Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
800 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
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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-534 AM EDT THU
MAR 26 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
NUMEROUS SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA
THIS AFTERNOON...AS WELL AS A CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS. WHILE THE
OVERALL THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW...CONDITIONS MAY ALLOW A
FEW OF THE STORMS TO GENERATE WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AS WELL AS
DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. STORM MOTION WILL BE NORTHEAST
AROUND 25 MPH. REMEMBER...LIGHTNING MAKES EVERY THUNDERSTORM A
POTENTIAL KILLER. CEASE OUTDOOR ACTIVITY IMMEDIATELY AND MOVE INDOORS
IF THUNDER IS HEARD.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
A LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE EAST FLORIDA COAST
TODAY THAT WILL GENERATE A RIP CURRENT THREAT ALONG AREA BEACHES.
THE THREAT WILL BE HIGHEST AFTER 5:00 PM THIS AFTERNOON DUE TO TIDAL
EFFECTS. CHECK WITH BEACH PATROL FOR LATEST CONDITIONS AND NEVER
SWIM ALONE.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP ACROSS EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA THIS
AFTERNOON WILL TRACK TO THE NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH AND WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING WIND GUSTS OVER 34 KNOTS. THE INTRACOASTAL
WATERWAY AND THE NEARSHORE ATLANTIC WATERS WILL BE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE
AS THE STORMS MOVE OFFSHORE. BOATERS SHOULD WATCH FOR STORMS
APPROACHING FROM THE WEST OR SOUTHWEST AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE
ACTION SHOULD THREATENING WEATHER DEVELOP.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.
THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS ON FRIDAY AHEAD OF A STRONG
COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE FRIDAY NIGHT. A FEW OF THESE STORMS WILL HAVE
THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME STRONG. A RIP CURRENT THREAT WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH LATE WEEK AS A LONG PERIOD SWELL IMPACTS THE EAST FLORIDA
COAST.

POOR CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS WEEKEND
BEHIND THE FRONT AS NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS FRESHEN TO AROUND 20
KNOTS WITH BUILDING SEAS.


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

$$

BRAGAW/FRJ



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