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Date: January 27, 2015

ROAD CLOSURES:

Traffic on State Road 85 across Garners Bayou Bridge in Shalimar will be restricted from 7pm, January 27th to 3am, January 28th as crews repair bridge joints.

Traffic on State Road 20 across Swift Creek Bridge in Niceville will be restricted from 8pm, January 28th to midnight as crews repair bridge joints.

For updated road closures please go to the following website:

http://webeoc.co.okaloosa.fl.us/eoc7/ExternalContent/closures.html

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK:

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

TROPICAL FORECAST:

For the North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico

The tropical forecast will return June 01, 2015.

GENERAL WEATHER OUTLOOK:

Today: Sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest winds around 15 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. North winds 10 to 15 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 58. North winds 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. East winds around 5 mph.

MARINE FORECAST:

Today: Northwest winds 13 to 18 knots, seas 2 to 4 feet.

Tonight: Northwest winds 13 to 18 knots and becoming north. Seas will be 2 to 3 feet.

Wednesday: Northeast winds 13 to 18 knots and becoming east 5 to 10 knots. Seas will be 2 to 3 feet.

Wednesday night: East winds 5 to 10 knots and becoming southeast 8 to 13 knots. Seas will be around 2 feet.

SURF FORECAST:

Rip Current Hazard: Moderate

Outlook for Tomorrow: Moderate

Surf Temperature: 62 degrees

Tides:

Navarre Beach:
Low -0.1 ft 2:13 am, high 0.8 ft 3:33 pm / low -0.3 ft 2:54 am Wednesday / tide range is 1.1 feet

East Pass (Destin):
Low -0.1 ft 2:39 am, high 0.4 ft 4:33 pm / low -0.1 ft 3:43 am Wednesday / tide range is 0.5 feet

Pensacola Pass:
Low -0.2 ft 2:39 am, high 0.7 ft 3:43 pm / low -0.3 ft 3:43 am Wednesday / tide range is 1.0 feet

Dauphin Island:
Low -0.2 ft 4:54 am, high 0.7 ft 5:02 pm / low -0.3 ft 5:09 am Wednesday / tide range is 1.0 feet

FIRE WEATHER:

Keetch Byram drought index (KBDI): 001 099
Index for previous day: 9

Humidity: 42% inland & 46% coastal
Mixing height: 3300 inland & 3300 coastal
Transport winds: NW at 18 inland & NW at 18 coastal
Dispersion index: 63 inland & 62 coastal

RIVER LEVELS:

(R = rising, S = steady, F = falling)

Yellow/Milligan: 5.71 ft (F)

Blackwater/Baker: 3.33 ft (F)

Shoal/SR 85, Crestview: 5.60 ft (F)

Shoal/Mossy Head: 7.58 ft (F)

SUN / MOON DATA:

Sunset: 1718
End civil twilight: 1743
Moon phase: waxing 56%
Moonrise: 1137 today
Moonset: 0113 tomorrow
Begin civil twilight: 0614
Sunrise: 0639

Randy McDaniel, Okaloosa County Emergency Management

Dino J. Villani,
Director of Public Safety
90 College Boulevard East
Niceville, FL 32578
Phone: (850) 651-7150
Fax: (850) 651-7170