Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report for Friday, May 26, 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 Northeast Florida and the Florida Peninsula today (75-90% chance of rain).
  • Isolated strong to locally severe thunderstorms possible this afternoon over the southern Peninsula; Marginal Risk for Severe Weather (level 1 of 5).
  • Locally damaging wind gusts (45-60 mph), frequent lightning, small hail, and heavy rainfall possible.
  • Localized flooding may develop across urban corridors and low-lying/poor drainage areas in the Peninsula this afternoon.
  • Organizing non-tropical area of low pressure over the adjacent southwestern Atlantic water to bring marine and coastal impacts to Northeast and East-Central Florida.
  • Strong northerly to northeasterly winds to spread through the state today; Wind Advisories go into effect this afternoon (40-45 mph wind gusts).
  • Minor coastal and tidal flooding will be possible along Northeast Florida coast and St. Johns River Basin, courtesy of large swells and persistent onshore flow.
  • Deteriorating beach and boating conditions continue to evolve today, with High Surf Advisories extending along the Florida East Coast.
  • A moderate to high risk of rip currents expected along all Panhandle and Atlantic beaches today.

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