Gulf Shores, AL

7:36 AM CDT on June 24, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Orange Beach Sportsplex | | Change Station

Elev 35 ft 30.28 °N, 87.62 °W | Updated 14 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
82.4 °F
Feels Like 93 °F
N
2.0
Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 7.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.02 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 93 °F
Dew Point 80 °F
Humidity 92%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:50 AM 7:56 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KJKA 241215Z AUTO 23005KT 10SM CLR 27/27 A3002 RMK AO2 T02720268
Pressure 30.02 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 93 °F
Dew Point 80 °F
Humidity 92%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:50 AM 7:56 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KJKA 241215Z AUTO 23005KT 10SM CLR 27/27 A3002 RMK AO2 T02720268

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Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 8:38 PM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Styx river near Elsanor
* until Saturday morning.
* At 8pm Friday the stage was 13.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by early tomorrow.
* At 12 feet... residents downstream at Seminole Landing should be alert to
possible flooding as the river rises to 12 feet.


Lat... Lon 3063 8758 3060 8749 3057 8751 3062 8759





832 PM CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... Flood Warning extended until Sunday evening... the Flood Warning continues for
the Perdido river near Barrineau Park
* until Sunday evening.
* At 7pm Friday the stage was 17.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13 feet.
* The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Sunday afternoon.
* At 17.5 feet... water enters the first floor of adventures unlimited office
building.


Lat... Lon 3080 8761 3080 8756 3065 8737 3051 8744
3052 8746 3064 8740




Areal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:51 AM CDT Jun. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a

* flood advisory for...
central Mobile County in southwestern Alabama...
west central Baldwin County in southwestern Alabama...

* until 745 am CDT

* at 449 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated showers and isolated
thunderstorms producing heavy rainfall from near Tillmans Corner
to near Bay Minette. A quick one to one and a half inches of rain
may fall, which could lead to flooding in urban and low lying
areas and ponding of water on area roadways.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Midtown Mobile, downtown Mobile, Prichard, Tillmans Corner, Bay
Minette, Theodore, Chickasaw, Spanish Fort, Stapleton, i65 and i165
and i10 and i65.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3065 8827 3080 8810 3093 8768 3081 8761
      3045 8826



421 am CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

... High rip current risk now in effect through late tonight...
... High surf advisory is cancelled...

The National Weather Service in Mobile has cancelled the high
surf advisory.

* Rip current impacts... frequent life threatening rip currents
are expected.

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.





406 am CDT Sat Jun 24 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Alabama, northwest Florida, and southeast
Mississippi, including the following areas, in Alabama,
Baldwin central, Baldwin coastal, Baldwin inland, Butler,
Choctaw, Conecuh, Escambia, Monroe, Washington, and Wilcox. In
northwest Florida, Escambia coastal, Escambia inland, Santa
Rosa coastal, and Santa Rosa inland. In southeast Mississippi,
George, Greene, Perry, stone, and Wayne.

* Through late tonight

* additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches with locally
higher amounts possible will fall on saturated ground
conditions. These additional rainfall amounts may result in
flash flooding. In addition to the risk of flash flooding,
many area rivers are now in or will soon go into minor to
moderate flood.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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