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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
341 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
281200-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-BISCAYNE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM
EXCLUDING THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF BAHAMAS-GLADES-HENDRY-
INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-INLAND COLLIER-
INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI-DADE-METRO MIAMI-DADE-
MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-COASTAL MIAMI-
DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI-DADE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
341 AM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

...HEAT INDICES ABOVE 100 DEGREES FOR MOST AREAS TODAY...

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR ATLANTIC BEACHES TODAY...

...CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS OVER ATLANTIC WATERS THIS MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS THE INTERIOR AND PORTIONS OF THE
GULF COAST. THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

WIND: A FEW OF THE STRONGEST STORMS MAY PRODUCE BRIEF GUSTY WINDS
OF 40 TO 50 MPH.

WATERSPOUTS: THERE IS A CHANCE OF WATERSPOUTS OVER THE ATLANTIC
WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING.

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS TODAY FOR
ATLANTIC BEACHES.

TEMPERATURES: HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO EXCEED 100 DEGREES
FOR MUCH OF SOUTH FLORIDA TODAY, WITH VALUES AS HIGH AS 107 DEGREES
POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE INTERIOR AND GULF COAST. IF CONFIDENCE
INCREASES IN HEAT INDEX VALUES 108 DEGREES OR HIGHER, THEN A HEAT
ADVISORY MAY BE ISSUED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE AGAIN POSSIBLE MAINLY
OVER INTERIOR AND WESTERN SECTIONS OF SOUTH FLORIDA THURSDAY.
FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE THE PRIMARY
THREATS. THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE FRIDAY AND INTO THIS
WEEKEND.

MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES THURSDAY WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO 107
DEGREES ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA WITH THE HIGHEST VALUES OVER COLLIER
COUNTY. IF CONFIDENCE INCREASES IN HEAT INDEX VALUES 108 DEGREES
OR HIGHER, THEN A HEAT ADVISORY MAY BE ISSUED.

THE RIP CURRENT RISK COULD INCREASE TO HIGH LEVELS THURSDAY ALONG
THE SOUTHEAST FLORIDA BEACHES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIAMI WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI.

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