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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
311 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-252200-
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
311 AM EST TUE NOV 25 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED. THE STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS PLACED
OUR REGION WITHIN AN AREA OF MARGINAL SEVERE WEATHER THREAT. THIS
THREAT LEVEL MEANS A FEW STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE
POSSIBLE...BUT THAT A WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER EVENT IS NOT
ANTICIPATED. A FEW OF THE STRONGER STORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...
AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...FLOOD IMPACT...
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED. SEVERAL INCHES OF RAINFALL ARE
POSSIBLE IN SOME LOCATION THROUGH TONIGHT. THE HEAVY RAIN WILL
HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS AS WELL AS THE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.
MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS EXPECTED FOR TONIGHT. WIND SPEEDS OF 20
TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE...AND THE RESULTING ROUGH
SEAS ARE ANTICIPATED TO CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
AN ELEVATED RISK OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS IS ANTICIPATED ALONG AREA
BEACHES FOR WEDNESDAY.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 35 KNOTS WEDNESDAY AND RESULTING ROUGH SEAS
WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT
OPERATORS THROUGH THE DAY. PERIODS OF CAUTIONARY LEVEL WINDS AND
SEAS ARE LIKELY TO CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
DEPENDING ON THE AMOUNT AND AREAL COVERAGE OF HEAVY RAINFALL
EXPECTED TO FALL TODAY AND TONIGHT...RIVER FLOODING WILL BE
POSSIBLE LATER INTO THE WEEK. RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG RIVERS OR
FASTER FLOWING STREAMS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF WATER LEVELS AND BE
READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOODING BE OBSERVED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER
AND SELF ACTIVATE IF NEEDED.

$$

MROCZKA




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