Daily Situation Report

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Date:  April 27, 2017

 

ROAD CLOSURES:

Taylor Circle in Fort Walton Beach will be closed from Tooke Street to Lisette Court beginning Wednesday, April 26, 2017, through Thursday, May 11, 2017, while crews replace stormwater pipe and associated infrastructure. No significant detour is required, as this is only a one block section of Taylor Circle. Residents on Taylor Circle west of the closure and on Lisette Court will have access from Davenport Road off of Woodham Avenue or Taylor Street off of South Avenue.  No other roads will be impacted.

 

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK:

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will move across the area today ahead of a cold front. While an isolated strong storm is possible, severe storms are not expected.

 

TROPICAL FORECAST:

Tropical forecast will resume on 1 June.

 

GENERAL WEATHER OUTLOOK:

Today:  A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Tonight:  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Friday:  A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Friday Night:  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

   

MARINE FORECAST:

Today:  South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest 13 to 18 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Tonight:  South winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 13 to 18 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

Friday:  South winds 13 to 18 knots becoming southeast. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

Friday Night:  Southeast winds 13 to 18 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet.

   

SURF FORECAST:

Rip Current Hazard: High

Surf Temperature: 74 degrees

 

Tides:

PENSACOLA PASS

HIGH 1.2 FEET 10:11 AM / LOW -0.2 FEET 9:12 PM / HIGH 1.3 FEET 10:51 AM

TIDE RANGE IS 1.5 FEET

 

NAVARRE BEACH

HIGH 1.4 FEET 8:58 AM / LOW -0.1 FEET 6:37 PM / HIGH 1.6 FEET 9:37 AM

TIDE RANGE IS 1.7 FEET

 

EAST PASS (DESTIN)

HIGH 0.7 FEET 11:01 AM / LOW -0.1 FEET 9:12 PM / HIGH 0.8 FEET 11:41 AM

TIDE RANGE IS 0.9 FEET

 

FIRE WEATHER:

KBDI drought index for previous day: 220

Humidity: 70% inland & 81% coastal

Mixing height: 2900 inland & 2000 coastal

Transport winds: SW at 18 inland & S at 26 coastal

Dispersion index: 55 inland & 53 coastal

 

RIVER LEVELS:

(R = rising, S = steady, F = falling)

Yellow/Milligan: 1.52 feet (S)

Blackwater/Baker: 1.66 feet (S)

Shoal/SR 85, Crestview: 4.07 feet (S)

Shoal/Mossy Head: 6.97 feet (S)

 

SUN / MOON DATA:

Begin Civil Twilight: 5:41 am

Sunrise: 6:06 am

Sunset: 7:22 pm

End Civil Twilight: 7:47 pm

Moonrise: 7:14 am

Moonset:  8:54 pm

Moon phase: Waxing 2%

 

Ken Wolfe, Okaloosa County Emergency Management