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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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Tornado
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Visibility
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Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
849 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
210200-
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-
849 AM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ATLANTIC BEACHES...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Rip currents: There is a high risk of rip currents along the Atlantic
beaches.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A moderate to high risk of rip currents will continue along the east
coast beaches of South Florida through the end of the week. Choppy
boating conditions are also forecast across the local Atlantic
waters, that will be potentially hazardous at times, through end of
the week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

For more information...visit the National Weather Service in
Miami website at www.weather.gov/miami.

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