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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
413 AM EDT Fri May 25 2018

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-
413 AM EDT Fri May 25 2018

...Moderate Risk of Rip Current along Atlantic beaches...
...A few thunderstorms possible today...
...Potential for Flooding and Isolated Tornadoes through this weekend...
...Eye on the tropics this weekend...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.


Rip currents: There is a moderate risk of rip currents along the
Atlantic beaches today.

Thunderstorms: Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible
today. The main hazards with any storms will be cloud-to-ground
lightning and locally heavy rainfall.

Waterspouts: Isolated waterspouts will be possible in the coastal
and lake waters adjacent to South Florida today.

Flooding: Excessive rainfall could produce flooding over portions of
South Florida today. A focus for excessive rainfall could emerge
over the southern portions of the peninsula of Florida today,
particularly Miami-Dade and mainland Monroe Counties.


A tropical disturbance is forecast to lift slowly northward into the
Gulf of Mexico this weekend, bringing another surge of deep tropical
moisture to South Florida. Regardless of any development, numerous
to widespread showers and some thunderstorms remain in the forecast
for the Memorial Day weekend. Heavy rainfall will be possible during
this time, aggravating ongoing flooding concerns. In addition, gusty
winds and locally rough seas, and occasional lightning may accompany
this activity. Isolated tornadoes particularly Saturday and Sunday
are also a concern.

The risk of rip currents will remain elevated for the Atlantic
beaches through the Memorial Day weekend. Elevated seas and rip
current risks will also be possible this weekend into early next
week over the Gulf waters and Collier beaches.


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

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



Hydrologic Outlook

Hydrologic Outlook

Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Miami FL
409 PM EDT Thu May 24 2018

...Heavy Rainfall Possible This Memorial Day Weekend for South Florida...

A tropical disturbance over the Yucatan Channel is forecast by
the short to medium range models to move northward into the
Central or Eastern Gulf of Mexico this Memorial Day Weekend. This
will allow for deep tropical moisture to move northward into South
Florida this Memorial Day Weekend which in turn will lead to the
possible heavy rainfall. Most areas will see between 3 and 5
inches of rain during this period, but the western portions of
South Florida could see amounts up to 7 inches of rainfall.
However, total rainfall amounts could be locally higher with any
thunderstorms that do move over South Florida this Memorial Day

The grounds across South Florida has also become saturated due to
the heavy rainfall that occurred over the region last week through
early this week. If the forecast trend continues for heavy
rainfall, then a Flood Watch may be needed for portions of South
Florida for this Memorial Day Weekend. At this time, there is
also a marginal risk of flooding across the southern areas of
for Friday and the southern and western areas of South Florida on
Saturday from the Weather Prediction Center (WPC).



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