Nassau Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 17. huhtikuuta 2014 klo 21:27 (EDT)

The Flood Warning continues for the St Mary's River at Macclenny. * Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled. * At 8:45 PM Thursday the stage was 13.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 12.0 feet. * Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 14.7 feet by Monday evening then begin falling. * 14.0 feet...minor flooding of low bottomlands along the river and some lower river access roads. * 12.0 feet...this will cause minor flooding of low lying areas and Timber lands.

Fld observed 7am EST / 8am EDT forecast location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun Mon Tue

St. Marys Macclenny 12 13.0 Thu 09 PM 13.1 13.6 14.3 14.6 14.6

Lat...Lon 3035 8220 3034 8203 3062 8198 3062 8204 3038 8207 3041 8221

Areal Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement
Statement as of 18. huhtikuuta 2014 klo 04:11 (EDT)

...Flood Watch remains in effect from noon EDT today through late tonight...

The Flood Watch continues for

* all of northeast Florida and southeast Georgia.

* From noon EDT today through late tonight

* widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are expected... with isolated amounts up to 6 inches possible in southeast Georgia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.


408 am EDT Fri Apr 18 2014

...High surf advisory in effect until 7 PM EDT this evening... ...High rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a high surf advisory...which is in effect until 7 PM EDT this evening.

* Waves and surf...rough pounding surf of 6 to 8 feet is expected today...decreasing early this evening.

* Timing...strong onshore winds will create a high risk of rip currents through early this evening.

* currents will be common at area beaches through this evening. Beach goers should exercise caution if entering the surf.

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 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.

A high surf advisory means that high surf will affect beaches in the advisory area...producing rip currents and localized beach erosion.

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