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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1243 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
270445-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-BISCAYNE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM
EXCLUDING THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF BAHAMAS-GLADES-HENDRY-
INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-INLAND COLLIER-
INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI-DADE-METRO MIAMI-DADE-
MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-
DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI-DADE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1243 PM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...SLIGHT CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS AND STORMS ATLANTIC/GULF WATERS...
...HEAT INDICES ABOVE 100 DEGREES FOR MOST AREAS TODAY...
...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY
ACROSS THE INTERIOR AND GULF COAST OF SOUTH FLORIDA THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE OCCASIONAL TO FREQUENT
LIGHTNING, WITH BRIEF GUSTY WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL ALSO
POSSIBLE.

WIND: A FEW OF THE STRONGEST STORMS ACROSS THE INTERIOR AND GULF
COAST MAY PRODUCE BRIEF GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING.

TEMPERATURES: HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO EXCEED 100 DEGREES
FOR MUCH OF SOUTH FLORIDA TODAY, WITH VALUES AS HIGH AS 105 DEGREES
POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE INTERIOR AND GULF COAST.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY OVER
INTERIOR AND WESTERN SECTIONS OF SOUTH FLORIDA PRIMARILY DURING
THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WITH FREQUENT
LIGHTNING THE PRIMARY THREAT. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE
FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.

MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY WILL RANGE FROM
100 TO 107 DEGREES ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA WITH THE HIGHEST VALUES
OVER COLLIER COUNTY. IF HEAT INDEX VALUES APPEAR LIKELY TO REACH
108 DEGREES OR GREATER, THEN A HEAT ADVISORY MAY BE ISSUED.

THE RIP CURRENT RISK COULD INCREASE TO MODERATE LEVELS BY THE
MIDDLE OF THE WEEK ALONG THE SOUTHEAST FLORIDA BEACHES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER INDIVIDUAL SPOTTERS
ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT HIGH WIND, HAIL AND FLOODING TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MIAMI.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

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