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HWOTBW  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL  
343 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017  
 
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-  
873-876-222045-  
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-  
343 AM EST SUN JAN 22 2017  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST  
FLORIDA.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT.  
   
..THUNDERSTORM IMPACT
 
 
THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD SOUTH INTO THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT  
AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT...WITH SOME STRONG TO SEVERE  
STORMS POSSIBLE. THE STORMS WILL BEGIN TO CLEAR OUT FROM NORTH TO  
SOUTH LATE SUNDAY. THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF  
PRODUCING DAMAGING WIND GUSTS...FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING  
STRIKES...LARGE HAIL...AND ISOLATED TORNADOES AND WATERSPOUTS.  
   
..HIGH WIND IMPACT
 
 
SUSTAINED WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF UP  
TO 35 MPH TODAY. THESE STRONG WINDS MAY BREAK SMALL TWIGS FROM  
TREES AND BLOW AROUND ANY UNSECURED OUTDOOR OBJECTS. HIGH PROFILE  
VEHICLES SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION ESPECIALLY IF TRAVELING OVER  
BRIDGES OR HIGH OVERPASSES.  
   
..COASTAL FLOOD IMPACT
 
 
STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL CAUSE TIDES OF 2 TO 3 FEET ABOVE NORMAL  
TIDES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...CREATING CONDITIONS FAVORABLE  
FOR COASTAL FLOODING. COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO  
PROTECT PROPERTY.  
   
..RIP CURRENT IMPACT
 
 
STRONG ONSHORE WINDS WILL PRODUCE HIGH SURF...INCREASING THE RISK  
OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA BEACHES TODAY AND TONIGHT.  
   
..MARINE IMPACTS
 
 
A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT ALONG AND BEHIND THE COLD FRONT WILL  
BRING SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OVER THE GULF WATERS UP TO 20 TO 30  
KNOTS TODAY...WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE EXPECTED. SEAS  
WILL INCREASE TO AS MUCH AS 15 FEET OFFSHORE. THIS WILL CREATE  
VERY HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.  
   
..HIGH WIND IMPACT
 
 
BREEZY WINDS WILL CONTINUE OM MONDAY...WITH SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND  
20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF UP TO 35 MPH. THESE STRONG WINDS MAY  
BREAK SMALL TWIGS FROM TREES AND BLOW AROUND ANY UNSECURED OUTDOOR  
OBJECTS. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION  
ESPECIALLY IF TRAVELING OVER BRIDGES OR HIGH OVERPASSES. WINDS  
WILL SUBSIDE MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.  
   
..RIP CURRENT IMPACT
 
 
HIGH SURF WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA  
BEACHES MONDAY AND TUESDAY.  
   
..MARINE IMPACTS
 
 
A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT REMAINING BEHIND THE COLD FRONT WILL  
CONTINUE TO PRODUCE BREEZY WINDS THROUGH EARLY MONDAY EVENING.  
ELEVATED SEAS WILL CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE WINDS  
SUBSIDE...PARTICULARLY OVER THE OFFSHORE ZONES. THIS WILL CREATE  
VERY HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER. FORMAL ACTIVATION MAY BE  
NEEDED.  
 

 
 
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