Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
932 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

.DISCUSSION...

WX HAS BEEN QUIET SO FAR THIS EVENING IN EC FL...ALTHOUGH WARM AND
HUMID FOR LATE APRIL WITH DEW POINT READINGS MORE LIKE SUMMERTIME
VALUES IN LOW/MID 70S AT SOME OF THE REPORTING SITES.

MAIN FEATURE OF INTEREST THIS EVENING IS CLUSTER OF TSTMS MOVING
RAPIDLY EAST ACROSS THE NE GULF OF MEXICO. IF THIS AREA CAN MAINTAIN
ITSELF...MAY AFFECT NORTHERN SECTIONS OF EC FL...ESP ACROSS NRN LAKE
AND VOLUSIA COUNTIES IN THE NEXT FEW HOURS. WILL KEEP A LOW POP IN
FROM AROUND METRO ORLANDO NORTH AND THUNDER MENTION IN FOR NRN
LAKE/VOLUSIA...STRONG WIND GUSTS AND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN
THREAT FROM THESE STORMS. THREAT ENDING OVER THE LAND AREAS BY
AROUND 05-06Z DUE TO RAPID MOVEMENT OF THE CONVECTION.

&&

.AVIATION...WILL MONITOR KLEE-KDAB FOR NEED TO ADD TEMPO FOR TSRA
AND HIGHER GUSTS IN NEXT FEW HOURS. OTHERWISE...MAINLY VFR
TONIGHT BUT MAY HAVE SOME TEMPO IFR CIGS WITH LOW STRATUS
OVERNIGHT...ESP AFT 09Z.

&&

.MARINE...W-SW WINDS INCREASING OVERNIGHT WITH SCA LEVELS BEING
REACHED NORTHERN TWO OFFSHORE LEGS IN NEXT FEW HOURS. MADE AN
ADJUSTMENT TO SCA HEADLINE TO INDICATE ADVISORY IS FOR WINDS...
SINCE SEAS NOT EXPECTED TO REACH SCA VALUES. IF STORMS PRESENTLY
OVER GULF HOLD TOGETHER...COULD HAVE SOME STRONG GUSTS OVER
THE NORTHERN WATERS BY AROUND MIDNIGHT.

&&


.MLB WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
AM...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR WINDS UNTIL 11 AM EDT SUNDAY FOR
     FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-
     VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM.

&&

$$

SHORT TERM...GLITTO
LONG TERM....LASCODY
AVIATION...GLITTO


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