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WHUS44 KMOB 010815
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
215 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY
TODAY...SOUTHERLY FLOW INCREASES AND COMBINED WITH HIGH TIDAL RANGES...
CONDITIONS SUPPORT AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR DANGEROUS TO
POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS TODAY AND TONIGHT. ALTHOUGH THE COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE BRINGS A WIND SHIFT LATE TONIGHT AND A MODERATE TO
STRONG NORTHWEST FLOW FOR MONDAY...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS LOOK
TO LINGER.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-011615-
/O.NEW.KMOB.RP.S.0004.150201T1200Z-150203T0000Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
215 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A RIP CURRENT
RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...TODAY THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$


PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM






000
WHUS44 KMOB 010815
CFWMOB

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
215 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

.AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY
TODAY...SOUTHERLY FLOW INCREASES AND COMBINED WITH HIGH TIDAL RANGES...
CONDITIONS SUPPORT AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR DANGEROUS TO
POTENTIALLY DEADLY RIP CURRENTS TODAY AND TONIGHT. ALTHOUGH THE COLD
FRONTAL PASSAGE BRINGS A WIND SHIFT LATE TONIGHT AND A MODERATE TO
STRONG NORTHWEST FLOW FOR MONDAY...A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS LOOK
TO LINGER.

ALZ063-064-FLZ002-004-006-011615-
/O.NEW.KMOB.RP.S.0004.150201T1200Z-150203T0000Z/
LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-COASTAL SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL OKALOOSA-
215 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A RIP CURRENT
RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST THIS MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...TODAY THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

$$


PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE TO SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE
NEW RIP CURRENT HAZARD...

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=RCVTECCHM







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