Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
326 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

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-
873-876-262000-
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-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
326 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE MORNING HOURS...MAINLY
TO THE SOUTH OF THE I-4 CORRIDOR. ISOLATED STRONGER WIND GUSTS ARE
POSSIBLE WITH THE STORMS...HOWEVER NO SIGNIFICANT SEVERE WEATHER
IS ANTICIPATED. ANY STORMS SHOULD PUSH SOUTH OF THE REGION BY THIS
AFTERNOON.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
WINDS WILL BE COMING DOWN SLOWLY TODAY...HOWEVER RESIDUAL HIGH
SEAS WILL LIKELY CONTINUE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS THROUGH
THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS...ESPECIALLY WELL OFFSHORE. WINDS FROM
THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE ONCE AGAIN
TONIGHT TO CAUTIONARY LEVELS.

...RIP CURRENTS AND HIGH SURF IMPACTS...
ELEVATED ONSHORE FLOW AND RESIDUAL HIGHER SURF WILL RESULT IN A HIGH
RISK OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE BEACHES OF WEST-CENTRAL AND
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA THROUGH THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
PERIODS OF CAUTIONARY TO ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. THE WINDS WILL BE MOST
ELEVATED DURING THE OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MORNING HOURS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER
AND SELF ACTIVATE IF NEEDED.

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MROCZKA






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