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Local Statement for KAREN



000
WTUS84 KMOB 052056
HLSMOB

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TROPICAL STORM KAREN LOCAL STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
356 PM CDT SAT OCT 5 2013

...KAREN STILL A TROPICAL STORM...BUT TROPICAL STORM WATCHES
CANCELLED FOR THE ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA COAST AND COASTAL
WATERS...

.NEW INFORMATION...
TROPICAL STORM WATCHES HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.

.AREAS AFFECTED...
THIS LOCAL STATEMENT PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDED
ACTIONS FOR PEOPLE AND MARINE INTERESTS IN SELECT LOCATIONS OF THE
NORTH CENTRAL GULF COAST REGION AND GULF COAST WATERS AND BAYS FROM
DESTIN TO PASCAGOULA OUT 60NM.

.WATCHES/WARNINGS...
TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCHES AND WARNINGS ARE NO LONGER IN EFFECT FOR THE
ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA COAST AND ADJACENT GULF COAST WATERS
AND BAYS FROM DESTIN TO PASCAGOULA OUT 60NM.

.STORM INFORMATION...
AT 3 PM CDT...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM KAREN WAS LOCATED NEAR
LATITUDE 28.1N...LONGITUDE 91.7W. THIS WAS ABOUT 280 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF MOBILE AL...OR ABOUT 320 MILES WEST-SOUTHWEST OF
PENSACOLA FL. STORM MOTION WAS N OR 360 DEGREES AT 2 MPH. STORM
INTENSITY WAS 40 MPH.

.SITUATION OVERVIEW...
KAREN IS BARELY A TROPICAL STORM AND EXPECTED TO WEAKEN TO A
DEPRESSION BY SUNDAY MORNING WHILE MOVING TO NEAR COASTAL SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA. THE DEPRESSION IS THEN EXPECTED TO CONTINUE EASTWARD JUST
SOUTH OF THE ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA PANHANDLE COAST SUNDAY
NIGHT AND MONDAY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE...
ESPECIALLY NEAR THE COAST. HEAVY SURF AND POTENTIAL MINOR COASTAL
FLOODING WILL CONTINUE UNTIL A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA
SUNDAY NIGHT. THE POTENTIAL FOR MINOR COASTAL FLOODING WILL BE
GREATEST DURING THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE LATER THIS EVENING AND AGAIN
LATE SUNDAY EVENING. A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES FOR
BEACHES AREA THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. MODERATE TO STRONG WINDS OVER
THE MARINE AREA MAY CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
NONE.

&&

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

ALZ061>064-052200-
/O.CAN.KMOB.TR.A.1012.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
UPPER MOBILE-UPPER BALDWIN-LOWER MOBILE-LOWER BALDWIN-
356 PM CDT SAT OCT 5 2013

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

$$

FLZ001>006-052200-
/O.CAN.KMOB.TR.A.1012.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
INLAND ESCAMBIA-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-INLAND SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL SANTA ROSA-INLAND OKALOOSA-COASTAL OKALOOSA-
356 PM CDT SAT OCT 5 2013

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

$$

GMZ630>632-052200-
/O.CAN.KMOB.TR.A.1012.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
NORTHERN MOBILE BAY-SOUTHERN MOBILE BAY-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
356 PM CDT SAT OCT 5 2013

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

$$

GMZ633-052200-
/O.CAN.KMOB.TR.A.1012.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
PERDIDO BAY-
356 PM CDT SAT OCT 5 2013

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

$$

GMZ634-052200-
/O.CAN.KMOB.TR.A.1012.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
PENSACOLA BAY SYSTEM-
356 PM CDT SAT OCT 5 2013

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

$$

GMZ635-052200-
/O.CAN.KMOB.TR.A.1012.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
CHOCTAWHATCHEE BAY-
356 PM CDT SAT OCT 5 2013

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

$$

GMZ650-655-670-675-052200-
/O.CAN.KMOB.TR.A.1012.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
COASTAL WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM PENSACOLA FL TO PASCAGOULA MS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DESTIN TO PENSACOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
356 PM CDT SAT OCT 5 2013

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS CANCELLED...

$$





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