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Local Statement for ARTHUR (Text)



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WTUS82 KJAX 021837
HLSJAX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL STORM ARTHUR LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
237 PM EDT WED JUL 2 2014

...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN REPLACED BY SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY...

.NEW INFORMATION...
TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS FOR THE OFFSHORE WATERS HAVE BEEN
REPLACED WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN
PORT UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS SUBSIDE LATER ON THURSDAY.

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT OFFERS GUIDANCE AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR
MARINERS...AS WELL AS OTHER MARINE INTERESTS...ALONG ALL COASTAL
WATERS OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA COASTAL WATERS.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT
ANYWHERE ACROSS NORTHEAST FLORIDA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA AND
ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

PLEASE CHECK THE LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE MARINE
FORECAST FOR DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT ADDITIONAL HAZARDS.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 2 PM EDT...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ARTHUR WAS LOCATED
NEAR LATITUDE 29.4N...LONGITUDE 79.1W. THIS WAS ABOUT 150 MILES
EAST-SOUTHEAST OF JACKSONVILLE FL...OR ABOUT 120 MILES EAST OF
FLAGLER BEACH FL. STORM MOTION WAS N OR 360 DEGREES AT 7 MPH.
STORM INTENSITY WAS 60 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
TROPICAL STORM ARTHUR WILL BE MOVING PAST NORTH FLORIDA AND
SOUTHEAST GEORGIA TODAY AND TONIGHT. MOST OF THE STRONG WINDS
ASSOCIATED WITH THE STORM ARE ON THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE STORM AND
SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE NOT EXPECT IN OUR COASTAL
WATERS. WINDS MAY OCCASIONALLY GUST TO 35 KNOTS AND SMALL CRAFT
SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS SUBSIDE LATER ON
THURSDAY. 

PLEASE CHECK WIND AND SEA CONDITIONS BEFORE VENTURING OFFSHORE
THIS FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD REMAIN IN PORT UNTIL WINDS AND SEAS SUBSIDE.

&&

.NEXT UPDATE...
AS IT PERTAINS TO THIS EVENT...THIS WILL BE THE LAST LOCAL
STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE
REGARDING THE EFFECTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE HAZARDS UPON THE AREA. 

AMZ470-472-474-021945-
/O.CAN.KJAX.TR.W.1001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
237 PM EDT WED JUL 2 2014

...THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY....

...NEW INFORMATION...
THE TROPICAL STORM WARNING HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY THROUGH 11 AM ON THURSDAY. 

...WINDS AND SEAS...
SUSTAINED TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS ARE NO LONGER EXPECTED OVER
THE OFFSHORE WATERS HOWEVER WINDS MAY OCCASIONALLY GUST TO 35
KNOTS. 

PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE COASTAL
WATERS FORECAST FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

$$

SANDRIK




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