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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
129 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

AMZ630-650-651-670-671-FLZ066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-211900-
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-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-
129 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING FROM THE INTERIOR OF MIAMI-
DADE AND BROWARD COUNTIES THROUGH METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY WILL
BEGIN TO MOVE INTO HENDRY...EASTERN COLLIER...AND MAINLAND
MONROE COUNTIES. DANGEROUS LIGHTNING STRIKES...WIND GUSTS NEAR 35
MPH...AND POOR VISILIBILITY IN HEAVY DOWNPOURS CAN BE EXPECTED
WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS AS THEY DRIFT SLOWLY TOWARD THE WEST. A
FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE NEARSHORE WATERS MAINLY SOUTH
OF MARCO ISLAND...AND BOATERS SHOULD USE CAUTION.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1147 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

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220000-
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-
1147 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON ESPECIALLY INTERIOR...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS: AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORMS ARE
FORECAST MAINLY ACROSS THE INTERIOR AND IN PARTICULAR ACROSS AREAS
SOUTH OF LAKE OKEECHOBEE. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE FREQUENT
LIGHTNING, GUSTY WINDS, AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

WIND: LOCALIZED GUSTY WINDS OF 40-50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE
STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS INTERIOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH FLORIDA
AND THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COAST INCLUDING THE ADJACENT WATERS.

FLOODING: THE STORM MOTION WILL BE MAINLY DRIVEN BY OUTFLOWS WITH
LIGHT WINDS. THIS MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL THAT COULD RESULT IN MINOR STREET FLOODING PARTICULARLY
ACROSS THE INTERIOR AND SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COAST.

TEMPERATURES: MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE NEAR 100 DEGREES
ACROSS THE METRO AREAS OF SOUTH FLORIDA THIS AFTERNOON...WITH
VALUES AROUND 105 DEGREES POSSIBLE IN THE WESTERN INTERIOR.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST THROUGH THE
REMAINDER OF THE WEEK WITH LESS ACTIVITY FOR THE WEEKEND.

THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR THE ATLANTIC WATERS,
ESPECIALLY FOR THE BEACHES OF MIAMI-DADE AND BROWARD, BEGINNING
ON FRIDAY EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

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

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