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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
255 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

FLZ155-160-200300-
/O.NEW.KTBW.BH.S.0001.170119T1955Z-170124T0300Z/
COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
255 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR RED TIDE FOR COASTAL MANATEE AND
COASTAL SARASOTA, WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* RED TIDE HAZARDS...POSSIBLE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION IN SOME
  COASTAL AREAS.

  FOR RED TIDE FORECAST INFORMATION VISIT
  HTTP://TIDESANDCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV/HAB (ALL LOWER CASE).

* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION POTENTIAL IMPACTS...
  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:...

SOUTHERN MANATEE COUNTY: GULF COAST...POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.
NORTHERN SARASOTA COUNTY: GULF COAST AND BAY REGIONS...POSSIBLE
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

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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