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Monitoring Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew continues moving across the Caribbean Sea. Winds and waves in the Atlantic waters off South Florida will deteriorate early next week. People in South Florida should remain alert to the latest forecasts. Read More >

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  Hazardous Weather Outlook Text
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
508 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
010915-
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-
508 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

...THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS: SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE
EVENING HOURS. THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE LIGHTNING, SMALL HAIL,
GUSTY WIND, AND LOCALIZED URBAN FLOODING.

HAIL: SMALL HAIL IS POSSIBLE TODAY.

WINDS: THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS OF 40 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE
THIS EVENING.

FLOODING: URBAN FLOODING IS POSSIBLE, ESPECIALLY IN LOW LYING AND
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS, PARTICULARLY IN THE LAKE REGION, AND THE
EASTERN METRO AREAS.

WATERSPOUTS: WATERSPOUTS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE LAKE AND PORTIONS
OF THE ATLANTIC WATERS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE ATLANTIC COAST MAY INCREASE
LATE THIS WEEKEND. THE RISK MAY CONTINUE TO BE ENHANCED NEXT WEEK.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST EACH
DAY, ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS.

THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER CONTINUES TO MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
HURRICANE MATTHEW, CURRENTLY MOVING THROUGH THE CARIBBEAN.  

WHILE THERE REMAINS A GREAT DEAL OF UNCERTAINTY ON POTENTIAL
IMPACTS OF HURRICANE MATTHEW FOR SOUTH FLORIDA, ESPECIALLY TO THE
MAINLAND, MARINE CONDITIONS FOR THE ATLANTIC WATERS ARE EXPECTED
TO DETERIORATE EARLY NEXT WEEK. HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS MAY LINGER
THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEK. THE ADVERSE MARINE CONDITIONS MAY ALSO
BRING THE CONCERN FOR BEACH EROSION AND COASTAL FLOODING. THESE
CONDITIONS WILL GREATLY DEPEND ON THE TRACK, STRENGTH, AND TIMING
OF THE SYSTEM.

NOW IS THE TIME TO REVIEW HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS PLANS AND TO
MAKE SURE YOUR HURRICANE SUPPLIES ARE FULLY STOCKED. INTERESTS IN
SOUTH FLORIDA SHOULD CONTINUE TO REMAIN WELL INFORMED ON THE
FORECAST REGARDING HURRICANE MATTHEW WITH THE LATEST INFORMATION
FROM THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER AND NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
MIAMI.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION: WIDESPREAD SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED,
HOWEVER INDIVIDUAL SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT HIGH WIND TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MIAMI.

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

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