Flash Flood Watch In Effect To Due Tropical Storm Barry (With Graphics, Local Forecast)

July 12, 2019

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Tropical Storm Barry continues to move across the Gulf of Mexico toward a weekend landfall in Louisiana. For Escambia County, the biggest threats will be heavy rain of 4-7 inches with possible flooding, a high risk of risk currents and high surf of 5-8 feet.

There is a flash flood watch in effect until Sunday afternoon, and Escambia County has made free sand for sandbags available. For locations, click here.

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:

Friday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 85. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.

Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.

[Image of probabilities of 34-kt winds]

[Image of WPC QPF U.S. rainfall potential]

[Image of WPC Flash Flooding/Excessive Rainfall Outlook]

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