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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
358 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 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-
873-876-232200-
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-
358 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
SCATTERED MAINLY LATE DAY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED.
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY
WINDS AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...EXCESSIVE HEAT IMPACT...
HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY WITH HEAT INDICES
REACHING THE 104 TO 108 DEGREE RANGE AT MOST LOCATIONS. ALTHOUGH
THESE VALUES ARE JUST BELOW HEAT ADVISORY CRITERIA...TAKE EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTDOORS. WHEN POSSIBLE
RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW
THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR
LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK
PLENTY OF WATER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND FREQUENT DEADLY
LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...EXCESSIVE HEAT IMPACT...
HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY WITH HEAT
INDICES AGAIN REACHING THE 104 TO 108 DEGREE RANGE AT MANY
LOCATIONS. THEREAFTER...MAXIMUM HEAT INDICES ARE EXPECTED TO
GENERALLY REMAIN BELOW 105 DEGREES FOR MONDAY GOING FORWARD
THROUGH THE UPCOMING WORK WEEK.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
WE ARE WATCHING THE POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OF A TROPICAL SYSTEM TO
THE EAST OF THE FLORIDA PENINSULA DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.
WHILE NO DIRECT IMPACTS FROM THIS POTENTIAL SYSTEM ARE ANTICIPATED
OVER THE EASTERN GULF OF MEXICO. SOME STRONGER WINDS FROM THE
NORTHEAST TO CAUTIONARY OR EVEN POSSIBLY ADVISORY LEVELS ARE
POSSIBLE LATER MONDAY INTO TUESDAY BETWEEN THIS SYSTEM TO OUR EAST
AND HIGH PRESSURE TO OUR NORTH. THIS SCENARIO DEPENDS ON THE
EVENTUAL STRENGTH AND TRACK OF THIS POTENTIAL TROPICAL SYSTEM AND
MARINERS ARE ASKED TO KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST FORECASTS
THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS BEFORE MAKING BOATING PLANS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

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MROCZKA





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