Gulf Shores, AL (36542)

2:44 PM CDT on June 23, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Shady Lagoon | | Change Station

Elev 43 ft 30.25 °N, 87.78 °W | Updated 20 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
83.5 °F
Feels Like 93 °F
N
10.0
Wind Variable Wind from South

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.98 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 1300 ft
Heat Index 93 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 80%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:50 AM 7:56 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR KJKA 231935Z AUTO 18012G19KT 10SM OVC013 29/27 A2998 RMK AO2 T02870268
Pressure 29.98 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 1300 ft
Heat Index 93 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 80%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:50 AM 7:56 PM
Waning Crescent, 0% visible
METAR KJKA 231935Z AUTO 18012G19KT 10SM OVC013 29/27 A2998 RMK AO2 T02870268

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High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement, Coastal Flood Warning
Issued: 1:29 PM CDT Jun. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... High surf advisory until 10 am CDT Saturday...
... High rip current risk through Saturday morning...
... Coastal Flood Warning remains in effect until 6 PM CDT this
evening...

* surf heights... breakers of 4 to 6 feet.

* Coastal flooding... 2 to 4 feet of water above normally dry
ground can be expected this morning through early afternoon
along low lying areas of the Alabama coast... especially around
times of high tide.

* Coastal flood impacts... moderate flooding impacts along
coastal areas... especially over locations such as the west end
of Dauphin Island... shell belt Road between Bayou La Batre and
Coden and other and other low lying areas along the shore.

* High surf and rip current impacts... the surf will be dangerous
to all swimmers. Frequent life threatening rip currents are
expected. Minor beach erosion is also possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or
imminent. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert
for rising water, and take appropriate action to protect life and
property.

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in
the advisory area, producing localized beach erosion and
dangerous swimming conditions.

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.







1111 am CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... Flood Warning extended until Saturday morning for
the Styx river near Elsanor
* until Saturday morning.
* At 10 am Friday the stage was 15 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate 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





1108 am CDT Fri Jun 23 2017

... Flood Warning extended until Monday morning for
the Perdido river near Barrineau Park
* until Monday morning.
* At 10 am Friday the stage was 17.8 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 early Monday morning.
* At 13 feet... river begins to leave its banks at the parking lot of adventures
unlimited. River begins to threaten several permanently parked travel trailers.
* 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