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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
851 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

FLZ160-200300-
/O.CAN.KTBW.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-170220T0300Z/
COASTAL SARASOTA-
851 PM EST SUN FEB 19 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS CANCELLED
THE BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT.

* FLORIDA RED TIDE HIGH RESPIRATORY IRRITATION POTENTIAL
  IMPACTS...RESPIRATORY IRRITATION IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW
  HIGH LEVELS ACROSS SARASOTA COUNTY FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS AND
  THE BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AT THIS TIME. A
  POTENTIAL FOR LOWER LEVEL RESPIRATORY IRRITATION MAY REMAIN.
  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:...

NORTHERN SARASOTA COUNTY: GULF COAST...NONE.

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 AT: 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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