led to widespread flooding along the northern Gulf Coast on Saturday, and Pensacola came about 2 inches shy of matching its all-time rainfall record for a calendar day: 15.29 inches. On Saturday, Pensacola airport received 13.13 inches of rain. The previous record was set on October 5, 1934, as Tropical Storm 9 of that year was making landfall. The record for any 24 hour period is 17.1 inches, spanning Octover 4-5 in 1934, according to Wunderground weather historian Christopher C. Burt.

A state of emergency was declared for Florida's Escambia County. According to the AP:

Emergency shelters were opened at a few local schools for people who were urged to evacuate from low-lying areas, the newspaper reported. Thousands were without power. Neighboring Santa Rosa County had about 40 homes flooded.

Streets were flooded throughout Mobile, Ala., which got 5.79 inches of rain. County authorities warned residents to stay off the roads until the waters receded and workers could look for damage and downed utilities.


The rain has since ended for now in the Gulf states, but images and video of the aftermath are still pouring in. The area is expected to receive more rain on Sunday, which could last until the middle of next week, as thunderstorms fire along a stationary front which is draped across the coastal states.


Figure 1. Widespread, heavy rain washes onto the Gulf shores on Saturday, enhanced by a lingering stationary front that's draped across the region. The heaviest rain fell in Pensacola, Florida, which came 2 inches shy of breaking its all-time calendar day rainfall record.


Video: Downtown Pensacola still flooded this evening after the rain had stop. The city's airport received 13.13 inches of rain since midnight.

Angela

Pensacola, FL (Jebekarue)
South Fairfield Drive, north of Hwy 98.
Pensacola, FL
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Out the front window as our house flooded
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Quoting K8eCane:



Yes it is. Im glad to hear that he does believe people can change for the better if they desire to.


Oh good grief. Sposed to be talkin about the weather
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Quoting Tazmanian:
Going camping and boating


my two favorite things!!! :)
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Quoting Tribucanes:
Dr. Phil believes anyone can change, most simply choose not to. Self awareness is fleeting in America these days.



Yes it is. Im glad to hear that he does believe people can change for the better if they desire to.
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Quoting K8eCane:


So basically Dr Phil is saying that people cant change


hey.. dont be dissin dr. P... but back to weather i do think we will have Chris under our belt by the end of june! :) :)
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Going camping and boating
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Dr. Phil believes anyone can change, most simply choose not to. Self awareness is fleeting in America these days.
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I will be back in 4 days
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That isnt therapeutic to always hold someones past up at them.
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Quoting K8eCane:


So basically Dr Phil is saying that people cant change


never mind. this aint the place ut im gonna research that
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Koritheman, this is a job you've already prepared yourself to do. If and when you get in, you will excel no doubt. Good thing is, you've already suffered a great deal in life. No matter what happens, that suffering has prepared you, has hardened you; you will succeed.
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Quoting KoritheMan:

Good to see you again, Robert.

You too Kori! Glad to be back after a very long break from wu!
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Quoting Dragod66:
so every analog year has at least some kind of tropical-ness coming into NS... "best way to predict the future is to look at the past" - Dr. Phil


So basically Dr Phil is saying that people cant change
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so every analog year has at least some kind of tropical-ness coming into NS... "best way to predict the future is to look at the past" - Dr. Phil
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Quoting Tribucanes:
Kori, are you in college, finishing up a meteorology degree?
I'm thinking of getting into Florida State if I can, since I want to specialize in tropical meteorology. However, it's difficult to find schools with undergrad degrees in meteorology, which is what's been holding me back.
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Quoting STXHurricanes2012:
Hello all! I see we are having problems with a low life troll...just ignore him and just move on thank you!
Good to see you again, Robert.
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Maybe the two will merge...
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838. HadesGodWyvern (Mod)
Japan Meteorological Agency
Tropical Cyclone Advisory #1
TROPICAL DEPRESSION 05
9:00 AM JST June 11 2012
====================================

Subject: Tropical Depression near Caroline Islands

At 0:00 AM UTC, Tropical Depression (1008 hPa) located at 8.2N 146.5E has 10 minute sustained winds of 30 knots with gusts of 45 knots. The depression is reported as moving west slowly.

Dvorak Intensity: T2.0

Forecast and Intensity
========================

24 HRS: 9.7N 143.7E - 35 knots (CAT 1/Tropical Storm) - Caroline Islands
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Just for you, Kori.

Invest 93E to struggle with wind shear

I have to say, I am a lot less certain with my forecast after reading the NHC Tropical Weather Discussion. They think 93E has an opportunity to become a tropical cyclone over the next 24-48 hours before the low weakens and the developing one near 91W develops and becomes stronger.

