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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
950 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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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-
950 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED. THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP
WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS.

...FLOOD IMPACT...
THE ANCLOTE RIVER AT ELFERS...CYPRESS CREEK AT WORTHINGTON
GARDENS...THE MYAKKA RIVER AT MYAKKA RIVER STATE PARK AND THE
LITTLE MANATEE RIVER AT WIMAUMA REMAIN IN MINOR FLOOD.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST OVERNIGHT OVER
THESE BASINS...HOWEVER SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE NOT
ANTICIPATED. THE AMOUNT OF RAINFALL FALLING INTO THE FLOODED
RIVER BASINS WILL NEED TO BE MONITORED CLOSELY AS THE VERY
SATURATED GROUND IS MAKING FOR RAPID RUNOFF AND RISES IN RIVER
LEVELS. RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG RIVERS OR FASTER FLOWING STREAMS
SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF WATER LEVELS AND BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER
GROUND SHOULD FLOODING BE OBSERVED.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
ELEVATED ONSHORE WINDS AND RESULTING SURF WILL PRODUCE A HIGH RISK
OF STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES FROM
PINELLAS COUNTY SOUTHWARD TO LEE COUNTY.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
CAUTIONARY LEVEL WINDS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE MARINE AREA TO THE
NORTH OF TARPON SPRINGS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY TO
THE NORTH OF BROOKSVILLE...WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS FURTHER TO THE SOUTH. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE
OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...AND FREQUENT
DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES. REMEMBER IF LIGHTNING IS OBSERVED OR
THUNDER IS HEARD MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.

A MORE TYPICAL SUMMER PATTERN OF SCATTERED DIURNAL SHOWERS AND
STORMS IS EXPECTED FOR THE ENTIRE REGION AS WE PROCEED DEEPER INTO
THE UPCOMING WORK WEEK.

...FLOOD IMPACT...
A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE REGION COMBINED WITH ABUNDANT
TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL SUPPORT SOME SIGNIFICANT HEAVY RAINFALL
ALONG COASTAL SECTION OF THE NATURE COAST DURING THE UPCOMING
WEEKEND WHERE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF SEVERAL INCHES WILL
BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY TO THE NORTH OF HERNANDO COUNTY. THE
POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR LOCALIZED
FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AS WELL AS THE
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. FLOOD WATCHES MAY BECOMING NECESSARY
FOR PORTIONS OF THE NATURE COAST THIS WEEKEND. RESIDENTS LIVING
IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT TO ANY RAPID RISES IN
WATER LEVELS AND BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOODING
BE OBSERVED.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
RIVER FLOODING WILL LIKELY CONTINUE ALONG A FEW AREA RIVERS
FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG RIVERS AND FASTER
FLOWING STREAMS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF WATER LEVELS AND BE READY
TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOODING BE OBSERVED.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
ELEVATED ONSHORE WINDS AND RESULTING SURF WILL PRODUCE A HIGH RISK
OF STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING ALONG AREA BEACHES FROM PINELLAS COUNTY SOUTHWARD TO LEE
COUNTY.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
PERIODS OF CAUTIONARY LEVEL WINDS AND SEAS ARE FORECAST THROUGH AT
LEAST SATURDAY NIGHT TO THE NORTH OF ENGLEWOOD...WITH THE MOST
PROLONGED CAUTIONARY CONDITIONS TO THE NORTH OF TARPON SPRINGS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED OVERNIGHT.

$$

MROCZKA



Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
937 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES FROM PINELLAS
COUNTY SOUTHWARD THROUGH LEE COUNTY...

.ELEVATED SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS AND RESULTING SURF WILL COMBINE TO
CREATE A HIGH RISK FOR STRONGER AND MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS
ALONG AREA BEACHES THROUGH SATURDAY.

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PINELLAS-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-
937 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

* RIP CURRENT TIMING...THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

* RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...MARINE CONDITIONS SUPPORT STRONGER OR
  MORE FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO
  NOT FIGHT IT BY TRYING TO SWIM BACK TO SHORE. TRY TO GET THE
  ATTENTION OF LIFEGUARDS BY CALLING OUT OR WAVING YOUR HANDS.
  IF YOU ARE ABLE OR IF NO HELP IS AVAILABLE...SWIM PARALLEL TO
  THE BEACH UNTIL THE CURRENT WEAKENS...AND THEN SWIM TOWARD
  SHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

&&

$$

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