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Beach Hazards Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
830 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

FLZ160-162-165-220200-
/O.CON.KTBW.BH.S.0008.000000T0000Z-180824T0200Z/
Coastal Sarasota-Coastal Charlotte-Coastal Lee-
830 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

* RED TIDE HAZARDS...Possible respiratory irritation in some
  coastal areas of Sarasota, Charlotte, and Lee counties.

For red tide forecast information visit
https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/hab/gomx.html

* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION IMPACTS...Symptoms may
  include coughing, sneezing, and tearing eyes.

* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION TIMING/LOCATION... NOAA
  FORECAST:

  Coastal northern/southern Sarasota County: Gulf coast
  and bay regions of northern Sarasota...possible Tuesday and
  Wednesday. Gulf coast of southern Sarasota...possible Tuesday
  and Wednesday.

  Coastal northern/southern Charlotte County: Gulf
  coast of northern Charlotte...possible Tuesday and Wednesday.
  Gulf coast and bay regions of southern Charlotte...possible
  Tuesday and Wednesday.

  Coastal northern/central/southern Lee County: Gulf
  coast and bay regions of northern Lee...possible Tuesday and
  Wednesday. Gulf coast of central and southern Lee...possible
  Tuesday and Wednesday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Florida red tide observations...You can find unaffected beaches
by checking reports of recent local observations and data: Mote
Marine Laboratory daily beach conditions at
https://visitbeaches.org and the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC) red tide status at
myfwc.com/redtidestatus.

Florida red tide health information...Consult the Florida
Department of Health at: www.floridahealth.gov/environmental-
health/aquatic-toxins/red-tide.html or call the Poison Control
Center at: 1 800 222 1222.

Inclusion of external links does not constitute endorsement by
the Department of Commerce (DOC)/(NOAA) of these external web
sites or the information, products, or services contained
therein.

Florida red tide information sources...red tide forecasts are
provided by the National Ocean Service with data provided by the
FWC and Mote Marine Laboratory.

$$


https://www.weather.gov/tampa



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
459 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

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-
873-876-212100-
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-
459 AM EDT Tue Aug 21 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for West Central And Southwest
Florida.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
Thunderstorms are expected today with the highest coverage
expected east of I-75 over the interior counties after 2 PM.
Thunderstorms that develop will be capable of producing strong
gusty winds...locally heavy rains... and frequent deadly lightning
strikes.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
Daily thunderstorms are expected through the week with the highest
coverage expected east of I-75 over the interior counties after 2
PM. Thunderstorms will be capable of producing strong gusty
winds...locally heavy rains... and frequent deadly lightning
strikes.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today.

$$

Wynn




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