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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
355 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

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-
355 PM EDT Tue Oct 20 2020

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.


Rip Currents: There is a High risk of Rip Currents at the Atlantic
Coast beaches.

Coastal Flooding: Higher than normal tides (highest predicted tides
of the year) could lead to minor coastal flooding around periods of
high tide.

Flooding: Heavy rainfall with multiple rounds of showers possible,
this may lead to localized flooding, especially along coastal areas
during periods of high tide.

Thunderstorms: A few thunderstorms will be possible over South
Florida. Primary impacts from the thunderstorms will be lightning
strikes, brief gusty winds and heavy rainfall.

Wind: Gusty winds in excess of 20 knots across all South Florida
waters. Wind gusts up to 45 mph are also possible within any showers
and storms today over water and land.


Hazardous marine conditions will be possible through mid week.

Coastal flooding due to higher than normal tides is possible during
times of high tide through at least mid-week.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms with main impacts being heavy
rainfall with the potential for localized flooding.


Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotters especially east coast metro areas are encouraged to report
high wind, waterspouts, and flooding to the National Weather Service
forecast office in Miami. Please relay any information about
observed severe weather to the NWS while following all local, state,
and CDC guidelines.

For more information...visit the National Weather Service in
Miami website at


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