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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1010 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-212300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE
OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN
INLET OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
WATERS FROM VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
INLAND VOLUSIA-NORTHERN LAKE-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-COASTAL VOLUSIA-
SOUTHERN LAKE-NORTHERN BREVARD-
1010 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
MOISTURE INCREASING ALONG A WEAK STATIONARY FRONT CURRENTLY ACROSS
LAKE AND VOLUSIA COUNTIES WILL ALLOW SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
POSSIBLY A FEW STORMS TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON...MAINLY FROM LAKE
KISSIMMEE TO CAPE CANAVERAL NORTHWARD. THESE SHOWERS WILL BECOME
NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD AFTER SUNSET ACROSS THIS REGION...WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUING THROUGH DAYBREAK. THE
PRIMARY THREAT FROM ANY STORMS WILL BE DEADLY CLOUD-TO-GROUND
LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 TO 45 MPH. STORM MOTION WILL BE
TOWARD THE EAST TO NORTHEAST UP TO 25 TO 30 MPH. REMEMBER...
LIGHTNING MAKES EVERY THUNDERSTORM A POTENTIAL KILLER. WHEN
THUNDER ROARS...GO INDOORS.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
A SMALL BUT LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL IMPACT THE EAST FLORIDA COAST
TODAY AND GENERATE A MODERATE RIP CURRENT THREAT ALONG AREA
BEACHES. THE THREAT WILL BE HIGHEST THROUGH 4:30 PM DUE TO TIDAL
EFFECTS.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
A FEW STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT MAINLY
FROM LAKE KISSIMMEE TO CAPE CANAVERAL NORTHWARD. ANY STORMS THAT
CAN DEVELOP WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE WIND GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS AS THEY MOVE QUICKLY TOWARD THE EAST TO NORTHEAST
UP TO 25 TO 30 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR LIGHTNING STORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
THIS WEEK AS A STATIONARY FRONT MEANDERS ACROSS NORTHERN FLORIDA.
A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS THEN EXPECTED TO SWEEP THROUGH THE STATE
INTO WEDNESDAY WITH A FEW STRONGER STORMS POTENTIALLY PRECEDING
THIS BOUNDARY.

AHEAD OF THE FRONT...WINDS AND SEAS ARE FORECAST TO FRESHEN OUT OF
THE SOUTH TUESDAY NIGHT BEFORE VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST ON
WEDNESDAY...THEN TO THE NORTHWEST ON THURSDAY. THESE OFFSHORE
WINDS WILL GENERATE HAZARDOUS...SHORT PERIOD SEAS BETWEEN 3 AND 4
FEET NEARSHORE AND UP TO 7 FEET OFFSHORE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

BRAGAW/WEITLICH

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
502 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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-
873-876-221015-
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-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
502 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT...NORTH OF THE I-4
CORRIDOR. THE MAIN THREAT WILL LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...ALTHOUGH
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

...FOG IMPACT...
PATCHY FOG WILL BEGIN TO FORM ON COASTAL WATERS NORTH OF TARPON
SPRINGS LATER TONIGHT. THIS MAY BECOME LOCALLY DENSE TOWARD
SUNRISE WITH VISIBILITIES PERHAPS DOWN TO ONE MILE OR LESS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THEN PASS THROUGH THE AREA
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AHEAD OF AND ALONG THE FRONT. SOME OF THE STORMS COULD BECOME
STRONG TO SEVERE. CONDITIONS WILL BE MONITORED OVER THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS TO DETERMINE TO WHAT EXTANT A SEVERE WEATHER
THREAT WILL EXIST.

...DENSE SEA FOG IMPACT...
SEA FOG OFF THE NATURE COAST MONDAY MORNING IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE AND SPREAD SOUTHWARD OVER THE COASTAL WATERS...REACHING
AS FAR SOUTH AS BONITA BEACH. THIS FOG MAY BECOME DENSE AT TIMES
WITH VISIBILITIES PERHAPS DOWN TO ONE MILE OR LESS.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
STRONG ONSHORE WINDS BEGIN LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH BUILDING SURF AND AN ELEVATED RISK OF STRONG
RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES. THE SURF AND RIP CURRENT THREAT
SHOULD SLOWLY SUBSIDE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS BEGIN TUESDAY AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD
FRONT AND ARE FORECAST TO REACH EXERCISE CAUTION TO ADVISORY
LEVELS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. WINDS AND SEAS WILL
SLOWLY SUBSIDE THURSDAY .

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

RUDE

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
448 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
212200-
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-
448 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...SLIGHT RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC BEACHES...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

.RIPS: THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RIP CURRENTS AT THE BEACHES OF
PALM BEACH, BROWARD AND MIAMI-DADE COUNTIES.

NO OTHER HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME,

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

A COLD FRONT, MOVING INTO THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY, MAY BRING SHOWERS
AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
435 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-GAZ132>136-
149>154-162>166-220945-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-HAMILTON-
SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-BAKER-NASSAU-DUVAL-UNION-BRADFORD-CLAY-ST JOHNS-
GILCHRIST-ALACHUA-PUTNAM-FLAGLER-MARION-COFFEE-JEFF DAVIS-BACON-
APPLING-WAYNE-ATKINSON-WARE-PIERCE-BRANTLEY-INLAND GLYNN-
COASTAL GLYNN-ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-INLAND CAMDEN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
435 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS...NORTHEAST
FLORIDA AND
SOUTHEAST GEORGIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS IS EXPECTED WITH ELEVATED NE FLOW.

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TODAY FOR THE NEAR AND OFFSHORE
COASTAL ZONES NORTH OF ST. AUGUSTINE.

MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE TONIGHT ALONG
WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AS FRONTAL BOUNDARY BECOMES STATIONARY OVER THE
AREA THROUGH MID WEEK.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
WITH ISOLATED STRONG STORMS POSSIBLE.

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE BEGINNING MID
WEEK AS COLD FRONT APPROACHES AND PASSES THROUGH THE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
JACKSONVILLE WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV/JAX.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
947 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-211700-
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-
947 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.NOW...

SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE MOISTURE ALONG AND
NORTH OF A STALLED FRONT ACROSS LAKE AND VOLUSIA COUNTIES. GREATEST
CLOUD COVER AND RAINFALL WILL REMAIN NORTH OF THIS BOUNDARY THROUGH
THE REST OF THE MORNING WITH DRIER CONDITIONS AND PARTLY SUNNY SKIES
FARTHER SOUTH.

&&

ADDITIONAL DETAILS...INCLUDING GRAPHICS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT:
HTTP://WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/MLB/BLOG.PHP

$$

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