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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1157 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-
676-231800-
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 EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE 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-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PALMDALE...MOORE HAVEN...CLEWISTON...
LA BELLE...BIG CYPRESS SEMINOLE RESERVATION...PAHOKEE...
SOUTH BAY...BELLE GLADE...WELLINGTON...LION COUNTRY SAFARI...
SOUTH COUNTY REGIONAL PARK...PALM SPRINGS...FLORIDA GARDENS...
ABERDEEN...BOCA WEST...NAPLES...IMMOKALEE...
MICCOSUKEE INDIAN RESERVATION...MARKHAM PARK...COCONUT CREEK...
CORAL SPRINGS...TAMARAC...SUNRISE...PLANTATION...DAVIE...
COOPER CITY...HOLLYWOOD...PEMBROKE PINES...MIRAMAR...HOMESTEAD...
FLORIDA CITY...REDLAND...MICCOSUKEE RESORT...KENDALE LAKES...
WEST KENDALL...COUNTRY WALK...SHARK VALLEY...MIAMI...
MIAMI GARDENS...MIAMI LAKES...HIALEAH...DORAL...SOUTH MIAMI...
KENDALL...CUTLER RIDGE...FLAMINGO...JUPITER...WEST PALM BEACH...
BOCA RATON...POMPANO BEACH...FORT LAUDERDALE...
FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH...HOLLYWOOD BEACH...AVENTURA...
MIAMI BEACH...MIAMI SHORES...DOWNTOWN MIAMI...CUTLER BAY...
HOMESTEAD BAYFRONT PARK...EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK
1157 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP AND INCREASE IN COVERAGE
OVER MUCH OF SOUTH FLORIDA DURING THE MIDDAY AND EARLY AFTERNOON
HOURS. INITIAL DEVELOPMENT IN NORTHERN PALM BEACH COUNTY EAST OF
LAKE OKEECHOBEE WILL EVENTUALLY SPREAD TO MOST INTERIOR AREAS AND
THE GULF COAST BY 2 PM. THE EAST COAST METRO AREAS WILL REMAIN
MOSTLY DRY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE WEST AT 10 MPH AND
CAUSE OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES AS WELL AS TORRENTIAL
DOWNPOURS. A FEW STORMS ALSO HAVE THE POTENTIAL OF PRODUCING
STRONG WIND GUSTS AND SMALL HAIL.

$$

MOLLEDA



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1011 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
240200-
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 EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE 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-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1011 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FEW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING INTERIOR/WEST THIS AFTERNOON...
...INCREASING RISK OF RIP CURRENTS EAST COAST BEACHES THIS WEEKEND...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
EAST COAST BEACHES OF SOUTH FLORIDA THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON, WITH A
HIGH RISK TONIGHT AS WINDS INCREASE OUT OF THE EAST.

THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON OVER THE INTERIOR AS WELL AS THE GULF COAST
METRO AREAS, WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EAST COAST METRO AREAS
MAINLY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON. A FEW STRONG STORMS ARE POSSIBLE
THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING OVER THE WESTERN SECTIONS OF
THE SOUTH FLORIDA PENINSULA.

WIND: THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS
UP TO 50 MPH.

HAIL: SMALL HAIL IS POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS.

FLOODING: SOME FLOODING OF STREETS AND LOW-LYING AREAS ARE
POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY OVER THE INTERIOR AND GULF COAST METRO
AREAS.

WATERSPOUTS: WATERSPOUTS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE ATLANTIC AND
BISCAYNE BAY WATERS ESPECIALLY THIS MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH AND
BE PRIMARILY OVER THE WESTERN SECTIONS OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA
PENINSULA THROUGH THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.

WINDS WILL INCREASE TO NEAR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS OVER
ALL OF SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY NIGHT. THIS
WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES THROUGH THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD 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.

$$




Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
902 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015


FLZ168-172-173-241000-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0025.150524T0000Z-150526T2200Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
902 AM EDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...THE RIP CURRENT RISK ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES WILL
  INCREASE TO MODERATE TODAY THEN TO HIGH BY THIS EVENING. THE
  HIGH RISK WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY...MEMORIAL DAY AND INTO TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS AND LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS WILL BE
  DEVELOPING ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.
  HIGH PRESSURE MOVING OFF THE EASTERN SEABOARD WILL GENERATE
  STRONG ONSHORE WINDS...WHICH WILL LEAD TO ROUGH SURF AND LIFE
  THREATENING RIP CURRENTS. THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL BE
  GREATEST SUNDAY AND MEMORIAL DAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

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...BEACH PATROL
FLAGS AND SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...YELL FOR HELP. REMAIN
CALM...DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$




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