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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
655 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

FLZ155-160-162-165-150600-
/O.EXT.KTBW.BH.S.0002.000000T0000Z-160217T0300Z/
COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
655 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

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

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: BAY REGIONS...POSSIBLE SUNDAY
  AND MONDAY. NORTHERN SARASOTA COUNTY: BAY REGIONS... POSSIBLE
  SUNDAY AND MONDAY. SOUTHERN CHARLOTTE COUNTY: BAY REGIONS...
  POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND MONDAY. NORTHERN LEE COUNTY: BAY
  REGIONS...POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND MONDAY. CENTRAL LEE COUNTY: BAY
  REGIONS...POSSIBLE SUNDAY AND MONDAY. GULF COAST...POSSIBLE
  MONDAY.

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: 1  800  2 2 2  1 2 2 2.

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.

&&

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