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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
434 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-070000-
FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE 0-20 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 0-20 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 0-20 NM-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20-60 NM-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20-60 NM-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20-60 NM-INLAND VOLUSIA COUNTY-
NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
NORTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-
434 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
ISOLATED LIGHTNING STORMS MAY MOVE ONSHORE TODAY FROM THE ATLANTIC
AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OFFSHORE FROM EAST CENTRAL
FLORIDA AND MOVES NORTHWARD INTO THIS EVENING. GUSTY WINDS TO 35
MPH MAY ACCOMPANY ANY LIGHTNING STORMS.

.FLOOD IMPACT...
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AMOUNTS TO TWO TO THREE INCHES MAY OCCUR IN
ISOLATED LOCATIONS NEAR THE COAST AS SHOWERS STREAM ONSHORE FROM
THE ATLANTIC INTO THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS. HEAVY RAIN MAY CAUSE
PONDING OF WATER AND MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

.HIGH WIND IMPACT...
GUSTY NORTHEAST TO NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP INTO THIS AFTERNOON
ALONG THE COAST AS LOW PRESSURE SLOWLY DEVELOPS OFFSHORE FROM EAST
CENTRAL FLORIDA. BREEZY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF
EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA WITH THE STRONGEST WIND GUSTS EXPECTED ALONG
THE IMMEDIATE VOLUSIA AND BREVARD COUNTY COAST IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHEST WIND GUSTS MAY REACH 25 TO 30 MPH ACROSS THE BARRIER
ISLANDS LATER TODAY NORTH OF SEBASTIAN INLET.

.COASTAL FLOOD IMPACT...
ROUGH SURF IS EXPECTED AT THE BEACHES TODAY WITH MINOR BEACH
EROSION AROUND THE TIME OF HIGH TIDE. ASK ABOUT OCEAN HAZARDS WHEN
ARRIVING AT THE BEACH.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
WEATHER AND OCEAN CONDITIONS TODAY WILL PRODUCE A MODERATE RISK
FOR RIP CURRENTS AND A STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENT BY LATE AFTERNOON.
ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD TOWER AND DO NOT SWIM ALONE.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
GUSTY WINDS TO NEAR 35 KNOTS MAY OCCUR WITH STRONGER SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED LIGHTNING STORMS TODAY.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP ACROSS ALL OF THE
EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA WATERS TODAY AS LOW PRESSURE SLOWLY DEEPENS
OFFSHORE. NORTHEAST WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHERLY LATE IN THE DAY
WITH WIND SPEEDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS ACROSS THE OFFSHORE
WATERS. SEAS WILL BUILD TO 5 TO 7 FEET NEAR SHORE UP TO 8 TO 9
FEET OFFSHORE IN THE GULF STREAM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE NEAR THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST WILL
PRODUCE SWELLS ACROSS THE EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA ATLANTIC WATERS
WHICH WILL HEIGHTEN THE RIP CURRENT RISK THROUGH FRIDAY. AFTER A
PERIOD OF DRY WEATHER...LIGHTNING STORM CHANCES WILL RETURN
SUNDAY INTO THE EARLY PART OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY. RAINFALL SPOTTERS ARE
REQUESTED TO REPORT RAINFALL AMOUNTS OVER TWO INCHES TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE AT 3 2 1 2 5 5 0 2 1 2.

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VOLKMER




Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
230 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-062130-
COASTAL VOLUSIA-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE OUT TO 20 NM-INDIAN RIVER-INLAND VOLUSIA-MARTIN-
NORTHERN BREVARD-NORTHERN LAKE-OKEECHOBEE-ORANGE-OSCEOLA-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT TO 20 NM-SEMINOLE-
SOUTHERN BREVARD-SOUTHERN LAKE-ST. LUCIE-VOLUSIA-
BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
VOLUSIA-BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET OUT TO 20 NM-
230 PM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.NOW...

...CLUSTER OF SHOWERS WITH HEAVY DOWNPOURS OVER THE INTERIOR...

AT 230 PM...MELBOURNE DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED A CLUSTER OF HEAVY RAIN
SHOWERS FROM NEAR LAKE GEORGE AND MOUNT DORA SOUTHWARD THROUGH
SEMINOLE AND ORANGE COUNTIES...INCLUDING THE GREATER SANFORD AND
ORLANDO AREAS. ANOTHER CLUSTER OF HEAVIER SHOWERS WAS AROUND GREATER
MELBOURNE. THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON THIS ACTIVITY WILL MOVE SOUTH AT 20
TO 25 MPH ACROSS OSCEOLA...SOUTHERN BREVARD...AND INDIAN RIVER
COUNTIES. IF THE ACTIVITY HOLDS TOGETHER...IT COULD AFFECT AREAS
FARTHER SOUTH ALONG THE TREASURE COAST AND LAKE OKEECHOBEE REGIONS.


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