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8/19/2022 10:00:47 AM

Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report for Friday, August 19th, 2022

Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report

EOC Activation Level: Level 3
Meteorological Summary:
  • Scattered showers and thunderstorms develop statewide through the afternoon (50-75% chance of rain).
  • A few thunderstorms during the peak heating hours of the day may be strong and capable of producing gusty winds, frequent lightning, and heavy rainfall rates.  
  • The Weather Prediction Center (WPC) is outlooking a Marginal Risk for Flash Flooding (level 1 of 4) across the western Panhandle; localized flooding over low-lying and poor drainage areas possible.
  • An elevated rip current risk can be expected along most Panhandle, Northeast Florida, and Palm Beach County beaches.
  • The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is monitoring Invest 99L over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico, with a 40% (medium) chance of development over the next 48 hours and 5 days. This system poses no threat to Florida.

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Morning Situation Report

8/18/2022 10:00:01 AM

Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report for Thursday, August 18, 2022

Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report

EOC Activation Level: Level 3
Meteorological Summary:
  • As a frontal boundary lingers over North Florida today, elevated rain chances can be expected statewide.
  • Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible across portions of North Florida, mainly across Northeast Florida (Marginal Risk).
  • The primary concerns with this activity will be locally damaging wind gusts (40-60 mph), frequent lightning, and heavy rainfall rates this afternoon and evening.
  • The Weather Prediction Center (WPC) is outlooking a Marginal Risk for Flash Flooding (level 1 of 4) across Northeast Florida; localized flooding over low-lying and poor drainage areas possible.
  • An elevated rip current risk can be expected along most Panhandle beaches, with a locally high risk along Gulf County beaches.
  • Dryness intensified and expanded along the East Coast, with regions of moderate drought reintroduced in parts of the Space Coast.
  • The National Hurricane Center (NHC) continues to monitor a potential area of development over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. This system has a 20% (low) chance of development over the next 48 hours, and a 30% (low) chance of development over the next 5 days. This disturbance poses no threat to Florida.

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Morning Situation Report

8/17/2022 10:00:47 AM

Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report for Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report

EOC Activation Level: Level 3
Meteorological Summary:
  • As a frontal boundary gradually progresses southward over the Southeast U.S. today elevated rain chances can be expected statewide, away from the Florida Keys (45-65% chance of rain).
  • Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible across portions of North and Central Florida, mainly along and north of the I-4 corridor (Marginal Risk).
  • The primary concerns with this activity will be locally damaging wind gusts (40-60 mph), frequent lightning, and heavy rainfall rates this afternoon and evening.
  • The Weather Prediction Center (WPC) is outlooking a Marginal Risk for Flash Flooding (level 1 of 4) across the western Panhandle; localized flooding over low-lying and poor drainage areas possible.
  • Heat Advisories will remain in effect for portions of the western Panhandle as feels like temperatures reach 106-110 degrees this afternoon.
  • An elevated rip current risk can be expected along most Panhandle beaches, with a locally high risk along Gulf County beaches.
  • The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is monitoring an area of potential development over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico. There is a 20% (low) chance of development over the next 5 days, however this disturbance poses no threat to Florida.

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Morning Situation Report

8/16/2022 10:07:00 AM

Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report for Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report

EOC Activation Level: Level 3
Meteorological Summary:
  • A typical summertime pattern will take shape this afternoon as scattered showers and thunderstorms develop along the sea breeze, with a few strong thunderstorms possible (30-55% chance of rain).
  • A few strong to locally severe thunderstorms cannot be ruled over the western Panhandle later this afternoon and evening, setting the stage for another stormy day over North Florida on Wednesday.
  • Locally damaging wind gusts (40-60 mph), frequent lightning, and heavy downpours will be possible.  
  • Heat Advisories are in effect for the western Panhandle as temperatures will feel like 106-110 degrees this afternoon.
  • Onshore winds will yield an elevated rip current risk along most Panhandle and East Coast beaches; a locally high risk can be expected along southwest-facing Panhandle beaches.
  • The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is monitoring a potential area for development over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico; there is a 20% (low) chance of development over the next 5 days.

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Morning Situation Report

8/15/2022 10:05:10 AM

Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report for Monday, August 15, 2022

Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report

EOC Activation Level: Level 3
Meteorological Summary:
  • A relatively drier air mass over North Florida will yield mostly sunny skies and lower rain chances (20-40% chance of rain).
  • In the Peninsula, scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop through the afternoon along the sea breeze (60-80%).
  • A few thunderstorms may be strong and capable of producing locally gusty winds, frequent lightning, and heavy downpours.
  • The Weather Prediction Center (WPC) is outlooking a Marginal Risk for Flash Flooding (level 1 of 4) along the I-95 corridor in Southeast Florida.
  • Afternoon temperatures will feel like the triple digits over the western Panhandle, West Coast, and Florida Keys.
  • Onshore winds will yield a moderate risk for rip currents along most Panhandle and East Coast beaches.
  • The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has decreased the chance of formation for a disturbance in the Central Atlantic (near 0%). This system does not pose a threat to Florida.

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Morning Situation Report