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Severe Weather Threat Across the East

Scattered severe storms may produce damaging winds, hail, a few tornadoes, and isolated flash flooding from the Northeast into the Mid-Atlantic today. Severe storms are also expected to move from eastern New Mexico into the Texas Panhandle today with a threat for large hail and severe wind gusts. Record-breaking heat is expected across the south through the week. Read More >

This is the National Weather Service Miami-South Florida page for the Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWO). This product is for South Florida and the adjacent Gulf and Atlantic waters, including Biscayne Bay and Lake Okeechobee. This product represents the threat level (None, Slight, Moderate, or High) for various weather hazards coming across South Florida, valid for the Day 1 period.


Today's Weather Impact Levels
 

Impact Levels

Represents the impact level for various weather hazards common to South Florida and the adjacent local waters. Thresholds are None, Slight, Moderate, or High. These impact levels are designed to provide decision support for the Day 1 period.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida...UPDATED
National Weather Service Miami FL
109 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
170300-
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-
109 PM EDT Mon May 16 2022

...A Few Strong/Severe Storms Possible Over East Coast Metro Areas
Of South Florida This Afternoon...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

Coastal Flood: Minor coastal flooding is possible along the east
coast of South Florida, particularly around high tide.

Thunderstorms: Isolated to scattered storms are expected today.
The strongest storms could produce hail up to the size of a quarter,
heavy rainfall, and locally damaging wind gusts up to 58 mph this
afternoon and evening.

Hail: The strongest storms can produce hail up to quarter size.

Flooding: Heavy rainfall from strong thunderstorms could produce
localized flooding across the low lying and poor drainage areas of
the east coast metro areas.

Waterspouts: An isolated waterspout cannot be ruled out with showers
and thunderstorms, mainly over the Atlantic waters and Lake Okeechobee.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms will be possible each afternoon.

Minor coastal flooding will be possible along the east coast of South
Florida through around midweek.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotters are encouraged to report high wind, hail and flooding 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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