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Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
352 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS BROWARD/MIAMI-DADE COUNTIES THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

FLZ172-173-031200-
/O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0022.000000T0000Z-160503T1800Z/
COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-DADE-
352 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...RIP CURRENTS WILL CONTINUE TO CREATE DANGEROUS
  CONDITIONS FOR SWIMMERS ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST BEACHES OF
  BROWARD AND MIAMI-DADE COUNTIES.

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.

&&

$$


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Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
115 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
030515-
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-
115 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR SOUTHEAST FLORIDA BEACHES...
...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR PALM BEACH COUNTY BEACHES...
...SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE INTERIOR AREAS...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR THE BEACHES
IN BROWARD AND MIAMI-DADE COUNTIES. THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF
RIP CURRENTS AT THE PALM BEACH COUNTY BEACHES.

THUNDERSTORMS: THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS INTERIOR
SOUTH FLORIDA ALONG, AND MAINLY NORTH OF, ALLIGATOR ALLEY AND
BETWEEN NAPLES, AND LAKE OKEECHOBEE REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND
EARLY EVENING; AND ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST FLORIDA COAST LATE THIS
EVENING AND TONIGHT. OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING IS THE MAIN CONCERN
WITH THIS ACTIVITY.

NO OTHER HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR SOUTHEAST FLORIDA IS EXPECTED TO
LAST UNTIL EARLY TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THEN, RIP CURRENT RISK AT THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES WILL BEGIN TO LESSEN TOWARD THE MIDDLE OF THE
WEEK.

THE CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE EACH DAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE
OF THE WEEK, WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY ACROSS MOST OF SOUTH FLORIDA
BY WEDNESDAY. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A FEW STRONG STORMS TUESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY, WITH STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND HAIL THE MAIN CONCERNS
AT THIS TIME.

NO OTHER HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.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.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1030 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-030100-
FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 0-20 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-INLAND VOLUSIA COUNTY-
NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
1030 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS INLAND
SECTIONS OF THE COASTAL COUNTIES INTO MID AFTERNOON AND DEVELOP
INTO THE INTERIOR IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING AS THE
EAST COAST SEA BREEZE MOVES FURTHER INLAND. WESTERLY STEERING
WINDS WILL BRING SOME STORMS BACK TOWARD THE EAST COAST MAINLY
NORTH OF SEBASTIAN INLET INTO LATE EVENING. ATMOSPHERIC PROFILES
MAY SUPPORT A FEW STRONGER STORMS WITH POSSIBLE SMALL
HAIL...GUSTY WINDS UP TO 45 TO 50 MPH AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING
ESPECIALLY NEAR THE INTERSTATE 4 CORRIDOR AND METRO ORLANDO IN
THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
SOUTHEAST WINDS AND SMALL BUT LONG PERIOD SWELLS WILL PRODUCE A
MODERATE RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS AT THE BEACHES OF EAST CENTRAL
FLORIDA. CHECK WITH BEACH PATROL FOR LOCAL CONDITIONS AND ONLY
SWIM IN THE OCEAN NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL IMPACT BOATERS ON
INLAND LAKES...ESPECIALLY WELL INLAND DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING. SCATTERED STORMS MAY DRIFT BACK TOWARD THE
COAST INTO THE EVENING HOURS AND PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS MAINLY NORTH
OF SEBASTIAN INLET.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.
MOISTURE IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE INCREASING AND BRING A GREATER
CHANCE FOR LIGHTNING STORMS TUESDAY AND ESPECIALLY WEDNESDAY.
STRONG STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH DAY...AND PARTICULARLY
WEDNESDAY AS A COLD FRONT SWEEPS ACROSS THE AREA...CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING STRONG DOWNBURST WINDS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES AND
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. NOTICEABLY COOLER AND DRIER WEATHER IS
FORECAST THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO MONITOR THE WEATHER AND SELF ACTIVATE
IF NEEDED.

$$

VOLKMER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
456 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-030000-
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
456 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
SEA BREEZE INDUCED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING ACROSS INLAND PORTIONS OF THE FLORIDA PENINSULA. HEAVY
RAINFALL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL ACCOMPANY ANY STORMS THAT
DEVELOP...ALONG WITH GUSTY WINDS. STORMS SHOULD DIMINISH THIS
EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
MORE AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ARE PROBABLE FOR TUESDAY...BOTH
ALONG AN APPROACHING FRONT...AND AFTERNOON SEA BREEZES. FROM
TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...A RATHER POTENT COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE REGION...BRINGING WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. A FEW OF THE STORMS ARE LIKELY TO BE STRONG TO
SEVERE...WITH DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND LARGE HAIL POSSIBLE. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL MAY ALSO LEAD TO SOME MINOR FLOODING ISSUES. THE
FRONT SHOULD CLEAR THE REGION OVERNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WITH A
DRY AND STABLE AIRMASS MOVING IN THEREAFTER.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 KNOTS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE
WAKE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT OVERNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY. WINDS MAY APPROACH ADVISORY LEVELS IN SOME AREAS DURING
THIS TIMEFRAME.

...FIRE WEATHER...
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS MAY EXIST EACH AFTERNOON FROM
FRIDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. AN AREA OF MUCH DRIER AIR AND WARM
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN LOW HUMIDITIES ACROSS MUCH
OF THE REGION...THOUGH WINDS LOOK TO REMAIN BORDERLINED FOR
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

AUSTIN


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
547 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

FLZ063-066-070-030000-
GLADES-HENDRY-INLAND COLLIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PALMDALE...MOORE HAVEN...CLEWISTON...
LABELLE...BIG CYPRESS SEMINOLE RESERVATION...IMMOKALEE
547 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.NOW...

SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT INTERIOR SOUTH
FLORIDA FROM CENTRAL COLLIER COUNTY NORTHWARD TO HENDRY AND
GLADES COUNTIES. THESE SHOWERS ARE NEARLY STATIONARY AND WILL
PRODUCE BRIEF DOWNPOURS...GUSTY WINDS TO NEAR 35 MPH AND
OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES ARE POSSIBLE. RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS
NEAR ONE INCH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE LONGER LASTING AND STATIONARY
SHOWERS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
326 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-030030-
COASTAL VOLUSIA-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE OUT TO 20 NM-INDIAN RIVER-INLAND VOLUSIA-MARTIN-
NORTHERN BREVARD-NORTHERN LAKE-OKEECHOBEE-ORANGE-OSCEOLA-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT TO 20 NM-SEMINOLE-
SOUTHERN BREVARD-SOUTHERN LAKE-ST. LUCIE-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET OUT TO 20 NM-
326 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

.NOW...
THE LATE MORNING ATMOSPHERIC SOUNDING FROM CAPE CANAVERAL INDICATES
THAT MID LEVEL TEMPERATURES HAVE COOLED FURTHER INCREASING
INSTABILITY FOR LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING STORMS. STORM COVERAGE IS
EXPECTED TO INCREASE ACROSS THE INTERIOR DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING AS SEA BREEZE BOUNDARIES FROM THE WEST AND EAST
COAST MOVE INLAND AND INTERACT WITH OTHER OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS...POSSIBLE SMALL HAIL...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND
GUSTY DOWNBURST WINDS CAN BE EXPECTED WITH SOME OF THE STRONGER
STORMS LATER TODAY.

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE BACK TOWARD THE
EAST COAST INTO LATE EVENING WITH WESTERLY MID LEVEL STEERING
WINDS...MAINLY NORTH OF VERO BEACH.

&&

Additional details...including graphics are available online at:
http://www.weather.gov/mlb/?n=blog

$$

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