Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1010 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE
OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN
INLET OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
WATERS FROM VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
INLAND VOLUSIA-NORTHERN LAKE-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-COASTAL VOLUSIA-
SOUTHERN LAKE-NORTHERN BREVARD-
1010 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
MOISTURE INCREASING ALONG A WEAK STATIONARY FRONT CURRENTLY ACROSS
LAKE AND VOLUSIA COUNTIES WILL ALLOW SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
POSSIBLY A FEW STORMS TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON...MAINLY FROM LAKE
KISSIMMEE TO CAPE CANAVERAL NORTHWARD. THESE SHOWERS WILL BECOME
NUMEROUS TO WIDESPREAD AFTER SUNSET ACROSS THIS REGION...WITH A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUING THROUGH DAYBREAK. THE
PRIMARY THREAT FROM ANY STORMS WILL BE DEADLY CLOUD-TO-GROUND
LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 TO 45 MPH. STORM MOTION WILL BE
TOWARD THE EAST TO NORTHEAST UP TO 25 TO 30 MPH. REMEMBER...
LIGHTNING MAKES EVERY THUNDERSTORM A POTENTIAL KILLER. WHEN
THUNDER ROARS...GO INDOORS.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
A SMALL BUT LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL IMPACT THE EAST FLORIDA COAST
TODAY AND GENERATE A MODERATE RIP CURRENT THREAT ALONG AREA
BEACHES. THE THREAT WILL BE HIGHEST THROUGH 4:30 PM DUE TO TIDAL
EFFECTS.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
A FEW STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT MAINLY
FROM LAKE KISSIMMEE TO CAPE CANAVERAL NORTHWARD. ANY STORMS THAT
CAN DEVELOP WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE WIND GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 KNOTS AS THEY MOVE QUICKLY TOWARD THE EAST TO NORTHEAST
UP TO 25 TO 30 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR LIGHTNING STORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
THIS WEEK AS A STATIONARY FRONT MEANDERS ACROSS NORTHERN FLORIDA.
A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS THEN EXPECTED TO SWEEP THROUGH THE STATE
INTO WEDNESDAY WITH A FEW STRONGER STORMS POTENTIALLY PRECEDING
THIS BOUNDARY.

AHEAD OF THE FRONT...WINDS AND SEAS ARE FORECAST TO FRESHEN OUT OF
THE SOUTH TUESDAY NIGHT BEFORE VEERING TO THE SOUTHWEST ON
WEDNESDAY...THEN TO THE NORTHWEST ON THURSDAY. THESE OFFSHORE
WINDS WILL GENERATE HAZARDOUS...SHORT PERIOD SEAS BETWEEN 3 AND 4
FEET NEARSHORE AND UP TO 7 FEET OFFSHORE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

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BRAGAW/WEITLICH







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