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Flash Flood Warning

Status

New Event Expired

Start Time

Wed 09/16/2020 10:33 AM EDT

End Time

Wed 09/16/2020 06:30 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

Emergency

Locations Affected

Pensacola, FL ∙ Loxley, AL ∙ Perdido Key, AL ∙ Robertsdale, AL ∙ Lillian, AL ∙ Avalon Mulat, FL ∙ Elberta, AL ∙ Perdido Beach, AL ∙ Warrington, FL ∙ Gonzalez, FL

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Mobile AL 933 AM CDT Wed Sep 16 2020 ...FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR PORTIONS OF BALDWIN COUNTY ALABAMA AND THE WESTERN FLOIRIDA PANHANDLE... The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for... Southeastern Baldwin County in southwestern Alabama... Southeastern Escambia County in northwestern Florida... Southwestern Okaloosa County in northwestern Florida... Southwestern Santa Rosa County in northwestern Florida... * Until 530 PM CDT Wednesday. * At 930 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain in Portions of Baldwin County Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle. Up to 20 inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring. This is a FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY for Portions of Baldwin County Alabama and the western Floirida Panhandle. This is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK HIGHER GROUND NOW! HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Hurricane rainbands producing extremely heavy rain. SOURCE...Doppler radar. 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... Pensacola, Ferry Pass, Brent, West Pensacola, Wright, Fort Walton Beach, Ensley, Daphne, Warrington, Fairhope, Niceville, Gonzalez, Gulf Shores, Eglin AFB, Foley, Valparaiso, Gulf Breeze, Orange Beach, Spanish Fort and Goulding. We are now beginning to receive multiple reports of water rescues with water entering homes and businesses across the warned area. 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. && LAT...LON 3067 8795 3069 8795 3071 8748 3064 8731 3050 8715 3054 8713 3053 8707 3061 8697 3073 8673 3070 8663 3074 8658 3049 8646 3040 8664 3020 8783 3026 8783 3028 8777 3036 8783 3040 8790 3048 8795 3054 8790 FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CATASTROPHIC EXPECTED RAINFALL...5-10 INCHES IN 8 HOURS