Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1111 AM EDT THU APR 16 2015

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FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 0-20 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-INLAND VOLUSIA COUNTY-
NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
1111 AM EDT THU APR 16 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
SUFFICIENT MOISTURE AND AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS WILL COMBINE WITH
DAYTIME HEATING TO PRODUCE SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
LIGHTNING STORMS ALONG THE EAST COAST SEA BREEZE AS IT PUSHES
INLAND THIS AFTERNOON. THE HIGHEST STORM COVERAGE IS EXPECTED
OVER THE INTERIOR COUNTIES AS THE SEA BREEZE BOUNDARIES
COLLIDE...ESPECIALLY NEAR TO WEST OF THE I-4 CORRIDOR AND
FLORIDA`S TURNPIKE BETWEEN MID AFTERNOON THROUGH ABOUT SUNSET.

A FEW STRONG STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FREQUENT CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING...STRONG WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH AND SMALL HAIL.
SLOW AND VARIABLE STORM MOTION INITIALLY EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON
WITH A MORE EAST TO NORTHEAST MOVEMENT AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH TOWARD
SUNSET INTO THIS EVENING.

.FLOOD IMPACT...
STORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL OF 2 TO 3 INCHES IN A 60 TO 90 MINUTE
PERIOD...WHICH CAN CAUSE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AND
ROADWAYS. AREAS MOST SUSCEPTIBLE WILL BE ALONG AND JUST SOUTH OF
THE I-4 CORRIDOR DUE TO RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
A TWO FOOT EASTERLY SWELL WILL IMPACT THE EAST FLORIDA COAST
THIS AFTERNOON AND PRODUCE A LOW TO MODERATE RIP CURRENT THREAT
ALONG AREA BEACHES. THE THREAT WILL BE GREATEST THROUGH 4:00 PM
DUE TO TIDAL EFFECTS. CHECK WITH BEACH PATROL FOR LOCAL CONDITIONS
BEFORE ENTERING THE WATERS AND NEVER SWIM ALONE.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
STORMS THAT DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING WIND GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS OVER INLAND LAKES AND
INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA. A FEW STRONG
STORMS MAY ALSO PUSH OFFSHORE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
THE CHANCE FOR AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN WELL ABOVE
AVERAGE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK AS UNUSUALLY DEEP MOISTURE
REMAINS IN PLACE OVER EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA. A FEW STRONG STORMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH DAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTERS ARE REQUESTED TO MONITOR THE WEATHER AND SELF ACTIVATE
IF NEEDED.

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BRAGAW/WEITLICH



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