Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS62 KTBW 021425
AFDTBW

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
1025 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.UPDATE...
A WEAK BOUNDARY REMAINS ACROSS THE PENINSULA THIS MORNING. HAD
SOME FOG AROUND THE TAMPA BAY REGION AND LOCATIONS NORTH...BUT
THAT HAS MOSTLY LIFTED WITH JUST A FEW SPOTS SHOWING A LOW CLOUD
DECK STILL. THE MORNING SOUNDING SHOWS WEST-NORTHWEST STEERING
FLOW AND WITH THE WEST COAST SEA BREEZE FORMING IN THE
AFTERNOON...THE BEST RAIN CHANCES WILL BE OVER THE
INTERIOR...ALTHOUGH JUST IN THE LOW-END SCATTERED RANGE. THE
FORECAST REMAINS ON TRACK AT THIS TIME.

&&

.AVIATION...
MORNING FOG AND LOW CLOUDS HAVE LIFTED...SO VFR NOTED AT ALL
SITES. SCATTERED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
TODAY...MAINLY AT KLAL...BUT OVERALL COVERAGE WILL BE ON THE LOW
SIDE. WILL KEEP VCTS IN THE FORECAST FOR NOW AND AMEND IF
NECESSARY.

&&

.MARINE...
A COUPLE OF MOSTLY MILD DAYS FOR TODAY AND FRIDAY AS WINDS
WILL BE LIGHT AND LITTLE CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS TODAY...CHANCES
OF STORMS WILL INCREASE OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS FRIDAY AHEAD OF A
COLD FRONT WHICH WILL MOVE SOUTH ACROSS THE GULF SATURDAY WITH
GOOD CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AND CLEARING ON
SUNDAY. WINDS WILL FRESHEN AND SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST AND NORTH ON
SATURDAY AS THE FRONT MOVES SOUTH THROUGH THE WATERS. WINDS SHOULD
BE NEAR BUT REMAIN BELOW EXERCISE CAUTION CRITERIA. THE MAIN
HAZARDS BEING LOCALLY HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS IN AND CLOSE TO
STORMS.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
TPA  88  74  88  76 /  20  10  20  40
FMY  91  74  90  75 /  20  10  30  30
GIF  90  72  91  73 /  30  20  30  30
SRQ  87  73  88  76 /  10  10  20  40
BKV  89  70  89  72 /  20  10  30  50
SPG  89  77  89  77 /  20  10  20  40

&&

.TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GULF WATERS...NONE.
&&

$$

UPDATE/AVIATION...05/CARLISLE
MARINE...007/DOUGHERTY
DECISION SUPPORT...21/JELSEMA





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