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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Wed 09/16/2020 04:45 AM EDT

End Time

Wed 09/16/2020 12:45 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

Emergency

Locations Affected

Ocean City, FL ∙ East Milton, FL ∙ Holley Navarre, FL ∙ Midway, FL ∙ Navarre, FL ∙ Navarre Beach, FL ∙ Fort Walton Beach, FL ∙ Gulf Breeze, FL ∙ Pensacola Bay, FL ∙ Shalimar, FL

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Mobile AL 345 AM CDT Wed Sep 16 2020 ...FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR SOUTHEASTERN SANTA ROSA AND SOUTHWESTERN OKALOOSA COUNTIES OF THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE... The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Southwestern Okaloosa County in northwestern Florida... Southeastern Santa Rosa County in northwestern Florida... * Until 1145 AM CDT Wednesday. * At 340 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain in Southeastern Santa Rosa and Southwestern Okaloosa Counties of the western Florida Panhandle. Between 15 and 25 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring. This is a FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY for Southeastern Santa Rosa and Southwestern Okaloosa counties of the western Florida Panhandle. This is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK HIGHER GROUND NOW! HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Hurricane rainbands producing flash flooding. SOURCE...Doppler radar, gage reports, rapid observed small creek and stream rises and request for water rescues. IMPACT...This is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK HIGHER GROUND NOW! Life threatening flash flooding of low water crossings, small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Wright, Fort Walton Beach, Eglin AFB, Valparaiso, Gulf Breeze, Mary Esther, Ocean City, Lake Lorraine, Oriole Beach, Navarre, Shalimar, Cinco Bayou, Navarre Beach, Harper, Holley, Parkerville, Broxson, Wynnehaven Beach, Pine Bluff and Ward Basin. This is a very serious situation. Additional rainfall amounts of 10 to 15 inches are possible in the warned area today. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Move to higher ground now! This is an extremely dangerous and life-threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order. Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. && LAT...LON 3033 8730 3041 8718 3053 8712 3053 8707 3062 8697 3072 8672 3071 8663 3073 8659 3053 8650 3049 8647 3046 8649 3046 8654 3043 8655 3043 8658 3040 8658 3039 8680 3033 8728 3032 8729 3032 8727 3031 8730 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CATASTROPHIC EXPECTED RAINFALL...2.5-3.5 INCHES IN 1 HOUR