Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
548 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA...

.GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS WILL
CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS ON AREA LAKES TODAY.

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-052200-
/O.NEW.KTBW.LW.Y.0005.160505T1400Z-160505T2300Z/
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILDWOOD...LAKE PANASOFFKEE...
BUSHNELL...THE VILLAGES...ST. PETERSBURG...CLEARWATER...LARGO...
LAKELAND...WINTER HAVEN...WAUCHULA...BOWLING GREEN...
ZOLFO SPRINGS...SEBRING...AVON PARK...PLACID LAKES...ARCADIA...
CEDAR KEY...YANKEETOWN...CRYSTAL RIVER...HOMOSASSA...
HERNANDO BEACH...BAYPORT...PORT RICHEY...HUDSON...TAMPA...
APOLLO BEACH...WESTCHASE...BRADENTON...ANNA MARIA ISLAND...
VENICE...SARASOTA...ENGLEWOOD...PORT CHARLOTTE...PUNTA GORDA...
CAPE CORAL...CAPTIVA...SANIBEL...CHIEFLAND...BRONSON...
WILLISTON...INVERNESS...BROOKSVILLE...SPRING HILL...DADE CITY...
ZEPHYRHILLS...BRANDON...PLANT CITY...SUN CITY CENTER...PARRISH...
LAKEWOOD RANCH...MYAKKA CITY...NORTH PORT...BABCOCK RANCH...
FORT MYERS...LEHIGH ACRES
548 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM
EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL HAS
ISSUED A LAKE WIND ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...10 AM TO 7 PM.

* WINDS...20 TO 25 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS ON AREA LAKES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST
TO BE 20 TO 29 MPH WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO NEAR OR ABOVE GALE
FORCE FOR AT LEAST 3 HOURS.  WINDS OF THESE MAGNITUDES WILL
CREATE ROUGH CONDITIONS ON LARGER AREA LAKES WHICH COULD PRODUCE
DAMAGE TO...OR FLIP...SMALL PLEASURE CRAFT.

OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS MAY WISH TO POSTPONE LAKE RELATED ACTIVITIES
UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

&&

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