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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
400 PM EDT Wed Jun 3 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-
400 PM EDT Wed Jun 3 2020

...Scattered Thunderstorms and Localized Flooding Possible...
...High Risk of Rip Currents Atlantic Coast Beaches...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.


Rip currents: There is a high risk of rip currents at the Atlantic
beaches today and tonight.

Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms will continue through today
and tonight across most of South Florida. The strongest storms could
contain heavy rainfall and gusty winds especially across the interior
and west coast this afternoon.

Waterspouts: Waterspouts are possible over the Gulf of Mexico
waters, Lake Okeechobee, and the Atlantic waters today.

Flooding: Some of the showers and thunderstorms could contain heavy
rainfall which could lead to some localized flooding in urban and
poor drainage areas. A flood watch is in effect through Friday


Thunderstorms will gradually increase in coverage through the
remainder of the week and the first part of the weekend. Periods of
locally heavy rainfall could result in flooding in some areas over
the next several days. Gusty winds may also accompany the stronger
thunderstorms, especially late this week and this weekend.

The risk of rip currents will remain elevated at the Atlantic beaches
for the remainder of the week and upcoming weekend. The rip current
risk may also increase at the Gulf beaches this weekend.


Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotters are encouraged to report high wind, hail and flooding to
the National Weather Service forecast office in Miami.

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


Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Miami FL
340 PM EDT Wed Jun 3 2020

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-
340 PM EDT Wed Jun 3 2020


The National Weather Service in Miami has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of South Florida, including the
  following areas, Coastal Broward, Coastal Collier, Coastal
  Miami-Dade, Coastal Palm Beach, Far South Miami-Dade, Glades,
  Hendry, Inland Broward, Inland Collier, Inland Miami-Dade,
  Inland Palm Beach, Mainland Monroe, Metro Broward, Metro
  Miami- Dade, and Metro Palm Beach.

* Through Friday morning

* With ongoing rainfall and saturated soils, additional rounds of
  showers and thunderstorms will produce an average of 1 to 3
  inches of rainfall across the watch area with locally higher
  amounts possible.

* Impact: Torrential rainfall may produce flooding of poor
  drainage areas in urban locations as well as small creeks,
  streams, and canals.


A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



Rip Current Statement

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Miami FL
338 PM EDT Wed Jun 3 2020

Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade-
338 PM EDT Wed Jun 3 2020


* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.

* WHERE...Coastal Broward, Coastal Palm Beach and Coastal Miami-
  Dade Counties.

* WHEN...Through Thursday evening.

* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away
  from shore into deeper water.


Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.



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