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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
400 AM EST MON DEC 22 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-
873-876-230900-
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-
400 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING...GENERALLY FROM AROUND TAMPA BAY NORTHWARD. THUNDERSTORMS
THAT DEVELOP WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINS... AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...DENSE FOG/SMOKE IMPACT...
PATCHY FOG...POSSIBLY LOCALLY DENSE...WILL FORM LATER TONIGHT AND
CONTINUE UNTIL SUNRISE. THIS WILL RESULT IN REDUCED VISIBILITIES
MAINLY ACROSS LAND AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM AND COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH SHOWERS IN A SLIGHT CHANCE TO
LIKELY RANGE FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...
FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES...AND MAY BECOME STRONG TO
SEVERE.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
STRONG ONSHORE WINDS BEGIN LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE
INTO THURSDAY WITH BUILDING SURF AND AN ELEVATED RISK OF STRONG
RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES. THE SURF AND RIP CURRENT THREAT
SHOULD SLOWLY SUBSIDE LATE THURSDAY.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS WEDNESDAY SHIFT TO NORTHWEST THEN NORTH
THURSDAY AS SPEEDS SLOWLY DIMINISH. EXERCISE CAUTION TO ADVISORY
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DURING WEDNESDAY AND CONTINUING INTO PART
OF THURSDAY .

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

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