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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
436 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-041700-
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-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
436 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...DENSE FOG/SMOKE IMPACT...
AREAS OF FOG WILL DEVELOP OVER THE REGION LATE TONIGHT AND WILL
LINGER INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING. SOME OF THE FOG COULD BECOME
LOCALLY DENSE REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO A QUARTER OF A MILE OR
LESS IN SOME LOCATIONS. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN...USE
LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU
AND THE VEHICLE IN FRONT OF YOU IF ENCOUNTERING FOG LATE TONIGHT
AND EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
A BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT FOR RED TIDE REMAINS REMAINS IN EFFECT
FOR COASTAL SARASOTA COUNTY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

EAST TO SOUTHEAST WINDS IN THE 15 TO 20 KNOT RANGE WITH SEAS OF
3 TO 5 FEET WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL
CRAFT OPERATORS OVER THE OFFSHORE GULF WATERS BETWEEN ENGLEWOOD
AND THE SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM TODAY...AND ALL MARINERS
SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION. IN ADDITION WARM MOIST AIR OVERRIDING
THE COOLER GULF SHELF WATERS MAY LEAD TO SOME AREAS OF SEA FOG
DEVELOPING LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT...AND MARINERS SHOULD REMAIN
ALERT FOR ANY RAPID CHANGES IN VISIBILITIES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY
AHEAD OF STRONG COLD FRONT. INCREASING WIND SHEAR WITHIN THE
ATMOSPHERE MAY SUPPORT A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS OVER THE
NATURE COAST COUNTIES MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY WITH DAMAGING
WINDS AND A TORNADO OR TWO THE MAIN HAZARDS. ACROSS THE REMAINDER
OF WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA A FEW ISOLATED STORMS WILL
ALSO BE POSSIBLE. SOME LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING
STRIKES...AND GUSTY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE. IF THREATENING WEATHER
APPROACHES YOUR LOCATION...MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
A BEACH HAZARD STATEMENT FOR RED TIDE REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR
COASTAL SARASOTA COUNTY THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS IN THE 15 TO 20 KNOT RANGE WITH SEAS
OF 3 TO 5 FEET WILL PERSIST OVER THE OFFSHORE GULF WATERS BETWEEN
ENGLEWOOD AND THE SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM ON MONDAY...AND
ALL MARINERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO EXERCISE CAUTION.

SOME AREAS OF DENSE SEA FOG WILL CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE OVER THE
GULF WATERS THROUGH MONDAY AS WELL AND MARINERS SHOULD REMAIN
ALERT FOR ANY RAPID CHANGES IN VISIBILITIES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

MCMICHAEL



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