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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
343 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

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239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-222045-
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-
343 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD SOUTH INTO THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT
AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT...WITH SOME STRONG TO SEVERE
STORMS POSSIBLE. THE STORMS WILL BEGIN TO CLEAR OUT FROM NORTH TO
SOUTH LATE SUNDAY. THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING DAMAGING WIND GUSTS...FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING
STRIKES...LARGE HAIL...AND ISOLATED TORNADOES AND WATERSPOUTS.

...HIGH WIND IMPACT...
SUSTAINED WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF UP
TO 35 MPH TODAY. THESE STRONG WINDS MAY BREAK SMALL TWIGS FROM
TREES AND BLOW AROUND ANY UNSECURED OUTDOOR OBJECTS. HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION ESPECIALLY IF TRAVELING OVER
BRIDGES OR HIGH OVERPASSES.

...COASTAL FLOOD IMPACT...
STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL CAUSE TIDES OF 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL
TIDES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...CREATING CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
FOR COASTAL FLOODING. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT PROPERTY.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL PRODUCE HIGH SURF...INCREASING THE RISK
OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT ALONG AND BEHIND THE COLD FRONT WILL
BRING SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OVER THE GULF WATERS UP TO 20 TO 30
KNOTS TODAY...WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE EXPECTED. SEAS
WILL INCREASE TO AS MUCH AS 15 FEET OFFSHORE. THIS WILL CREATE
VERY HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

...HIGH WIND IMPACT...
BREEZY WINDS WILL CONTINUE OM MONDAY...WITH SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND
20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF UP TO 35 MPH. THESE STRONG WINDS MAY
BREAK SMALL TWIGS FROM TREES AND BLOW AROUND ANY UNSECURED OUTDOOR
OBJECTS. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION
ESPECIALLY IF TRAVELING OVER BRIDGES OR HIGH OVERPASSES. WINDS
WILL SUBSIDE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
HIGH SURF WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA
BEACHES MONDAY AND TUESDAY.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT REMAINING BEHIND THE COLD FRONT WILL
CONTINUE TO PRODUCE BREEZY WINDS THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING.
ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE WINDS
SUBSIDE...PARTICULARLY OVER THE OFFSHORE ZONES. THIS WILL CREATE
VERY HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER. FORMAL ACTIVATION MAY BE
NEEDED.

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