Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
332 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

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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-
332 AM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...DENSE FOG/SMOKE IMPACT...
AREAS OF FOG EARLY THIS MORNING WILL DISSIPATE BY MID MORNING.
FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE AGAIN TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING ACROSS
THE AREA...WITH VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE
AT TIMES. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...USE YOUR LOW BEAM
HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND THE
VEHICLE IN FRONT OF YOU.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
AN APPROACHING FRONT WILL PRODUCE SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
THUNDERSTORMS BEGINNING LATE SATURDAY AND WILL PUSH SOUTH ACROSS
THE AREA THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. THE BEST CHANCES FOR STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...ALTHOUGH A
FEW STRONG STORMS COULD DEVELOP BEFORE THAT. THE STRONGEST STORMS
WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING GUSTY WINDS...FREQUENT
DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES...HAIL...AND ISOLATED TORNADOES AND
WATERSPOUTS.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...HIGH SURF WILL PRODUCE RIP CURRENTS
ALONG AREA BEACHES.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
BREEZY WINDS ALONG AND BEHIND THE COLD FRONT PASSAGE WILL BRING
WIND SPEEDS UP TO 20 TO 33 KNOTS SUNDAY AND MONDAY...WITH GUSTS
TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE. SEAS WILL INCREASE TO AS MUCH AS 15 FEET
OFFSHORE. THIS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL
CRAFT OPERATORS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

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FLEMING


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