Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1215 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 0-20 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-INLAND VOLUSIA COUNTY-
NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
1215 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED LIGHTNING STORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON
FROM ABOUT LAKE KISSIMMEE AND MELBOURNE SOUTH TO LAKE OKEECHOBEE AND
JUPITER. DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...ALONG WITH LOCALLY
HEAVIER DOWNPOURS AND GUSTY SQUALLS TO ABOUT 30 OR 35 MPH WILL
BE POSSIBLE SHOULD ANY STORMS DEVELOP.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
STORMS OR GUSTY SQUALLS ALSO HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE WIND GUSTS
OF 30 TO 35 KNOTS OVER THE ADJACENT ATLANTIC WATERS...INTRACOASTAL
WATERWAY...AND LARGER INLAND LAKES.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
A BUILDING SWELL COUPLED WITH BREEZY ONSHORE WINDS WILL PRODUCE A
MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK AND ROUGH SURF AT AREA BEACHES TODAY. THE
GREATEST SEAWARD PULL WILL BE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS DUE TO
TIDAL EFFECTS. CHECK WITH OCEAN RESCUE PERSONNEL ABOUT SURF ZONE
HAZARDS WHEN ARRIVING AT THE BEACH AND ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
POOR TO HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS TODAY INTO TONIGHT AS A MODERATE TO FRESH EAST TO
EAST-NORTHEAST BREEZE MAINTAINS SEAS UP TO 6 TO 7 FEET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
A LOW PRESSURE CENTER IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHERN
BAHAMAS BY EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING AND MOVE SLOWLY NORTHWARD
OFFSHORE OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA. THIS SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE POOR
BEACH AND BOATING CONDITIONS INTO LATE WEEK. A PERIOD OF MINOR
BEACH EROSION WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED STORMS WILL STILL BE POSSIBLE
WEDNESDAY AND THEN DRIER AIR IS EXPECTED TO BUILD IN ON THE BACK
SIDE OF THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DECREASING RAIN CHANCES INTO LATE
WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

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WEITLICH/CRISTALDI



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