Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report for Friday, August 19th, 2022

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Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report

EOC Activation Level: Level 3
Meteorological Summary:
  • Scattered showers and thunderstorms develop statewide through the afternoon (50-75% chance of rain).
  • A few thunderstorms during the peak heating hours of the day may be strong and capable of producing gusty winds, frequent lightning, and heavy rainfall rates.  
  • The Weather Prediction Center (WPC) is outlooking a Marginal Risk for Flash Flooding (level 1 of 4) across the western Panhandle; localized flooding over low-lying and poor drainage areas possible.
  • An elevated rip current risk can be expected along most Panhandle, Northeast Florida, and Palm Beach County beaches.
  • The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is monitoring Invest 99L over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico, with a 40% (medium) chance of development over the next 48 hours and 5 days. This system poses no threat to Florida.

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