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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
300 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-011000-
MONROE UPPER KEYS-MONROE MIDDLE KEYS-MONROE LOWER KEYS-
FLORIDA BAY INCLUDING BARNES SOUND, BLACKWATER SOUND, AND
BUTTONWOOD SOUND-
BAYSIDE AND GULF SIDE FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE-
GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 60 NM OUT
AND BEYOND 5 FATHOMS-
GULF OF MEXICO INCLUDING DRY TORTUGAS AND REBECCA SHOAL CHANNEL-
GULF OF MEXICO FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON
SHOAL OUT TO 5 FATHOMS-
HAWK CHANNEL FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT TO THE REEF-
HAWK CHANNEL FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE OUT
TO THE REEF-
HAWK CHANNEL FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO HALFMOON SHOAL
OUT TO THE REEF-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO SOUTH OF
HALFMOON SHOAL OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM HALFMOON SHOAL TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY
TORTUGAS OUT 20 NM-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM CRAIG KEY TO WEST END OF SEVEN MILE
BRIDGE 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM WEST END OF SEVEN MILE BRIDGE TO SOUTH OF
HALFMOON SHOAL 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
STRAITS OF FLORIDA FROM HALFMOON SHOAL TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY
TORTUGAS 20 TO 60 NM OUT-
300 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE FLORIDA KEYS AND ADJACENT
COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT THE FLORIDA KEYS...AS WELL AS
NEARSHORE AND OFFSHORE WATERS SURROUNDING THE ISLAND CHAIN. THE
PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARD IS CLOUD TO SURFACE LIGHTNING STRIKES.

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR THE OFFSHORE GULF OF MEXICO
AND THE WESTERN PORTIONS OF HAWK CHANNEL AND THE FLORIDA STRAITS DUE
TO SUSTAINED SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH SURFACE WINDS NEAR 20 KNOTS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL LIKELY BE REQUIRED FOR THE OFFSHORE GULF
OF MEXICO AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF HAWK CHANNEL AND THE FLORIDA
STRAITS THURSDAY. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED FOR THE
COASTAL WATERS OF THE OFFSHORE GULF OF MEXICO THURSDAY NIGHT.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG THE FLORIDA KEYS...AS WELL
AS OVER NEARSHORE AND OFFSHORE WATERS ADJACENT TO THE ISLAND CHAIN
THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. THE PRIMARY THUNDERSTORM HAZARD WILL BE
CLOUD TO SURFACE LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
448 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
010900-
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 FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM
EXCLUDING THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF 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-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
448 PM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

...MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS SOUTH FLORIDA BEACHES...
...SCATTERED MAINLY EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORMS NORTH...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THIS
LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING MAINLY NORTH OF ALLIGATOR ALLEY.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO THE SOUTH. THE PRIMARY
HAZARDS OCCASIONAL LIGHTING STRIKES AND GUSTY WINDS WITH THE
STRONGEST STORMS.

RIP CURRENTS: A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES OVER THE
GULF AND ATLANTIC WATERS.

WATERSPOUTS: THE ENVIRONMENT IS GENERALLY FAVORABLE FOR A FEW
WATERSPOUTS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH FLORIDA.

WIND: BRIEF WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE
STRONGEST STORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

FLOODING: ALTHOUGH THE WIDESPREAD FLOODING THREAT HAS DIMINISHED,
MINOR FLOODING OF STREETS AND URBAN AREAS IS STILL POSSIBLE WITH
THE HEAVIER SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING.

WAVES: SEAS OF 7 TO 8 FEET WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE OFFSHORE GULF
WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED EACH DAY, MOST NUMEROUS OVER
THE INTERIOR, LAKE OKEECHOBEE AND GULF COAST AREAS. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL, OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES AND GUSTY WINDS MAY
ACCOMPANY THE STRONGER STORMS.

THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS WILL LIKELY INCREASE TO THE HIGH RANGE
ALONG THE COLLIER COUNTY COAST THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, WHILE
REMAINING IN THE SLIGHT TO MODERATE RANGE AT THE ATLANTIC BEACHES.
THE RIP CURRENT RISK WILL DECREASE AT THE COLLIER COUNTY BEACHES
THIS WEEKEND AND REMAIN SLIGHT TO MODERATE AT THE ATLANTIC
BEACHES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER
INDIVIDUAL SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT HIGH WIND 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.

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KONARIK

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