National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
Graphical Hazardous Weather Outlook
for east-central Florida.
Products issued at:358 AM EDT Thu Jul 2 2020

threat awareness

358 AM EDT Thu Jul 2 2020 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA. .DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT. .THUNDERSTORM IMPACT... Deep moisture, mid level impulses aloft and daytime heating will allow scattered to numerous showers and storms to develop this afternoon initially across northern portions of east central Florida and then storm activity will move toward the Atlantic coast by mid to late afternoon. Some strong storms will develop with locally heavy rainfall amounts to around 2 inches, gusty winds up to 50 mph and frequent lightning. Storm motion will be toward the east at 15 to 20 mph. .MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT... Some of the stronger storms today will be capable of producing wind gusts in excess of 35 knots as they develop over the mainland and move toward the Atlantic coast and near shore waters during the afternoon and early evening hours. Boater should keep a lookout to the west and be prepared to seek safe harbor. .RIP CURRENT IMPACT... Weather and ocean conditions will contribute to a moderate risk for rip currents at east central Florida beaches. Always swim within sight of a lifeguard. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY. Scattered to numerous afternoon storms are expected through the Independence Day weekend. Frequent cloud-to-ground lightning strikes, torrential downpours, and gusty winds will be the main threats with any strong storms that develop. A moderate risk of life-threatening rip currents is expected to continue at the east central Florida Atlantic beaches through the holiday weekend. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation is not expected today and tonight. $$ Volkmer




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