Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
531 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-210215-
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-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
531 AM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ONLY ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY INTO THIS
EVENING...BUT ANY STORM THAT DOES DEVELOP COULD PRODUCE STRONG
GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...AND FREQUENT DEADLY
LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...EXCESSIVE HEAT IMPACT...
MOISTURE WILL REMAIN LIMITED SO WE WILL ONCE AGAIN SEE PLENTY OF
SUNSHINE WHICH WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO CLIMB INTO THE LOWER TO
MIDDLE 90S WITH HEAT INDICES REACHING 100 TO 105 THIS AFTERNOON.
TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTDOORS. WHEN
POSSIBLE RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE
AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
MOISTURE WILL REMAIN LIMITED THROUGH FRIDAY WITH ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING. OVER
THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK MOISTURE WILL INCREASE WITH
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS MAINLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS
ANTICIPATED EACH DAY. ANY STORMS THAT DO FORM WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS... AND FREQUENT
DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...EXCESSIVE HEAT IMPACT...
THROUGH SATURDAY DAYTIME HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO CLIMB
INTO THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S WITH HEAT INDICES REACHING 100 TO 105
EACH AFTERNOON. SO IF YOU HAVE OUTDOOR PLANS ON THESE DAYS BE
PREPARED FOR THE HEAT AND WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT LIGHT COLORED CLOTHING
AND BRING PLENTY OF NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

PRC




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