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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
421 AM EDT Sat Sep 19 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-
421 AM EDT Sat Sep 19 2020

...Scattered Storms Possible This Afternoon and Evening...
...Atlantic Beaches: Elevated Rip Current Risk...
...Minor Coastal Flooding Expected Around High Tide...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.


Rip currents: A high risk of rip currents exists for the Palm
Beaches. A moderate risk of rip currents exists for the Atlantic
beaches of Miami-Dade and Broward through the evening.

Coastal Flooding: Minor flooding of coastal locations is possible,
particularly around the times of high tide due to astronomically
higher tides.

Thunderstorms:  A few thunderstorms are possible across South Florida
this afternoon and evening. Lightning and locally heavy rainfall are
the primary hazards. Strong wind gusts and funnel clouds are possible
with a strong storm or two today.

Waterspouts: A few waterspouts are possible today for all the local
South Florida waters.

Flooding: Heavy rainfall from thunderstorms could lead to the
localized ponding of water, particularly in urbanized and poorly
drained areas in the east coast metro areas this afternoon and
evening. Areas that drain to local bodies of water may also
experience slower than normal drainage around the times of high tide
due to the astronomically higher tides.

Waves: Incoming swell tonight will allow seas in the Atlantic to
build to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas to 9 feet in the
Gulfstream. Small Craft Advisories are in effect for the Atlantic
waters starting tonight.


Minor coastal flooding is expected during high tide cycles through
the weekend.

Abundant moisture will remain over the area through much of the
weekend and next week, keeping the risk of flooding, especially for
urban and low-lying areas.

A frontal boundary is expected to approach the region late this
weekend, increasing rain and thunderstorm chances across South
Florida. Breezy northeasterly winds are projected behind the frontal
passage, leading to hazardous marine and beach conditions through
early next week.


Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotters are encouraged to report high wind, funnel clouds,
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

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



Coastal Flood Advisory

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
315 AM EDT Sat Sep 19 2020

Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
315 AM EDT Sat Sep 19 2020


* WHAT...Minor coastal flooding.

* WHERE...Coastal Broward and Coastal Miami-Dade Counties.

* WHEN...Around the times of high tides through at least 8 PM EDT

* IMPACTS...Flooding of lots, parks, and roads with only
  isolated road closures expected.


If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be
closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of
unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone



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