Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
541 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-
541 AM EDT THU APR 16 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
SUFFICIENT MOISTURE AND AN UNSTABLE AIRMASS WILL COMBINE WITH
DAYTIME HEATING TO PRODUCE 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...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF THE I-4
CORRIDOR FROM 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.
STORM MOTION WILL BE NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FLOOD IMPACT...
TODAY`S STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ONE TO TWO INCHES OF
RAINFALL IN A 60 TO 90 MINUTE PERIOD AND WILL BE CAPABLE OF
FLOODING 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
TODAY AND PRODUCE A LOW TO MODERATE RIP CURRENT THREAT ALONG AREA
BEACHES. THE THREAT WILL BE GREATEST BETWEEN 9:30 AM AND 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...MAINLY ALONG THE COASTLINE OF
VOLUSIA AND NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTIES.

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

$$

BRAGAW



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