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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Wed 09/16/2020 06:00 AM EDT

End Time

Wed 09/16/2020 01:45 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Pensacola, FL ∙ Flomaton, AL ∙ Loxley, AL ∙ Perdido Key, AL ∙ Robertsdale, AL ∙ Bagdad, FL ∙ Bradley, AL ∙ Lillian, AL ∙ Whiting Field Nas South, FL ∙ McKinnon, FL

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Mobile AL 500 AM CDT Wed Sep 16 2020 The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Southwestern Covington County in south central Alabama... Southern Escambia County in south central Alabama... Baldwin County in southwestern Alabama... Escambia County in northwestern Florida... Okaloosa County in northwestern Florida... Santa Rosa County in northwestern Florida... * Until 1245 PM CDT Wednesday. * At 500 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain in The western Florida Panhandle and portions of southwestern and south central Alabama. Between 4 and 25 inches of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by hurricane rainbands producing excessively heavy rainfall in a short period of time. SOURCE...Doppler radar, public reports of flooding, ongoing water rescues and gage reports. IMPACT...Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Pensacola, Ferry Pass, Brent, West Pensacola, Wright, Fort Walton Beach, Ensley, Daphne, Warrington, Crestview, Fairhope, Niceville, Gonzalez, Destin, Gulf Shores, Eglin AFB, Bay Minette, Foley, Pace and Milton. Additional rainfall amounts of 10 to 15 inches are possible in the warned area today as Sally's core moves through the warned area. This will replace the original Flash Flood Warning that will soon expire. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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 3067 8795 3087 8791 3092 8786 3119 8619 3099 8619 3099 8639 3037 8639 3039 8665 3020 8783 3026 8783 3028 8777 3037 8783 3040 8790 3048 8795 3053 8790 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED EXPECTED RAINFALL...1.5-2.5 INCHES IN 1 HOUR