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FLUS42 KTBW 190939  
HWOTBW  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL  
539 AM EDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
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-  
873-876-192145-  
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-  
539 AM EDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST  
FLORIDA.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT.  
   
..THUNDERSTORM IMPACT
 
 
A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE WEST WILL CROSS OVER THE AREA  
BY THIS EVENING AND WILL BRING A MARGINAL TO SLIGHT TO ENHANCED  
RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE  
OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS WITH HAIL AND A FEW TORNADOES  
POSSIBLE. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINS AND FREQUENT DEADLY LIGHTNING  
STRIKES CAN BE EXPECTED.  
   
..HIGH WIND IMPACT
 
 
INCREASING WINDS WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WITH A WIND  
ADVISORY ALONG THE COAST AND A LAKE WIND ADVISORY INLAND. 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 FLOW WILL CREATE ELEVATED WATERS LEVELS ALONG  
COASTAL LOCATIONS WITH FLOODING POSSIBLE TODAY...ESPECIALLY AT  
THE TIMES OF HIGH TIDE. A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IS NOW EFFECT  
THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR CITRUS AND LEVY COUNTIES. BUT ALL  
COASTAL RESIDENTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR LATER STATEMENTS OR  
WARNINGS...AND TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT PROPERTY.  
   
..RIP CURRENT IMPACT
 
 
STRONG WINDS ON GULF WATERS WILL CREATE HIGH WATER LEVELS AT AREA  
BEACHES WITH HIGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS POSSIBLE  
INTO EARLY SUNDAY.  
   
..MARINE IMPACTS
 
 
STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS ON THE GULF WILL INCREASE AS THEY SHIFT TO  
THE NORTHWEST...IN ADVANCE OF A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE  
WATERS...AND CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY. WIND SPEEDS UP TO 20 TO 25  
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE WILL BE POSSIBLE...CREATING  
HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.  
   
..RIP CURRENT IMPACT
 
 
STRONG ONSHORE FLOW WITH ELEVATED WATER LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO  
CREATE HIGH SURF AND A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG AREA  
BEACHES THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY.  
   
..MARINE IMPACTS
 
 
STRONG WINDS AND HIGH SEAS WILL CONTINUE INTO SATURDAY WITH  
HAZARDOUS BOATING CONDITIONS FOR SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
SPOTTERS SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER  
AND SELF ACTIVATE IF NEEDED.  
 

 
 
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