Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report for Tuesday, November 21, 2023

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Florida State Watch Office Morning Situation Report

EOC Activation Level: Level 2
Meteorological Summary:
  • Active and unsettled weather pattern expected along the I-10 corridor as a cold front advances eastward today and tonight.
  • The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) is outlooking a Slight Risk for Severe Weather (level 2 of 5) over the western Florida Panhandle, with a Marginal Risk (level 1 of 5) extending through the Big Bend.
  • Stronger and more organized thunderstorm activity may be capable of producing locally damaging wind gusts (45-60 mph), isolated brief tornadoes, lightning, and heavy rainfall rates.
  • There is a Marginal Risk for Flash Flooding (level 1 of 4) residing across the western Florida Panhandle as localized, short-lived runoff issues may occur over poor drainage/low-lying areas.
  • Breezy conditions develop statewide ahead of the approaching cold front, with wind gusts reaching 15-25 mph this afternoon.
  • A mixture of sunshine and clouds expected for the Florida Peninsula today; rain chances confined along the Florida Keys (15-25% chance of rain).
  • Water levels remain in minor flood stage along the St. Johns River near Astor, and a River Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice.
  • Dangerous marine and beach conditions begin to develop along several Florida beaches, with a moderate to high risk of rip currents residing along Florida Panhandle and East Coast beaches.
  • The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is monitoring two disturbances in the tropical Atlantic, these systems pose no threat to Florida.

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