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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
501 AM EDT FRI AUG 15 2014

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-
873-876-160915-
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-
501 AM EDT FRI AUG 15 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
AMPLE MOISTURE COMBINED WITH WEAK UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES MOVING
ACROSS THE NORTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA AND THE SEA BREEZE
CIRCULATIONS WILL SUPPORT SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE REGION TODAY. THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP
TODAY WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINS...AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES AS THEY MOVE
TO THE EAST AROUND 10 MPH. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS MAY
PRODUCE SOME MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS...AS WELL AS THE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND MOTORISTS
SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION AND SLOW DOWN IF ENCOUNTERING HEAVY RAIN
TODAY.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
AMPLE MOISTURE COMBINED WITH DAYTIME HEATING AND THE SEA BREEZE
CIRCULATIONS WILL SUPPORT SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE REGION ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. STORMS
THAT DEVELOP WILL MOVE TO THE EAST AROUND 10 MPH AND WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...STRONG GUSTY WINDS...
AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES. DURING EARLY NEXT WEEK UPPER
RIDGING WILL BUILD IN OVER THE CENTRAL PENINSULA. DRIER MID
LEVEL AIR AND SUPPRESSION FROM THE UPPER RIDGE WILL LOWER RAIN
CHANCES ACROSS THE REGION WITH LESS THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE
EXPECTED.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER AND SELF ACTIVATE IF NEEDED.

$$

MCMICHAEL





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