Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
1050 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.DISCUSSION...
As the tropical wave continues to lift off to the north and
west, a nice pocket of dry mid level air will move over the
southern half of the area today and limit rain chances
across the area. Current forecast is on track with highs
expected in the upper 80s to lower 90s. No updates planned.

&&

.AVIATION...
Light east winds this morning with a later afternoon sea
breeze expected at coastal locations. Winds then turning
back to the E/NE in the late evening and overnight. Lower
than average rain chances for today, so no vcty mention, and
SCT-BKN cloud coverage this afternoon.

&&

.MARINE...
Winds and seas are slightly elevated through tonight though
no headlines are expected with it as the area is between the
weak tropical wave moving off to the NW and high pressure
from the Atlantic. Current forecast is on track with this
and have no major changes for the update.

&&

.Preliminary Point Temps/PoPs...
TPA  93  78  94  79 /  10  10  40  20
FMY  94  77  92  77 /  10  10  60  40
GIF  93  76  93  76 /  10  10  40  10
SRQ  93  77  93  78 /  10  10  60  30
BKV  93  73  94  75 /  20  10  30  10
SPG  92  80  93  79 /  10  10  50  20

&&

.TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...None.
Gulf waters...None.

&&

$$

UPDATE/AVIATION/MARINE/FIRE WEATHER...24/Hubbard
UPPER AIR...42/Norman
DECISION SUPPORT...84/Austin



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