765  
WHUS42 KTBW 261741  
CFWTBW  
 
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL  
141 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016  
 
FLZ155-160-281745-  
/O.NEW.KTBW.BH.S.0003.160926T1741Z-160930T0200Z/  
COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-  
141 PM EDT MON SEP 26 2016  
   
..BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A  
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR FLORIDA RED TIDE...WHICH IS IN EFFECT  
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.  
 
* RED TIDE HAZARDS...POSSIBLE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION IN SOME  
COASTAL AREAS.  
 
FOR RED TIDE FORECAST INFORMATION VISIT  
HTTP://TIDESANDCURRENTS.NOAA.GOV/HAB (ALL LOWER CASE).  
 
* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION POTENTIAL IMPACTS...  
SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE COUGHING...SNEEZING...AND TEARING EYES.  
PEOPLE WITH RESPIRATORY CONDITIONS SUCH AS ASTHMA...  
EMPHYSEMA...AND OTHER PULMONARY DISEASES...MAY BE MORE  
SENSITIVE. IRRITATION MAY VARY LOCALLY AND THROUGHOUT THE DAY.  
IF YOU EXPERIENCE UNCOMFORTABLE SYMPTOMS...CONSIDER GOING TO  
AN UNAFFECTED BEACH NEARBY.  
 
* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION TIMING/LOCATION...NOAA  
FORECAST: SOUTHERN MANATEE COUNTY: GULF COAST AND BAY  
REGIONS...POSSIBLE MONDAY AND TUESDAY. NORTHEREN SARASOTA  
COUNTY: GULF COAST AND BAY REGIONS...POSSIBLE MONDAY AND  
TUESDAY  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FLORIDA RED TIDE OBSERVATIONS...YOU CAN FIND UNAFFECTED BEACHES  
BY CHECKING REPORTS OF RECENT LOCAL OBSERVATIONS AND DATA: MOTE  
MARINE LABORATORY DAILY BEACH CONDITIONS  
HTTP://WWW.MOTE.ORG/BEACHES AND THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE  
CONSERVATION COMMISSION (FWC) RED TIDE STATUS  
HTTP://MYFWC.COM/REDTIDESTATUS.  
 
FLORIDA RED TIDE HEALTH INFORMATION...CONSULT THE FLORIDA  
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH:  
HTTP://WWW.FLORIDAHEALTH.GOV/ENVIRONMENTAL-HEALTH/AQUATIC-  
TOXINS/  
RED-TIDE.HTM OR CALL THE POISON CONTROL CENTER: 1 800 222 1222.  
 
INCLUSION OF EXTERNAL LINKS DOES NOT CONSTITUTE ENDORSEMENT BY  
THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DOC)/(NOAA) OF THESE EXTERNAL WEB  
SITES OR THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES CONTAINED  
THEREIN.  
 
FLORIDA RED TIDE INFORMATION SOURCES...RED TIDE FORECASTS ARE  
PROVIDED BY THE NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE WITH DATA PROVIDED BY  
THE FWC AND MOTE MARINE LABORATORY.  
 

 
 

 
 
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