Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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FPUS72 KMLB 221326

Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
825 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

Coastal Volusia-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line Out to 20 NM-Indian River-Inland Volusia-Martin-
Northern Brevard-Northern Lake-Okeechobee-Orange-Osceola-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet Out To 20 NM-Seminole-
Southern Brevard-Southern Lake-St. Lucie-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-
Volusia-Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet Out to 20 NM-
825 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017


Warm and windy conditions expected across the area today...with highs
reaching the lower to mid 80s and gusty south to southwest winds
increasing to 20 to 25 mph. A Wind Advisory is in effect over the

Severe storms are expected to develop over the eastern Gulf of Mexico
ahead of a cold front and move rapidly eastward across east central
Florida from late this afternoon and into this evening. The
strongest storms will have the potential to produce damaging
wind gusts in excess of 60 mph...hail around an inch in
well as isolated tornadoes. A few strong long tracked tornadoes are
possible. Storms are expected to move quickly toward the east
northeast at 45 to 50 mph.

Residents and visitors in the area should review their emergency
plans for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. Remain weather-aware
today into this evening...and know what to do if a warning is issued
for your area. Also...ensure you have multiple ways to receive watch
and warning information...including through NOAA Weather Radio...your
smart phone...local TV outlets...or a computer.


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