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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
552 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

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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-
552 AM EST WED FEB 25 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE NATURE COAST
THIS EVENING AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THERE IS A
MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE STORMS OVERNIGHT WITH THE PRIMARY THREAT
BEING DAMAGING WIND GUSTS. WEAK SHORT-LIVED TORNADOES ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL WEAKEN HAS THE FRONT CONTINUES
SOUTH INTO THE TAMPA BAY AREA TOWARD MORNING.

...DENSE FOG IMPACT... A BAND OF DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THE EARLY TO MID MORNING HOURS ALONG THE I-4 CORRIDOR. THIS DENSE
FOG WILL PERSIST THE LONGEST NEAR THE COAST AND AREAS ADJACENT TO
TAMPA BAY.

DENSE FOG COULD REDEVELOP TONIGHT SOUTH OF THE APPROACHING COLD
FRONT.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACTS...
WE WILL SEE AN INCREASING THREAT FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS THIS
AFTERNOON AS SOUTH TO SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS INCREASE AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
PATCHY DENSE SEA FOG WILL CONTINUE OVER THE WATERS MAINLY AROUND
TAMPA BAY AND SOUTH OF TARPON SPRINGS TODAY.

SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS MAINLY OVER THE
WATERS NORTH OF ENGLEWOOD TODAY THEN SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND
A COLD FRONT TONIGHT. THIS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT THE WATERS TONIGHT. SOME OF
THE STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE OFFSHORE THE NATURE COAST
WITH STRONG WIND GUSTS AND ISOLATED WATERSPOUTS.

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

...MARINE IMPACTS...
ENHANCED EASTERLY FLOW COULD BRING PERIODS OF 20 KNOT WINDS TO THE
WATERS BEGINNING LATE FRIDAY AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER AND SELF ACTIVATE IF NEEDED.

$$

JILLSON






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