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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
609 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

FLZ043-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-239-242-248-
249-251-255-260-262-241115-
DESOTO-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-POLK-SUMTER-INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND MANATEE-
INLAND SARASOTA-COASTAL SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-COASTAL CHARLOTTE-
INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-
INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL PASCO-INLAND PASCO-
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL LEVY-
609 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

...DENSE FOG WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA THIS MORNING...

PATCHY DENSE FOG WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
FLORIDA THIS MORNING...THROUGH 715 AM EDT.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 75 BETWEEN EXITS 158 AND 329...INTERSTATE 4
BETWEEN EXITS 1 AND 58...AND INTERSTATE 275 BETWEEN EXITS 2 AND 53.

THE FOG WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO IN SOME AREAS. MOTORISTS
SHOULD SLOW DOWN...USE LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS...OR FIND AN ALTERNATIVE
ROUTE. IN ADDITION...MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR RAPIDLY
CHANGING VISIBILITY WITHIN THE FOG BANK.

$$


RAG






Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
530 AM EDT THU APR 24 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-
873-876-250930-
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-
530 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

...DENSE FOG IMPACT...
AREAS OF FOG...SOME LOCALLY DENSE REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO LESS
THAN ONE HALF OF A MILE...WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION EARLY
THIS MORNING. MORE AREAS OF FOG IS ANTICIPATED LATE TONIGHT INTO
EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...USE YOUR LOW BEAM
HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE BETWEEN YOU AND THE
VEHICLE IN FRONT OF YOU.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

...THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS OF SUNDAY...MONDAY AND
TUESDAY THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY OVER
INLAND AREAS AS THE SEA BREEZES DEVELOP AND MOVE INLAND. BY
WEDNESDAY A COLD FRONT WILL BE APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST
BRINGING A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TO THE ENTIRE REGION.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG GUSTY
WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING
STRIKES.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

PRC





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