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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
500 AM EDT WED OCT 1 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-
873-876-020900-
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-
500 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ABUNDANT MOISTURE COMBINED WITH A FRONTAL BOUNDARY ACROSS THE
CENTRAL FLORIDA PENINSULA WILL SUPPORT SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE REGION TODAY. THUNDERSTORMS
THAT DEVELOP WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...HEAVY
RAINS...AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
SEVERAL AREA RIVERS REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE WITH OTHER RIVERS
AROUND ACTION STAGE. ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THESE
BASINS TODAY WILL ONLY EXACERBATE FLOODING PROBLEMS. RESIDENTS
LIVING ALONG RIVERS OR FASTER FLOWING STREAMS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT
TO ANY RAPID RISES IN WATER LEVELS AND BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER
GROUND SHOULD FLOODING BE OBSERVED. SEE THE LATEST FLOOD WARNINGS
AND STATEMENTS AVAILABLE ON WEATHER.GOV/TAMPABAY FOR MORE
INFORMATION.

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

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED EACH DAY THROUGH THE END OF
THE WEEK AND INTO THE FIRST HALF OF THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY
WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES. A
MUCH DRIER AIR MASS IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE REGION ON SUNDAY
AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THIS
COOLER AND DRIER AIR MASS WILL PRECLUDE THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT
ACROSS THE REGION DURING THIS TIME FRAME.

...RIVER FLOOD IMPACT...
SEVERAL AREA RIVERS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN AT OR ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG RIVERS
OR FASTER FLOWING STREAMS SHOULD REMAIN AWARE OF WATER LEVELS AND
BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOODING BE OBSERVED. SEE
THE LATEST FLOOD WARNINGS AND STATEMENTS AVAILABLE ON
WEATHER.GOV/TAMPABAY FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER TODAY AND SELF ACTIVATE IF
NEEDED.

$$

MCMICHAEL





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