Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
534 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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-
873-876-280945-
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-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
534 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA TODAY AS A COLD
FRONT APPROACHES THE REGION. STRONG THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY
DOWNPOURS...DANGEROUS LIGHTNING STRIKES...SMALL HAIL...AND GUSTY
WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS ACTIVITY. THERE
IS ALSO A MARGINAL RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TODAY FOR
AREAS MAINLY FROM AROUND INTERSTATE 4 SOUTHWARD. THE MAIN THREATS
WITH THESE STRONGER STORMS WILL BE DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND HAIL UP
TO ONE INCH IN DIAMETER.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
THERE WILL BE AN INCREASED RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS THROUGH TODAY AS
ONSHORE WINDS INCREASE AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE MARINE AREA THROUGH TODAY.
THESE WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY DOWNPOURS...STRONG WIND
GUSTS...AND HAIL. BRIEF SPIN-UPS ARE ALSO NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION.
OTHERWISE...WINDS WILL TURN TO THE NORTHWEST AND INCREASE TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS BEHIND A COLD FRONT AND REMAIN ELEVATED THROUGH
TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

CARLISLE


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