National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
Graphical Hazardous Weather Outlook
for east-central Florida.
Products issued at:441 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018

threat awareness

441 AM EDT Wed Mar 21 2018 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. .HIGH WIND IMPACT... West to Northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph can be expected by this afternoon with higher gusts. A Lake Wind Advisory is in effect this afternoon through early evening for all of east central Florida. .WIND AND SEA IMPACT... Winds of around 20 to 25 knots over the waters will become Northwesterly. Gusts to gale force are expected over the offshore waters of Volusia and Brevard counties through mid afternoon. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for the entire coastal waters, with a Gale Warning in effect offshore, north of Sebastian Inlet, into late afternoon. .FIRE WEATHER IMPACT... Wind and low humidity conditions developing this afternoon will create critical fire weather conditions from Osceola and Brevard counties southward this afternoon through dusk. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. Hazardous boating conditions will continue through late week over most of the Atlantic waters away from the immediate coastline with a fresh to strong north to northwest breeze. A very dry airmass will lead to a moderate to high fire weather concern across the area during the afternoon hours of Thursday through at least Friday. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation will not be needed today. $$ Pendergrast




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