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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
337 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
221945-
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-
337 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 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. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE
ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WATERS THIS MORNING. 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.

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.

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.

WATERSPOUTS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE ATLANTIC WATERS, ESPECIALLY THIS
MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

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

THUNDERSTORMS ARE STILL POSSIBLE OVER THE WEEKEND, ESPECIALLY
OVER THE INTERIOR.

.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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