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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Miami FL
1020 AM EDT Thu Aug 18 2022

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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-
1020 AM EDT Thu Aug 18 2022

...Scattered Afternoon/Evening Thunderstorms Mainly Interior and East...
...Gusty Winds and Localized Flooding East Coast Metro...
...Heat Index Near 105 Degrees...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Atlantic, Biscayne Bay, South
Florida, Gulf of Mexico and Lake Okeechobee.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms are expected this
afternoon and early evening with the greatest chances over
interior and eastern sections of southern Florida. The strongest
of these storms could produce locally heavy rain, strong wind
gusts, and occasional lightning.

Wind: A few thunderstorms could produce wind gusts of around
40 mph over the interior as well as metro Southeast Florida this
afternoon and evening.

Flooding: Very heavy rainfall could lead to localized flooding
over portions of metro Southeast Florida this afternoon.

Temperatures: Heat index values are expected to be around
105 degrees over metro Southeast Florida and around Lake
Okeechobee this afternoon.

Waterspouts: Isolated waterspouts are possible over the local
waters.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

Afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be most likely over
interior and western portions of South Florida through most of
the period. Thunderstorms will be more likely over the east coast
metro areas during the night and morning. Locally gusty winds,
heavy rainfall, and frequent lightning will be most likely over
interior and western areas.

Heat index values are forecast to be near 105 degrees over
interior sections.

An elevated risk of rip currents at the Atlantic beaches Friday
through most of the period.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed.

$$



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