Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report for Wednesday, May 24, 2023

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Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report

EOC Activation Level: Level 2
Meteorological Summary:
  • Numerous to widespread showers and thunderstorms develop across the Florida Peninsula this afternoon as a frontal boundary drifts southward (75-95% chance of rain).
  • A few thunderstorms may become strong to locally severe along and south of the front (Marginal Risk for Severe Weather – level 1 of 5).
  • Locally damaging wind gusts (45-60 mph), hail (dime to quarter size), frequent lightning, and heavy rainfall possible.
  • Heavy rainfall rates may lead to localized areas of flooding and ponding of water over urban and poor drainage/low-lying locations (Marginal Risk for Flash Flooding – level 1 of 4).
  • Dry air begins to infiltrate the Florida Panhandle today, with elevated rain chances confined to areas along and south of the I-10 corridor (45-60% chance of rain).
  • Warm temperatures and humid conditions will allow for temperatures to feel like the lower to middle 90s across the Florida Peninsula before rain relief this afternoon.
  • Persistent northeasterly winds to yield a moderate to high risk of rip currents along all Atlantic Coast beaches today, with a moderate risk residing along the Panhandle coastline.

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