Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
1152 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-222000-
Coastal Volusia-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line Out to 20 NM-Indian River-Inland Volusia-Martin-
Northern Brevard-Northern Lake-Okeechobee-Orange-Osceola-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet Out To 20 NM-Seminole-
Southern Brevard-Southern Lake-St. Lucie-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20 NM to 60 NM Offshore-
Volusia-Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet Out to 20 NM-
1152 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

.NOW...

...Increasing risk for severe weather and isolated tornadic storms
later today...

Severe storms are expected to develop over the eastern Gulf of
Mexico ahead of a cold front and move rapidly eastward across east
central Florida from very late this afternoon and into this evening.
The strongest storms will have the potential to produce damaging
wind gusts in excess of 60 mph...hail around an inch in
diameter...as well as isolated tornadoes. A few strong long tracked
tornadoes are possible. Storms are expected to move quickly toward
the east northeast at 50 mph.

Residents and visitors in the area should review their emergency
plans for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. Remain weather-aware
today into this evening...and know what to do if a warning is issued
for your area. Also...ensure you have multiple ways to receive watch
and warning information...including through NOAA Weather
Radio...your smart phone...local TV outlets...or a computer.

&&

Additional details...including graphics are available online at:
http://www.weather.gov/mlb/blog

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