Baldwin Coastal Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 10:45 PM CST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Thursday
afternoon...

* where... Gulf beaches of Alabama and northwest Florida.

* Impacts... frequent life-threatening rip currents are expected.
The surf is dangerous for all levels of swimmers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

There is a high risk of rip currents. Rip currents are life-
threatening to anyone entering the surf. Swim near a lifeguard.
If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don't fight the current.
Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to
escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired,
float or tread water until out of the rip current.




Dense Fog Advisory
Issued: 9:47 PM CST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Dense fog advisory remains in effect until 9 am CST Thursday...

* visibility... one quarter mile or less at times.

* Impacts... dense fog can create hazardous driving conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced
to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use your
headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.




Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 10:45 PM CST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk remains in effect through Thursday
afternoon...

* where... Gulf beaches of Alabama and northwest Florida.

* Impacts... frequent life-threatening rip currents are expected.
The surf is dangerous for all levels of swimmers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

There is a high risk of rip currents. Rip currents are life-
threatening to anyone entering the surf. Swim near a lifeguard.
If caught in a rip current remain calm. Don't fight the current.
Swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to
escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. If tired,
float or tread water until out of the rip current.




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