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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
957 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.UPDATE...
WESTERLY FLOW HAS INCREASED ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING IN
RESPONSE TO THE SOUTHWARD PUSHING COLD FRONT NOW ACROSS NORTHERN
GEORGIA AND CENTRAL ALABAMA. THIS COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO
SLIDE SOUTHWARD INTO SOUTHERN GEORGIA/ALABAMA BY THIS
EVENING...KEEPING A BREEZY WESTERLY FLOW IN PLACE ACROSS THE
FORECAST AREA. THE DEEPEST MOISTURE WILL REMAIN TO THE NORTH OF
THE AREA CLOSER TO THE COLD FRONT...SO NOT EXPECTING TOO MUCH IN
THE WAY OF SHOWERS/THUNDERSTORMS TODAY...AND WILL KEEP POPS IN THE
20 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE. HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO TOP OUT
IN THE LOW TO MID 90S. UPDATE OUT SHORTLY.

&&

.AVIATION...
GENERALLY VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE TAF FORECAST
PERIOD. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHRA/TSRA MAY IMPACT THE TERMINALS
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON WITH REDUCED CIGS/VSBYS. SHRA/TSRA MAY
ALSO IMPACT THE TERMINALS TOWARD DAYBREAK TUESDAY.

&&

.MARINE...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. A COLD FRONT NEAR ATLANTA
WILL MOVE SOUTH AND SLOWLY PUSH INTO NORTHERN FLORIDA OVER THE NEXT
DAY OR TWO. THIS WILL INCREASE WINDS AND SEAS OVER THE NORTHERN
WATERS TODAY AS THE WEST WINDS BECOME 15 TO 20 KNOTS. THE BOUNDARY
WILL SINK SOUTH AND DISSIPATE BRINGING LESSER EFFECTS ON THE
SOUTHERN WATERS. AFTER A SLIGHT INCREASE IN WINDS ON TUESDAY AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...THE WIND WILL SUBSIDE TO 10 KNOTS BY
WEDNESDAY WITH ISOLATED STORMS. HEADLINES...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE
CAUTION CONDITIONS TODAY FOR THE NORTHERN WATERS...WHICH MAY PERSIST
INTO TONIGHT.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
TPA  93  80  91  78 /  30  40  50  30
FMY  93  76  92  76 /  30  20  40  50
GIF  93  76  93  75 /  20  10  50  30
SRQ  92  79  91  78 /  20  40  50  40
BKV  93  76  93  71 /  30  40  50  30
SPG  92  82  90  78 /  20  40  50  30

&&

.TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...RIP CURRENT RISK THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR COASTAL
     CHARLOTTE-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL LEE-COASTAL
     MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-PINELLAS.

GULF WATERS...NONE.

&&

$$

UPDATE/AVIATION/FIRE WEATHER...JELSEMA
MARINE...DOUGHERTY
DECISION SUPPORT...GARCIA






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