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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
443 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
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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-
443 AM EDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
DEEP MOISTURE AND A STRONG SEA BREEZE CIRCULATION WILL CAUSE
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON THAT WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. EASTERLY WINDS WILL FOCUS THE
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE WEST COAST OF FLORIDA. THUNDERSTORMS THAT
DEVELOP TODAY WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY
WINDS...FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES...HEAVY RAINS...AND
SMALL HAIL.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
STRONG EASTERLY WINDS WILL SURGE DURING THE EVENING AND EARLY
MORNING HOURS CREATING HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL
CRAFT OPERATORS. MARINERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO EXERCISE CAUTION IF
PLANNING ANY TRIPS INTO THE GULF.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ADEQUATE LOW LEVEL MOISTURE COMBINED WITH DAYTIME HEATING AND
THE SEA BREEZE BOUNDARIES WILL SUPPORT SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
AGAIN ON MONDAY...WITH AN EAST STEERING FLOW FAVORING HIGHEST
COVERAGE OF STORMS ALONG THE FLORIDA WEST COAST DURING THE LATE
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. STORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING
STRIKES...HEAVY RAINS...AND SMALL HAIL. THUNDERSTORMS CHANCES WILL
DECREASE TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY AS DRIER AIR MOVES INTO THE
REGION.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE NORTH OF FLORIDA WILL SETUP STEADY EASTERLY
WIND FLOW ACROSS THE GULF WATERS THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK.
THESE EAST WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS DURING THE LATE NIGHT AND EARLY MORNING
HOURS AND MARINERS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

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