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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
506 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

FLZ076>078-GMZ031>035-042>044-052>055-072>075-021000-
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-
506 AM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED 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.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

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

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PORTIONS OF THE COASTAL
WATERS SURROUNDING THE FLORIDA KEYS MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1220 PM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
020430-
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-
1220 PM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON...
...A FEW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS ACROSS ALL OF SOUTH
FLORIDA. FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL CAN BE
EXPECTED WITH MOST STORMS. THE STRONGEST STORMS MAY PRODUCE SMALL
HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS.

HAIL: SMALL HAIL IS POSSIBLE TODAY WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS.

WINDS: GUSTY WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH MANY
STORMS TODAY.

WATERSPOUTS: WATERSPOUTS ARE POSSIBLE OVER ALL SOUTH FLORIDA
WATERS TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST MAY INCREASE
LATE THIS WEEKEND. THE RISK WILL LIKELY INCREASE INTO NEXT WEEK.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST EACH
DAY, ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. A FEW STRONG
STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE, WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS
THE MAIN THREATS.

THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER CONTINUES TO MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
DANGEROUS MAJOR HURRICANE MATTHEW, CURRENTLY MOVING THROUGH THE
CARIBBEAN.

THERE REMAINS A GREAT DEAL OF UNCERTAINTY ON THE POTENTIAL
IMPACTS OF HURRICANE MATTHEW FOR SOUTH FLORIDA, ESPECIALLY TO THE
MAINLAND. HOWEVER, CONFIDENCE IS INCREASING IN DETERIORATING
MARINE CONDITIONS FOR THE ATLANTIC WATERS STARTING TUESDAY, WITH
THE POTENTIAL FOR HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS TO LINGER THROUGH MUCH OF
THE WEEK. THESE ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS MAY ALSO BRING BEACH
EROSION AND COASTAL FLOODING CONCERNS. THE EXACT NATURE OF THESE
IMPACTS WILL GREATLY DEPEND ON THE TRACK, STRENGTH, AND TIMING OF
THE SYSTEM.

NOW IS THE TIME TO REVIEW HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS PLANS AND TO
MAKE SURE YOUR HURRICANE SUPPLIES ARE FULLY STOCKED. INTERESTS IN
SOUTH FLORIDA SHOULD CONTINUE TO REMAIN WELL INFORMED ON THE
FORECAST REGARDING HURRICANE MATTHEW WITH THE LATEST INFORMATION
FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AND NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
MIAMI.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED, HOWEVER
INDIVIDUAL SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT HIGH WINDS AND HAIL
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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