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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
742 PM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

FLZ160-200300-
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0004.000000T0000Z-170220T0300Z/
COASTAL SARASOTA-
742 PM EST SAT FEB 18 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
EVENING...

* FLORIDA RED TIDE HIGH 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:...

NORTHERN SARASOTA COUNTY: GULF COAST...POSSIBLE SUNDAY.

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 AT: 1 800 222 1222.

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.

&&

$$

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TAMPA



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