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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1238 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-181945-
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-
1238 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

.NOW...
THE FRONT EDGE OF A SYSTEM OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS COMING IN OFF
OF THE GULF OF MEXICO IS BEGINNING TO REACH LAKE COUNTY AS OF 12:30
PM.  WHILE THE SHOWERS AND STORMS THEMSELVES ARE MOVING TOWARD THE
NORTH NORTHEAST...THE ENTIRE SYSTEM IS MAKING ITS WAY EAST INTO THE
FLORIDA PENINSULA.  THESE SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL BEGIN TO PUSH
FARTHER INTO EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA AS THE AFTERNOON PASSES...BUT THE
BEST CHANCE FOR ANY STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS REMAINS LATER THIS
AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING.

ALONG THE EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA COAST...SHOWERS CONTINUE TO DEVELOP
ACROSS THE TREASURE COAST AND MOVE NORTHWARD UP THE COAST.  THIS
TREND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE AHEAD OF THE LARGE SYSTEM MOVING IN OFF
OF THE GULF.  ACTIVITY WILL BE MOSTLY SHOWERS THROUGH MID-
AFTERNOON...BUT A LIGHTNING STRIKE OR TWO AND SOME GUSTY WINDS ARE
POSSIBLE.


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