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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
414 AM EST MON FEB 23 2015

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-
873-876-241000-
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-
414 AM EST MON FEB 23 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...DENSE FOG IMPACT...
VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE IN
SOME AREAS THIS MORNING. LOWEST VISIBILITY WILL BE ARE NEAR THE
COAST AND OFFSHORE ACROSS THE SHELF WATERS DUE TO SEA FOG IN THE
AREA...HOWEVER INLAND FOG IS POSSIBLE AS WELL. A DENSE FOG ADVISORY
IS IN EFFECT FOR THE NEARSHORE WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD NORTHWARD TO
THE SUWANNEE RIVER...INCLUDING TAMPA BAY.

IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...USE YOUR LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE
PLENTY OF DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND THE VEHICLE IN FRONT OF YOU.
ONLY EXPERIENCED MARINERS WITH PROPER NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT SHOULD
LEAVE PORT THIS MORNING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY SCATTERED TO WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
WITH A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED. THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL
IMPACT AREAS FROM TAMPA BAY NORTHWARD WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND SOUTH OF
THE BAY IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA THURSDAY. CURRENTLY THE THREAT FOR
SEVERE STORMS LOOKS TO BE EXTREMELY LIMITED. ANY THUNDERSTORMS
THAT DO FORM WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY
WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...AND OCCASIONAL DEADLY LIGHTNING
STRIKES.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
WIND SPEEDS OF 20 TO 25 KNOTS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS BOATING
CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

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