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Those who seek attention in a negative manner have often never been shown compassion, love, or understanding. They are often void of any truth, angry; which leads to bitterness. These trolls only pleasure usually comes from making people as upset as possible. The pleasure they reap is never enough to satisfy them. We wake up the next day, forever having forgotten their ignorant statements. They wake up still in ignorance, still miserable, still needing attention that they never received in their formative years. As I stated earlier, I feel empathy for them and wish real change to come into their lives.
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I have a small stock if the troll spray left over if anyone runs out during the season. They come in swarms sometimes.
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Quoting TomTaylor:
Honestly I haven't really looked at it. However, briefly looking at it now, I don't think we will get much out of it. Briefly looking at model forecasts, 93E may attain tropical storm status for a short period of time. However, SHIPS keeps a good 15-20 knots of shear over the storm and CIMSS analysis backs this up and there is a large area of upper convergence ahead of the storm. Because of this and the lack of development from the GFS and ECMWF I wouldn't expect anything beyond a weak tropical storm for the next several days. Beyond the next several days, however, some models seem to try and spin it up again, or at least something in the same area. So we may have to watch it later in the forecast period for something more significant, but for the next few days I wouldn't expect much out of 93E.

Thanks much!
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Kori, are you in college, finishing up a meteorology degree?
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Does this beefy looking wave bottom right have a play in our possible forecasted system(s)?
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Hello all! I see we are having problems with a low life troll...just ignore him and just move on thank you!
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Quoting KoritheMan:

I have insomnia every night. When I work mornings, I come in looking like a zombie.


I meant to get some benadryl at the store today and forgot it. that stuff works wonders, but what really works is rainfall. If i was down there in Fla id e sleepin like a baby. Or Not. for worryin about snakes
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Quoting Tazmanian:
i wish we had a live admin on here at all times
Agreed.
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i wish we had a live admin on here at all times
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Quoting nigel20:

I've got a question. What's your overall forecast for 93E?
Honestly I haven't really looked at it. However, briefly looking at it now, I don't think we will get much out of it. Briefly looking at model forecasts, 93E may attain tropical storm status for a short period of time. However, SHIPS keeps a good 15-20 knots of shear over the storm and CIMSS analysis backs this up and there is a large area of upper convergence ahead of the storm. Because of this and the lack of development from the GFS and ECMWF I wouldn't expect anything beyond a weak tropical storm for the next several days. Beyond the next several days, however, some models seem to try and spin it up again, or at least something in the same area. So we may have to watch it later in the forecast period for something more significant, but for the next few days I wouldn't expect much out of 93E.
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Quoting K8eCane:


Hangin in there sweety. got insomnia tonight
I have insomnia every night. When I work mornings, I come in looking like a zombie.
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Sadly, those are easily circumvented....
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Quoting Tazmanian:



thats been tryed and he comes on with new names


Then don't quote him lol
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Quoting Patrap:
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and i really wish they ues that on jfv name right now has he is repeatedly circumvent bans
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Quoting KoritheMan:


Shh. You weren't supposed to see that. ;)

How you doing, Kathy?


Hangin in there sweety. got insomnia tonight
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Quoting wxgeek723:


Holy crap I'm in that thing's eyewall.
yep scary thing is this could and can really happen someday
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Quoting WxGeekVA:


Just ignore him and he'll go away



thats been tryed and he comes on with new names
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Just ignore him and he'll go away
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Quoting KoritheMan:

If you're going to do that, make sure it isn't on my account. I want you at your best.

Lol you tell em coach!
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www.nhc.noaa.gov/satellite.shtml
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I feel better Keeper, really. I respect your opinion very much. And for the record, I think flattery is a horrible thing; if I say it, I mean it.
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Quoting Patterns:


Aren't you pass your bed time already? Go to bed; leave already!





your the one that needs too go a way not me
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Been lurking all day long, making some small side comments, just dont know what to talk and focus on. Posted some forecasts and thoughts on here earlier, just curious to see what the next RELIABLE GFS run has to offer for us tonight.
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Quoting TropicalAnalystwx13:

I'll go write one.
If you're going to do that, make sure it isn't on my account. I want you at your best.
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Quoting WxGeekVA:
Imagine a day when you woke up and saw this....



This would qualify as DOOM Level: OVER 9000

Great Photoshopping too BTW


Holy crap I'm in that thing's eyewall.
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Quoting Tribucanes



its all good
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Patterns, what gives? You stated you used to be here and was normal in your conversation like most of us. You said you started out good. It's how you finish that counts. Keep even tried to say you had good qualities. But like Sherman, you've burned all your bridges here. Those who seek attention by subterfuge are usually in great need on a psychological level. I'm a Christian counselor who will counsel you at no charge. I'm sincere in this offer. Take it if you wish.
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Quoting KoritheMan:
Cody, I don't see another blog from you today. Didn't we talk about this? >:(

No. You commented about it on my blog and I made no promises. :P

I'll go write one.
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