National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
Graphical Hazardous Weather Outlook
for east-central Florida.
Products issued at:417 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

threat awareness

417 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. .THUNDERSTORM IMPACT... ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS AHEAD OF A POTENT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST STATES WILL SUPPORT SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE NORTHERN FLORIDA PENINSULA INTO EARLY EVENING THAT WILL THEN MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA THROUGH LATE EVENING AND UNTIL AROUND 1 AM ACROSS THE TREASURE COAST. DEEP LAYER WIND SHEAR...COLDER TEMPERATURES ALOFT AND STRONG INSTABILITY WILL PRODUCE AN ENHANCED RISK OF DAMAGING WINDS...HAIL AND A FEW STRONG LONG TRACKED TORNADOES. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS AROUND ONE HALF INCH ARE EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 1 TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE. RESIDENTS AND VISITORS IN THE AREA SHOULD REVIEW THEIR EMERGENCY PLANS FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS AND TORNADOES. IF WARNINGS ARE ISSUED...HEAD TO A STURDY STRUCTURE AWAY FROM WINDOWS IMMEDIATELY. ALSO...ENSURE YOU HAVE MULTIPLE WAYS TO RECEIVE WATCH AND WARNING INFORMATION...INCLUDING THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO...YOUR SMART PHONE...LOCAL TV OUTLETS...OR A COMPUTER. .HIGH WIND IMPACT... A WIND ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH MIDNIGHT FOR STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 40 TO 45 MPH. LOOSE OR LIGHTWEIGHT OBJECTS SHOULD BE SECURED. SMALL TREE LIMBS MAY BE BROUGHT DOWN. .RIP CURRENT IMPACT... A SMALL BUT LONG PERIOD NORTHEAST SWELL WILL PRODUCE A MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS AT THE BEACHES. ALWAYS SWIM WITHIN SIGHT OF A LIFEGUARD. .MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT... A BAND OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL PUSH ACROSS THE INTRACOASTAL AND ATLANTIC WATERS THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. A LARGE SWATH OF 35 TO 45 KNOT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO ACCOMPANY THE SQUALL LINE AND ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP AHEAD OF THE LINE. MORE INTENSE LOCALIZED WINDS OF 50 TO 60 KNOTS WILL OCCUR WITHIN THE SQUALL LINE AS IT PUSHES ACROSS THE INTRACOASTAL AND ATLANTIC WATERS. .WIND AND SEA IMPACT... A GALE WARNING IS IN EFFECT. EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. VERY HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE MONDAY DUE TO STRONG WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS MAINTAINING SEAS 10 TO 11 FEET WELL OFFSHORE. A GALE WARNING WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER. FORMAL ACTIVATION IS EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. PLEASE RELAY ANY REPORTS OF SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE AT 3 2 1 2 5 5 0 2 1 2. $$ VOLKMER

 

 


 

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