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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
447 AM EDT WED APR 9 2014

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239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-100900-
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
447 AM EDT WED APR 9 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
HIGH SURF WILL PRODUCE AN ELEVATED RISK OF DANGEROUS AND MORE
FREQUENT RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 33 KNOTS AND ROUGH SEAS OF UP TO 9 FEET
OFFSHORE WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR
SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS THROUGH THIS EVENING ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
COASTAL WATERS. CONDITIONS WILL BE IMPROVING FROM NORTH TO SOUTH
THROUGH THE DAY.

...FIRE WEATHER IMPACT...
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR THIS
AFTERNOON. A COMBINATION OF MODERATE WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE IN PLACE. ERC VALUES NEAR CRITICAL LEVELS
AND BORDERLINE WINDS WILL CONTRIBUTE TO DANGEROUS FIRE BEHAVIOR.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

...FIRE WEATHER IMPACTS...
WINDS WILL SUBSIDE FOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON...BUT AFTERNOON RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE FALLING INTO THE UPPER 20 TO LOWER 30
PERCENT RANGE. THE DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE QUICK
SPREAD OF ANY WILDFIRE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

COLSON






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