Storms Bring Rough Seas to Alabama Coast

Weather officials flew red flags on Alabama’s Orange Beach as a storm brought choppy surf and high rip current risks on Monday, February 12. The storm was expected to bring damaging wind gusts and “very heavy rainfall” to southern Alabama on Monday morning, according to the National Weather Service (NWS. Footage shows the stormy Gulf of Mexico, which was a temperature of 61 F on Monday morning, according to Orange Beach Surf Rescue. A high rip current risk and a high surf advisory were in effect for Orange Beach through Tuesday afternoon, according to the NWS. Credit: Orange Beach Surf Rescue via Storyful