Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
822 AM EDT Wed Aug 16 2017

.DISCUSSION...
Weak high pressure is in place across the area. Light winds
will be dominated by diurnal sea breezes and outflow
boundaries. Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop
along these boundaries through the afternoon. Temperatures
will be in the lower to mid 90s for highs. Current forecast
is on track and have no update planned.

&&

.AVIATION...
Light winds and mostly clear skies will become scattered
with westerly flow setting up with the sea breeze late this
morning. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop in
the afternoon through the early evening. Winds becoming
light and variable and skies clearing mainly after 17/01z.

&&

.MARINE...
Light winds and slight seas for the next several days with
high pressure in place across the area. Wind directions will
vary with the diurnal circulations and scattered showers and
thunderstorms will be possible. Winds and seas higher near
the storms. Current forecast is on track and have no major
changes for the update.

&&

.Preliminary Point Temps/PoPs...
TPA  92  80  91  79 /  40  20  40  30
FMY  93  77  93  77 /  60  30  50  20
GIF  95  77  94  76 /  50  30  60  20
SRQ  91  79  90  78 /  20  20  30  30
BKV  93  76  92  75 /  40  20  40  30
SPG  93  80  92  79 /  30  20  30  30

&&

.TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...None.
Gulf waters...None.

&&

$$

UPDATE/AVIATION/MARINE/FIRE WEATHER...24/Hubbard
UPPER AIR...05/Carlisle
DECISION SUPPORT...69/Close


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