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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
447 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
060900-
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-
447 PM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ON AREA BEACHES...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

WIND: GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WILL CONTINUE OVER
THE LOCAL GULF AND ATLANTIC WATERS. SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE
CAUTION..

WAVES: SEAS UP TO 7 FEET ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE OFFSHORE
GULF AND ATLANTIC WATERS TODAY.

RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
ATLANTIC AND GULF BEACHES TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

VERY DRY NORTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE BEHIND THE COLD FRONT
THROUGH THE WEEKEND, BRINGING AN INCREASED FIRE DANGER TO SOUTH
FLORIDA.

.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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Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
854 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-051300-
/O.NEW.KMFL.FW.A.0001.160506T1200Z-160508T0000Z/
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-
854 AM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES
063...066...067...068...069...070...071...072...073...074...075...
168...172...173 AND 174...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 063...066...067...068...
  069...070...071...072...073...074...075...168...172...173 AND
  174.

* WIND...WIND ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA WILL RANGE FROM 10 TO 15 MILES
  PER HOUR WITH GUSTS 15 TO 20 MILES PER HOUR POSSIBLE, WITH
  FRIDAY SEEING THE STRONGER WIND AND GUSTIER CONDITIONS.

* HUMIDITY...RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL DROP IN THE LOW TO MID 30`S ON
  FRIDAY, AND IN THE MID 20`S TO AROUND 30 PERCENT ON SATURDAY.

* ENERGY RELEASE COMPONENT (ERC)...ERC IS NOT FORECAST FOR THOSE
  PERIODS AS OF YET, HOWEVER, FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE HAS REPORTED
  FUELS WILL LIKELY BECOME VOLATILE BY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.
  OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

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