Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
740 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
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FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 0-20 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-INLAND VOLUSIA COUNTY-
NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
740 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
BOATING CONDITIONS WILL BEGIN TO DETERIORATE TONIGHT OVER THE
GULF STREAM AS SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
THEN WIND SPEEDS SHOULD INCREASE NEAR 20 KNOTS AND EXPAND ACROSS
MOST OF THE WATERS LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY SUNDAY. A SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY WILL GO INTO EFFECT BEFORE SUNRISE SUNDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
CONDITIONS ARE BECOMING INCREASINGLY FAVORABLE FOR A POWERFUL AND
FAST-MOVING SQUALL LINE TO DEVELOP ON SUNDAY AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT. STOUT VERTICAL WIND SHEAR WILL
COMBINE WITH DAYTIME INSTABILITY TO PRODUCE AN ENHANCED RISK OF
DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL AS THE SQUALL LINE TRANSITIONS SOUTHEAST
THROUGH CENTRAL FLORIDA SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ISOLATED
TORNADOES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE PARTICULARLY IN ANY STORMS THAT
DEVELOP OUT AHEAD OF THE SQUALL LINE. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS
AROUND ONE HALF INCH ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP
TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE.

RESIDENTS AND VISITORS WITHIN EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA SHOULD REVIEW
THEIR EMERGENCY PLANS FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND TORNADOES. KNOW
WHAT TO DO IF A WARNING IS ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA ON SUNDAY.
VISITORS SHOULD ORIENT THEMSELVES WITH THE LOCAL GEOGRAPHY AND
BECOME FAMILIAR WITH COUNTY NAMES AND WELL-KNOWN CITY LOCATIONS.
EVERYONE SHOULD CHECK THE LATEST WEATHER SITUATION FIRST THING IN
THE MORNING BEFORE HEADING OUT TO ENGAGE THEIR DAY. HAVE A READY
MEANS OF STAYING INFORMED AND FOR RECEIVING POSSIBLE WATCHES AND
WARNINGS.

VERY HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS WILL ALSO RESULT SUNDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE 20 TO 30
KNOTS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. MORE SO...STRONG WEST
WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT WILL KEEP BOATING
CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS. SEAS WILL PEAK NEAR 10 FEET WELL OFFSHORE
SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

SPOTTERS SHOULD PLAN TO CHECK THE LATEST WEATHER SITUATION FIRST
THING SUNDAY MORNING AND BE READY TO ACTIVATE ACCORDINGLY.

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SK/DS



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