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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
141 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

FLZ155-160-281745-
/O.NEW.KTBW.BH.S.0003.160926T1741Z-160930T0200Z/
COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
141 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR FLORIDA RED TIDE...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* RED TIDE HAZARDS...POSSIBLE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION IN SOME
  COASTAL AREAS.

  FOR RED TIDE FORECAST INFORMATION VISIT
  HTTP://TIDESANDCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV/HAB (ALL LOWER CASE).

* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION POTENTIAL IMPACTS...
  SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE COUGHING...SNEEZING...AND TEARING EYES.
  PEOPLE WITH RESPIRATORY CONDITIONS SUCH AS ASTHMA...
  EMPHYSEMA...AND OTHER PULMONARY DISEASES...MAY BE MORE
  SENSITIVE. IRRITATION MAY VARY LOCALLY AND THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
  IF YOU EXPERIENCE UNCOMFORTABLE SYMPTOMS...CONSIDER GOING TO
  AN UNAFFECTED BEACH NEARBY.

* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION TIMING/LOCATION...NOAA
  FORECAST: SOUTHERN MANATEE COUNTY: GULF COAST AND BAY
  REGIONS...POSSIBLE MONDAY AND TUESDAY. NORTHEREN SARASOTA
  COUNTY: GULF COAST AND BAY REGIONS...POSSIBLE MONDAY AND
  TUESDAY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FLORIDA RED TIDE OBSERVATIONS...YOU CAN FIND UNAFFECTED BEACHES
BY CHECKING REPORTS OF RECENT LOCAL OBSERVATIONS AND DATA: MOTE
MARINE LABORATORY DAILY BEACH CONDITIONS
HTTP://WWW.MOTE.ORG/BEACHES AND THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE
CONSERVATION COMMISSION (FWC) RED TIDE STATUS
HTTP://MYFWC.COM/REDTIDESTATUS.

FLORIDA RED TIDE HEALTH INFORMATION...CONSULT THE FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH:
HTTP://WWW.FLORIDAHEALTH.GOV/ENVIRONMENTAL-HEALTH/AQUATIC-
TOXINS/
RED-TIDE.HTM OR CALL THE POISON CONTROL CENTER: 1 800 222 1222.

INCLUSION OF EXTERNAL LINKS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY
THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)/(NOAA) OF THESE EXTERNAL WEB
SITES OR THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES CONTAINED
THEREIN.

FLORIDA RED TIDE INFORMATION SOURCES...RED TIDE FORECASTS ARE
PROVIDED BY THE NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE WITH DATA PROVIDED BY
THE FWC AND MOTE MARINE LABORATORY.

&&

$$


HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA



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