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

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
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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-
516 PM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ISOLATED LIGHTNING STORMS WILL BE EMBEDDED WITHIN SHOWERS AND
OCCASIONAL SQUALLS AS THEY QUICKLY MAKE THEIR WAY ASHORE ALONG THE
TREASURE AND SPACE COASTS THIS EVENING AND INTO THE OVERNIGHT.
SQUALLS CONTAINING LIGHTNING...TORRENTIAL RAIN AND BRIEFLY GUSTY
WINDS TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE COAST AND INTRACOASTAL
AREAS FROM JUPITER INLET NORTH TO VERO BEACH AND AROUND MELBOURNE.

.FLOOD IMPACT...
RAIN AMOUNTS OF NEARLY TWO INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE IN REPEATED
SHOWERS AND OCCASIONAL HEAVIER SHOWERS AND SQUALLS...ESPECIALLY
FROM STUART TO HUTCHINSON ISLAND...FORT PIERCE AND VERO BEACH.
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE NUISANCE FLOODING OF LOW SPOTS AND ALONG
ROADWAYS WHILE MAKING DRIVING HAZARDOUS AT TIMES. USE LOW BEAM
HEADLIGHTS AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

.COASTAL FLOOD IMPACT...
ALONG THE BEACHES AND OVER THE ATLANTIC...20 KNOT ONSHORE WINDS
WILL KEEP SEAS GENERALLY IN THE 6 TO 7 FEET RANGE. A BUILDING
EAST-NORTHEAST SWELL WILL HELP PRODUCE ROUGH...CHOPPY
SURF...NUMEROUS STRONG RIP CURRENTS...AND MINOR BEACH EROSION
AROUND THE TIME OF TONIGHTS HIGH TIDE NEAR 1000 PM. BEACH
CONDITIONS THROUGH HIGH TIDE AND INTO THE OVERNIGHT WILL REMAIN
HAZARDOUS WITHIN THE SURF ZONE.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
THE BUILDING SWELL COUPLED WITH BREEZY ONSHORE WINDS WILL PRODUCE
A MODERATE RIP CURRENT RISK AND ROUGH SURF AT AREA BEACHES. ALWAYS
SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD AND NEVER SWIM ALONE.

.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. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE ALONG
THE SPACE AND TREASURE COASTS...INLAND TO LAKE OKEECHOBEE INTO
TONIGHT.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
POOR TO HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
COASTAL WATERS TONIGHT AS A MODERATE TO FRESH EAST TO EAST-
NORTHEAST BREEZE MAINTAINS SEAS UP TO 6 TO 7 FEET. EMBEDDED
SQUALLS WILL ALSO PRODUCE GUSTS TO NEAR GALE FORCE
BRIEFLY...ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF CAPE CANAVERAL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN BAHAMAS EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING
IS FORECAST TO 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 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 IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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DKW/AC/JP


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