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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
600 AM EDT TUE AUG 19 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-
873-876-200200-
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-
600 AM EDT TUE AUG 19 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ONLY ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY INTO THIS
EVENING...BUT ANY STORM THAT DOES DEVELOP COULD PRODUCE STRONG
GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...AND FREQUENT DEADLY
LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...EXCESSIVE HEAT IMPACT...
LIMITED MOISTURE WILL LEAD TO LESS CLOUDS AND THEREFORE LOWER RAIN
CHANCES TODAY WHICH WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO CLIMB INTO THE
LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S WITH HEAT INDICES REACHING 100 TO 105 THIS
AFTERNOON. TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME
OUTDOORS. WHEN POSSIBLE RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY
MORNING OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION
AND HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
MOISTURE WILL REMAIN LIMITED THROUGH FRIDAY WITH ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED EACH AFTERNOON AND EVENING. OVER
THE WEEKEND AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK MOISTURE WILL INCREASE WITH
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS MAINLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS
ANTICIPATED EACH DAY. ANY STORMS THAT DO FORM WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS... AND FREQUENT
DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...EXCESSIVE HEAT IMPACT...
THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY DAYTIME HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO
CLIMB INTO THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S WITH HEAT INDICES REACHING 100
TO 105 EACH AFTERNOON. SO IF YOU HAVE OUTDOOR PLANS ON THESE DAYS
BE PREPARED FOR THE HEAT AND WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT LIGHT COLORED
CLOTHING AND BRING PLENTY OF NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

PRC




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