Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
221 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

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-
221 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR STRONGER STORMS ACROSS SOUTHERN
PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA FROM OKEECHOBEE COUNTY TO THE
TREASURE COAST THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS AHEAD
OF A COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE THROUGH CENTRAL FLORIDA LATER
TONIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS TO ONE TO TWO
INCHES...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS UP TO 50 MPH AND
POSSIBLE SMALL HAIL MAY ACCOMPANY THE STRONGEST STORMS. STORMS
WILL MOVE RAPIDLY EAST AT 25 TO 35 MPH.

.FLOOD IMPACT...
STORMS PRODUCING PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL BE CAPABLE OF DUMPING
A QUICK ONE TO TWO INCHES IN SOME AREAS. NUISANCE FLOODING OF LOW
SPOTS WILL BE POSSIBLE WHERE THE STRONGEST STORMS OCCUR.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
THERE IS A MODERATE TO HIGH HAZARD OF WIND GUSTS EXCEEDING 34
KNOTS ACROSS INLAND LAKES AS WELL AS THE INTRACOASTAL AND
NEAR SHORE ATLANTIC WATERS AS STORMS MOVE RAPIDLY FROM THE
MAINLAND AND ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS AT 20 TO 30 KNOTS...MAINLY
ACROSS SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA. BE PREPARED TO
SEEK SAFE HARBOR IN ADVANCE OF STORMS.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
INCREASING WINDS OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC WATERS WILL OCCUR THIS
AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. A LATE SEASON COLD FRONT MOVING OVER THE
REGION OVERNIGHT WILL BRING GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS OVER
THE ATLANTIC WATERS...ESPECIALLY OFFSHORE. SEAS WILL INCREASE TO 4
TO 6 FEET BY TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
NOTICEABLY COOLER AND DRIER WEATHER IS FORECAST THE LATTER HALF
OF THE WEEK AND INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS
WILL REDEVELOP DUE TO PROLONGED DRYING WHICH WILL OCCUR BEGINNING
THURSDAY AND PERSIST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER. FORMAL ACTIVATION MAY BE
NEEDED.

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