Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1135 AM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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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-
1135 AM EDT SAT SEP 24 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
A MOIST AIRMASS REMAINS IN PLACE ACROSS CENTRAL FLORIDA...
ESPECIALLY FROM AROUND THE KISSIMMEE PRAIRIE PRESERVE TO
MELBOURNE...SOUTHWARD TO OKEECHOBEE COUNTY AND THE TREASURE COAST.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BEGIN TO FORM OVER THE COASTAL
COUNTIES DURING THE EARLY AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY FROM AROUND
MELBOURNE SOUTHWARD. THE COVERAGE OF THE STORMS WILL INCREASE
DURING THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON...WITH EVENTUAL MOVEMENT OF THE
ACTIVITY EAST INTO THE ATLANTIC. FARTHER INLAND...ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL FORM...MAINLY DURING THE MID TO LATE
AFTERNOON...WITH THIS ACTIVITY SPREADING ADDITIONAL STORMS TOWARD
AND OFFSHORE THE EAST COAST AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH LATE IN THE DAY.
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ACCOMPANY THE STRONGEST
STORMS. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK.
MOVE TO A SAFE INDOOR LOCATION AND STAY OFF LANDLINE TELEPHONES
AND REMAIN AWAY FROM DEVICES WHICH ARE PLUGGED INTO ELECTRICAL
OUTLETS.

.FLOOD IMPACT...
A FEW OF THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL PRODUCE TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS OF
2 TO 3 INCHES IN LESS THAN AN HOUR...WHICH WILL RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE
WATER PONDING ON ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY WITHIN LOCATIONS THAT HAVE
RECEIVED HEAVY RAIN DURING RECENT DAYS. NEVER DRIVE THROUGH WATER
OF UNKNOWN DEPTH.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
LONG PERIOD EAST SWELLS OF 3 TO 4 FEET...ASSOCIATED WITH DISTANT
TROPICAL STORM KARL...WILL PROMOTE A HIGH RISK OF STRONG AND
DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES. CHECK WITH LIFEGUARDS
ABOUT LOCAL CONDITIONS BEFORE ENTERING THE SURF AND DO NOT SWIM
ALONE OR AT UNGUARDED BEACHES.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR WIND GUSTS 30 TO 35 KNOTS WILL EXIST THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH STORMS THAT FORM OVER LAND AND MOVE
EAST ACROSS THE COAST...PRIMARILY FROM CAPE CANAVERAL TO THE
TREASURE COAST. STORM MOTION WILL BE SLOWLY TOWARD THE ATLANTIC...
BUT MAY BE ERRATIC AT TIMES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK...WITH DEVELOPING
EASTERLY WINDS MOVING THE HIGHEST COVERAGE OF STORMS TOWARD THE
INTERIOR AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE PENINSULA LATER IN THE WEEK.
AN ELEVATED RIP CURRENT THREAT WILL CONTINUE ACROSS EAST CENTRAL
BEACHES THROUGH AT LEAST SUNDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

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SPRATT


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