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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
1055 AM EDT SAT MAY 30 2015

.UPDATE...
ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO DOMINATE WEATHER OVER THE
PENINSULA OF FLORIDA THIS MORNING. SHOWERS FROM THE EAST COAST
HAVE TRAVERSED THE PENINSULA AND ARE ENTERING EASTERN PORTIONS OF
THE FORECAST AREA. CURRENT FORECAST HANDLES THIS WELL...ONLY MINOR
TWEAKS TO THE HOURLY GRIDS AT THIS TIME. LATER TODAY...EXPECT
COVERAGE TO INCREASE AS DIURNAL HEATING PEAKS AND THE GULF COAST
SEA BREEZE BOUNDARY ATTEMPTS TO MOVE INLAND.

&&

.AVIATION...
VFR THROUGH THE PERIOD...THOUGH CONVECTION THIS AFTERNOON COULD
BRING IMPACTED SITES TO MVFR/IFR BRIEFLY. RSW HAS A WILDFIRE IN
THE VICINITY THAT IS PRODUCING SMOKE THAT WILL CREATE VISIBILITIES
THAT VARY FROM VFR TO IFR...EVEN BRIEF BOUTS OF LIFR OVERNIGHT.

&&

.MARINE...
SEA BREEZE DEVELOPMENT EXPECTED EACH AFTERNOON WITH ASSOCIATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS PUSHING OFFSHORE IN THE LATE AFTERNOON
AND EVENING HOURS. OTHERWISE...NO OTHER HAZARDS FOR MARINERS
EXPECTED.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
TPA  90  74  88  74 /  40  50  50  30
FMY  92  72  91  72 /  60  50  60  40
GIF  91  72  91  71 /  50  20  50  40
SRQ  89  72  88  73 /  40  50  40  20
BKV  91  69  90  69 /  50  40  60  40
SPG  90  75  88  75 /  40  50  40  30

&&

.TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GULF WATERS...NONE.
&&

$$

UPDATE/AVIATION/MARINE...02/GARCIA
DECISION SUPPORT SERVICES...20/BARRON
DATA COLLECTION/UPPER AIR...11/MCKAUGHAN



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