Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
515 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-040200-
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
515 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...FIRE WEATHER IMPACT...
SOMEWHAT HIGH ERC VALUES AND 3-6 HOURS OF CRITICALLY LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES THIS AFTERNOON WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF FIRE
WEATHER CONCERNS. ADDITIONALLY...BREEZY WINDS WILL HELP CONTRIBUTE
TO DANGEROUS FIRE BEHAVIOR.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
NOCTURNAL INCREASES IN THE EASTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE WITH WINDS
IN THE 15 TO 20 KNOT RANGE OVER THE EASTERN GULF WATERS EARLY THIS
MORNING AND AGAIN TONIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING. THESE WINDS
WILL PRODUCE SOME ROUGH BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT
OPERATORS...AND MARINERS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IF VENTURING INTO
THE GULF EARLY THIS MORNING AND AGAIN TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
NOCTURNAL INCREASES IN THE EASTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE WITH WINDS
IN THE 15 TO 20 KNOT RANGE OVER THE EASTERN GULF WATERS EACH NIGHT
AND EARLY MORNING HOURS THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THESE WINDS WILL PRODUCE
SOME ROUGH BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS...AND
MARINERS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IF VENTURING INTO THE GULF EACH
NIGHT AND EARLY MORNING THROUGH MIDWEEK.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED MAINLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS
ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY AS SOME MOISTURE RETURNS TO
THE AREA. THE RAIN CHANCE WILL DIMINISH FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...
BUT ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL STILL BE POSSIBLE. ANY
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DO DEVELOP WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...AND FREQUENT DEADLY
LIGHTNING STRIKES.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

PRC



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