Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
715 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-290200-
COASTAL VOLUSIA-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE OUT TO 20 NM-INDIAN RIVER-INLAND VOLUSIA-MARTIN-
NORTHERN BREVARD-NORTHERN LAKE-OKEECHOBEE-ORANGE-OSCEOLA-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT TO 20 NM-SEMINOLE-
SOUTHERN BREVARD-SOUTHERN LAKE-ST. LUCIE-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET OUT TO 20 NM-
715 PM EDT WED SEP 28 2016

.NOW...

...SHOWERS AND STORMS DECREASING IN COVERAGE...

AT 700 PM...DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED A LARGE BAND OF SHOWERS AND STORMS
JUST OFFSHORE THE FLORIDA EAST COAST...WITH A FEW LINGERING STRONG
STORMS ALONG THE NEAR PONCE INLET...COCOA BEACH...AND FROM SEBASTIAN
TO VERO BEACH AND FORT PIERCE. THIS ACTIVITY WAS MOVING EAST AT 10
TO 15 MPH...AND WILL PUSH WELL AWAY FROM THE COAST BY LATE EVENING.

BACK TO THE WEST...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND LIGHTNING STORMS WERE NEAR
THE ATTRACTIONS AREA AND KISSIMMEE SOUTHWARD ACROSS EASTERN POLK
COUNTY. THIS ACTIVITY WILL MOVE EAST...AND IMPACT WESTERN OSCEOLA
AND SOUTHERN ORANGE COUNTIES.

A LARGE AREA OF RAIN AND STORMS FROM TAMPA BAY ACROSS THE NATURE
COAST AND EAST TO OCALA WILL WEAKEN AS IT MOVES EAST...BUT COULD
STILL PRODUCE SOME LIGHT RAINFALL ACROSS NORTHERN LAKE AND VOLUSIA
COUNTIES.

THE STRONG STORMS MOVING OFFSHORE WILL PRODUCE FREQUENT CLOUD TO
GROUND OR CLOUD TO WATER LIGHTNING STRIKES...WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40
MPH...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN ONE AND TWO INCHES
IN A 60 TO 90 MINUTE PERIOD.


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Additional details...including graphics are available online at:
http://www.weather.gov/mlb/?n=blog

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