Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
453 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-051700-
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-
453 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST TO BUILD
SOUTHWARD INTO THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT. A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS
EVENING...WITH THE HIGHEST STORM THREAT EXPECTED OVER THE NATURE
COAST COUNTIES. THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
ISOLATED TORNADOES...DAMAGING WIND GUSTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING
STRIKES...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. IF THREATENING WEATHER
APPROACHES YOUR LOCATION...MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.

...DENSE FOG/SMOKE IMPACT...
PATCHY FOG IS DEVELOPING ACROSS THE REGION...AND AT TIMES COULD
BECOME DENSE. VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED TO LESS
THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...USE YOUR LOW BEAM
HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND THE
VEHICLE IN FRONT OF YOU. THE FOG IS EXPECTED TO CLEAR UP BY LATE
MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO WORK SOUTH
THROUGH THE AREA THROUGH THE DAY ON TUESDAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT.
A FEW OF THE STORMS COULD BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE...PARTICULARLY
OVER THE NATURE COAST SOUTH INTO THE TAMPA BAY REGION. THE
STRONGEST STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ISOLATED
TORNADOES...DAMAGING WIND GUSTS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES YOUR
LOCATION...MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE GULF FROM THE NORTHWEST
BEHIND A SECONDARY COLD FRONT THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. WINDS
OVER THE GULF WATERS WILL BUILD TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH SEAS OF UP
TO 10 FEET...CREATING DANGEROUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR OPERATORS
OF SMALL CRAFT. CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO IMPROVE FRIDAY EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER AND SELF ACTIVATE IF NEEDED.

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