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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1209 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
230415-
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-
1209 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS DEVELOPING ATLANTIC BEACHES BY SUNDAY-MEMORIAL DAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS: THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON...FOCUSING
ACROSS INTERIOR SOUTH FLORIDA. A FEW OF THE STORMS COULD BECOME
STRONG, CONTAINING FREQUENT LIGHTNING, GUSTY WINDS, SMALL HAIL AND
HEAVY RAINFALL.

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: ISOLATED STREET AND LOW LYING FLOODING ARE POSSIBLE WITH
THE STORMS.

VISIBILITY: POOR VISIBILITY IS POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF INTERIOR
SOUTH FLORIDA LATE TONIGHT DUE TO THE LARGE WILDFIRE IN RURAL
COLLIER COUNTY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL SLOWLY WANE AND SHIFT
TO THE WESTERN AREAS OF SOUTH FLORIDA THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.

DANGEROUS AND LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS WILL BE DEVELOPING
ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND AS WINDS TURN
EASTERLY AND INCREASE. THIS STRONG ONSHORE WIND WILL LEAD TO ROUGH
SURF AND LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS. THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS
WILL BE GREATEST SUNDAY AND MEMORIAL DAY.

.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.

$$

GREGORIA




Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1207 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

FLZ168-172-173-231615-
/O.NEW.KMFL.RP.S.0025.150524T0000Z-150526T2200Z/
COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI DADE-
1207 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...THE RIP CURRENT RISK ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES WILL
  INCREASE TO MODERATE ON SATURDAY THEN TO HIGH BY SATURDAY
  EVENING. THE HIGH RISK WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY AND MEMORIAL DAY AND
  EVEN THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS AND LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS WILL BE
  DEVELOPING ALONG THE ATLANTIC BEACHES THIS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
  AS WINDS TURN EASTERLY AND INCREASE INTO THE 15 TO 20 MPH RANGE.
  THIS STRONG ONSHORE WIND 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.

&&

$$

GREGORIA




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