Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS62 KTBW 261306
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
906 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.SHORT TERM (TODAY)...
A FRONT WAS WELL NORTH OF THE AREA...FROM OK TO NC...WHILE A
SURFACE RIDGE AXIS WAS SOUTH OF FL. BETWEEN THE TWO SOME DEEPER
MOISTURE WAS STREAMING ALOFT THE COAST COAST WHILE A WEAK PRE-
FRONTAL TROUGH WAS IN THE NORTH-CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST GULF WATERS
AND NORTHERN FL. THIS WAS PRODUCING SOME SHOWERS AND A STORM OR
TWO...BRUSHING THROUGH LEVY AND NORTHERN CITRUS. HAVE TRENDED
DOWN POPS AND WEATHER ACROSS THE NORTH TO BETTER REFLECT THE
ONGOING AND EXPECTED NEAR TERM CONDITIONS. OTHERWISE THE REMAINDER
OF THE FORECAST LOOKS GOOD...WITH ACTIVITY WEAKENING AND SLIDING
EAST DURING REST OF THE DAY.

&&

.AVIATION...
26/12Z-27/12Z. WITH THE EXCEPTION OF SOME MVFR BR AT LAL...
EXPECTED TO LIFT IN THE NEXT HOUR SO...VFR PREVAILS WITH SCT TO
OCNL BKN MID-HIGH CLOUDS. VCNTY SHRA LIMITED TO TPA/PIE/LAL.
SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS AT THE COAST SPREAD INLAND AND BECOME GUSTY
BY LATE MORNING,

&&

.MARINE...
SOUTHWEST AND WEST WINDS IN THE 10 TO 20 KNOT RANGE CONTINUE INTO
THE AFTERNOON WITH EXERCISE CAUTION HEADLINE FOR SOME OF THE
MARINE ZONES. NEXT FORECAST OUT BY 10 AM WITH ONLY MINOR CHANGES.

&&

.TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR
     COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL
     SARASOTA-PINELLAS.

GULF WATERS...NONE.
&&

$$

SHORT TERM/AVIATION/MARINE...09/RUDE
DECISION SUPPORT SERVICES...25/DAVIS


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