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FLUS42 KTBW 040900  
HWOTBW  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL  
500 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015  
 
FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-139-142-148-149-151-155-160-162-165-  
239-242-248-249-251-255-260-262-265-GMZ830-836-850-853-856-870-  
873-876-050200-  
SUMTER-PINELLAS-POLK-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-DESOTO-COASTAL LEVY-  
COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL PASCO-  
COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-  
COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-INLAND LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-  
INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND PASCO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND MANATEE-  
INLAND SARASOTA-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND LEE-TAMPA BAY WATERS-  
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-  
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
500 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST  
FLORIDA.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT.  
   
..FIRE WEATHER IMPACT
 
 
A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR INLAND HILLSBOROUGH...INLAND  
MANATEE...INLAND SARASOTA AND HARDEE COUNTIES THIS AFTERNOON.  
SOMEWHAT HIGH ERC VALUES ALONG WITH BREEZY EASTERLY WINDS WILL  
LEAD TO INSTANTANEOUS RED FLAG CONDITIONS IN THESE AREAS.  
ELSEWHERE...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE  
CRITICAL LEVELS THIS AFTERNOON...BUT THE BREEZY WINDS WILL  
CONTRIBUTE TO DANGEROUS FIRE BEHAVIOR.  
   
..MARINE IMPACTS
 
 
NOCTURNAL INCREASES IN THE EASTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE WITH WINDS  
NEAR 20 KNOTS OVER THE EASTERN GULF WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING AND  
AGAIN TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. THESE WINDS WILL PRODUCE  
SOME ROUGH BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS...AND A  
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT EARLY THIS MORNING AND WILL  
LIKELY BE NEEDED AGAIN TONIGHT.  
 
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.  
   
..MARINE IMPACTS
 
 
NOCTURNAL INCREASES IN THE EASTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE WITH WINDS  
IN THE 15 TO 20 KNOT RANGE OVER THE EASTERN GULF WATERS TUESDAY  
NIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THESE WINDS WILL PRODUCE SOME  
ROUGH BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS...AND MARINERS  
SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION IF VENTURING INTO THE GULF DURING THIS  
TIME.  
   
..THUNDERSTORM IMPACT
 
 
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED MAINLY AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS  
ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY AS SOME MOISTURE RETURNS TO  
THE AREA. THE RAIN CHANCE WILL DIMINISH FOR FRIDAY THROUGH  
SUNDAY...BUT ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL STILL BE POSSIBLE. ANY  
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DO DEVELOP WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG  
GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS...AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING  
STRIKES.  
 
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.  
 

 
 
PRC  
 
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