Date: April 24, 2014
Construction crews will install fiber optic conduit along Interstate 10 (I-10) Tuesday, April 22 through Friday, April 25 from 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. The work will require intermittent lane closures on State Road (S.R.) 285, County Road 189, U.S. 331 and S.R. 81 where these roadways pass under I-10.
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK:
Areas of dense fog restricting visibilities to 1/4 of a mile or less will begin to lift by 9 am this morning. Dense fog will be possible again in some locations overnight and early Friday morning.
For the North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico
The tropical forecast will resume 1 June 2014
GENERAL WEATHER OUTLOOK:
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Light and variable wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning.
Tonight: Areas of fog after 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night: Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight.
Today: S wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Tonight: S wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Friday: WSW wind 10 to 15 kt. A slight chance of showers after 1pm. Seas around 2 ft.
Friday Night: WSW wind 10 to 15 kt becoming N after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
Rip Current Hazard: Low
Outlook for Tomorrow: Moderate
Surf Temperature: 66 degrees
At Navarre beach
Low 0.3 ft 1:01 am / high 0.8 ft 9:03 am / low 0.7 ft 11:38 am / high 0.9 ft 7:20 pm
Tide range is 0.6 feet
At east pass (Destin)
Low 0.1 ft 3:47 am / high 0.4 ft 8:05 pm / low 0.1 ft 3:46 am fri /
Tide range is 0.3 feet
At Pensacola pass
Low 0.2 ft 3:47 am / high 0.7 ft 7:15 pm / low 0.3 ft 3:46 am fri
Tide range is 0.5 feet
For tide data please go to http://www.srh.noaa.gov/data/MOB/TIDMOB
Keetch Byram drought index (KBDI): 000 – 100 Index for previous day: 27
Humidity: 44% inland & 54% coastal
Mixing height: 6000 inland & 4300 coastal
Transport winds: S at 9 inland & S at 10 coastal
Dispersion index: 60 inland & 48 coastal
(R = rising, S = steady, F = falling)
Yellow/Milligan: 8.04 ft (F)
Blackwater/Baker: 4.64 ft (F)
Shoal/SR 85, Crestview: 7.04 ft: (F)
Shoal/Mossy Head: 9.53 ft (F)
SUN / MOON DATA:
Sunset: 1920 pm
End civil twilight: 1945
Moon phase: 24%
Moonrise: 0340 tomorrow
Moonset: 1454 today
Begin civil twilight: 0543
Ken Wolfe, Okaloosa County Emergency Management