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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
502 AM EST SUN DEC 21 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-
873-876-221015-
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-
502 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT...NORTH OF THE I-4
CORRIDOR. THE MAIN THREAT WILL LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...ALTHOUGH
STRONG GUSTY WINDS AND DEADLY LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

...FOG IMPACT...
PATCHY FOG WILL BEGIN TO FORM ON COASTAL WATERS NORTH OF TARPON
SPRINGS LATER TONIGHT. THIS MAY BECOME LOCALLY DENSE TOWARD
SUNRISE WITH VISIBILITIES PERHAPS DOWN TO ONE MILE OR LESS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THEN PASS THROUGH THE AREA
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AHEAD OF AND ALONG THE FRONT. SOME OF THE STORMS COULD BECOME
STRONG TO SEVERE. CONDITIONS WILL BE MONITORED OVER THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS TO DETERMINE TO WHAT EXTANT A SEVERE WEATHER
THREAT WILL EXIST.

...DENSE SEA FOG IMPACT...
SEA FOG OFF THE NATURE COAST MONDAY MORNING IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE AND SPREAD SOUTHWARD OVER THE COASTAL WATERS...REACHING
AS FAR SOUTH AS BONITA BEACH. THIS FOG MAY BECOME DENSE AT TIMES
WITH VISIBILITIES PERHAPS DOWN TO ONE MILE OR LESS.

...RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
STRONG ONSHORE WINDS BEGIN LATE TUESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH BUILDING SURF AND AN ELEVATED RISK OF STRONG
RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES. THE SURF AND RIP CURRENT THREAT
SHOULD SLOWLY SUBSIDE THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY NIGHT.

...MARINE IMPACTS...
ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS BEGIN TUESDAY AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD
FRONT AND ARE FORECAST TO REACH EXERCISE CAUTION TO ADVISORY
LEVELS LATE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. WINDS AND SEAS WILL
SLOWLY SUBSIDE THURSDAY .

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

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