Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
812 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

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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-
812 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO BECOME MORE FAVORABLE
FOR A POWERFUL AND FAST MOVING SQUALL LINE TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT. INCREASING VERTICAL
WIND SHEAR WILL COMBINE WITH DAYTIME INSTABILITY TO PRODUCE AN
ENHANCED RISK OF DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL AS THE SQUALL LINE PUSHES
EAST SOUTHEAST THROUGH CENTRAL FLORIDA BEGINNING LATE THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS LAKE AND VOLUSIA COUNTIES AND CONTINUING THROUGH
THE EVENING. THE SEVERE THREAT WILL END ONCE THE SQUALL LINE
PUSHES OFFSHORE THE MARTIN COUNTY COAST AROUND OR SHORTLY AFTER 1
AM.

ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE PARTICULARLY IN ANY
STORMS THAT DEVELOP OUT AHEAD OF THE SQUALL LINE. THERE IS THE
POTENTIAL FOR STRONG LONG TRACKED TORNADOES ACROSS NORTHERN
PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA GENERALLY NORTH OF A LINE FROM
KISSIMMEE TO TITUSVILLE IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS AROUND ONE HALF INCH ARE EXPECTED WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE.

RESIDENTS AND VISITORS IN EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA SHOULD REVIEW THEIR
EMERGENCY PLANS FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND TORNADOES. KNOW
WHAT TO DO IF A WARNING IS ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA LATER TODAY OR
TONIGHT. VISITORS SHOULD ORIENT THEMSELVES WITH THE LOCAL
GEOGRAPHY AND BECOME FAMILIAR WITH COUNTY NAMES AND WELL KNOWN
CITY LOCATIONS. AS YOU GO ABOUT YOUR DAY, IT WOULD BE A GOOD IDEA
TO MONITOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION. HAVE A READY MEANS OF
STAYING INFORMED AND FOR RECEIVING WATCHES AND WARNINGS SUCH AS
SMART PHONES, NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR TELEVISION.

.HIGH WIND IMPACT...
A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TODAY FOR STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST
WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH FROM LATE
THIS MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. LOOSE OR LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS
SHOULD BE SECURED. SMALL TREE LIMBS MAY BE BROUGHT DOWN.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
A SMALL BUT LONG PERIOD NORTHEAST SWELL WILL PRODUCE A MODERATE
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT THE BEACHES. ALWAYS SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A
LIFEGUARD.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
A BAND OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL PUSH ACROSS THE
INTRACOASTAL AND ATLANTIC WATERS LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A LARGE
SWATH OF 40 TO 45 KNOT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO ACCOMPANY THE SQUALL
LINE AND ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP AHEAD OF THE LINE. MORE INTENSE
LOCALIZED WINDS OF 50 TO 60 KNOTS WILL OCCUR WITHIN THE SQUALL
LINE AS IT PUSHES ACROSS THE INTRACOASTAL AND ATLANTIC WATERS.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 25 KNOTS TODAY. WINDS WILL INCREASE 25 TO 35 KNOTS THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT PRODUCING VERY HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE ARE EXPECTED NEARSHORE WITH SUSTAINED
GALE FORCE WINDS OFFSHORE. SEAS WILL BUILD 10 TO 11 FEET WELL
OFFSHORE. A GALE WARNING WILL GO INTO EFFECT LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
VERY HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE MONDAY DUE TO
STRONG WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS MAINTAINING SEAS 10 TO 11 FEET
WELL OFFSHORE. A GALE WARNING WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER. FORMAL ACTIVATION IS EXPECTED
LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

PLEASE RELAY ANY REPORTS OF SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN MELBOURNE AT 3 2 1 2 5 5 0 2 1 2.

$$

KELLY/VOLKMER



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