Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
620 AM EST SUN JAN 22 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-
620 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
CONDITIONS WILL BECOME FAVORABLE FOR A POWERFUL AND FAST MOVING
SQUALL LINE TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON 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 PUSHES EAST SOUTHEAST THROUGH CENTRAL
FLORIDA BEGINNING LATE THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS LAKE AND VOLUSIA
COUNTIES AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE EVENING. THE SEVERE THREAT
WILL END ONCE THE SQUALL LINE PUSHES OFFSHORE THE MARTIN COUNTY
COAST AROUND OR SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 IN 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 LATER TODAY OR
TONIGHT. VISITORS SHOULD ORIENT THEMSELVES WITH THE LOCAL
GEOGRAPHY AND BECOME FAMILIAR WITH COUNTY NAMES AND WELL KNOWN
CITY LOCATIONS. AS YOU GO ABOUT YOUR DAY, IT WOULD BE A GOOD IDEA
TO MONITOR THE LATEST WEATHER INFORMATION. HAVE A READY MEANS OF
STAYING INFORMED AND FOR RECEIVING WATCHES AND WARNINGS SUCH AS
SMART PHONES, NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR TELEVISION.

.HIGH WIND IMPACT...
A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TODAY FOR STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST
WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH FROM LATE
THIS MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. LOOSE OR LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS
SHOULD BE SECURED. SMALL TREE LIMBS MAY BE BROUGHT DOWN.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
A SMALL BUT LONG PERIOD NORTHEAST SWELL WILL PRODUCE A MODERATE
RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT THE BEACHES. ALWAYS SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A
LIFEGUARD.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
A BAND OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL PUSH ACROSS THE
INTRACOASTAL AND ATLANTIC WATERS LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. A LARGE
SWATH OF 40 TO 45 KNOT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO ACCOMPANY THE SQUALL
LINE AND ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP AHEAD OF THE LINE. MORE INTENSE
LOCALIZED WINDS OF 50 TO 60 KNOTS WILL OCCUR WITHIN THE SQUALL
LINE AS IT PUSHES ACROSS THE INTRACOASTAL AND ATLANTIC WATERS.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 25 KNOTS TODAY. WINDS WILL INCREASE 25 TO 35 KNOTS THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT PRODUCING VERY HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE ARE EXPECTED NEARSHORE WITH SUSTAINED
GALE FORCE WINDS OFFSHORE. SEAS WILL BUILD 10 TO 11 FEET WELL
OFFSHORE. A GALE WARNING WILL GO INTO EFFECT LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
VERY HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE MONDAY DUE TO
STRONG WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS MAINTAINING SEAS 10 TO 11 FEET
WELL OFFSHORE. A GALE WARNING WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER. FORMAL ACTIVATION MAY BE
NEEDED.

$$

KELLY



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