Hazardous Weather Outlook Text
FLUS42 KMFL 241750 HWOMFL Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida National Weather Service Miami FL 150 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017 AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676- 250600- Lake Okeechobee-Biscayne Bay- Coastal waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL out 20 NM- Coastal waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL out 20 NM- Waters from Jupiter Inlet to Deerfield Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM- Waters from Deerfield Beach to Ocean Reef FL from 20 to 60 NM excluding the territorial waters of Bahamas-Glades-Hendry- Inland Palm Beach-Metro Palm Beach-Coastal Collier-Inland Collier- Inland Broward-Metro Broward-Inland Miami-Dade-Metro Miami-Dade- Mainland Monroe-Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami- Dade-Far South Miami-Dade- Coastal waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL out 20 NM- Coastal waters from East Cape Sable to Chokoloskee FL out 20 NM- Waters from Chokoloskee to Bonita Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM- 150 PM EDT Wed May 24 2017 ...SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS... ...HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS GULF COAST BEACHES... ...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY... This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida. .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT Rip currents: There is a High risk of rip currents on Gulf coast beaches. There is a moderate risk of rip currents Atlantic coast beaches. Thunderstorms: Scattered thunderstorms are expected this afternoon and tonight. Some of the thunderstorms may become severe with damaging winds and large hail. Isolated tornadoes can't be ruled out. Dangerous cloud to ground lightning can be expected. Tornadoes: A tornado cant be ruled out this afternoon and tonight, especially over northern sections of South Florida. Waterspouts: Waterspouts are possible on South Florida waters. Wind: Isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 mph are possible this afternoon and tonight, especially over northern sections of South Florida. In addition, gusty southerly winds of 20 to 30 knots will lead to hazardous marine conditions. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect. Waves: There is a slight risk for high seas around 7 feet in the offshore Gulf waters. Hail: Isolated severe thunderstorms may produce hail to the size of quarters this afternoon and tonight across South Florida. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY A small craft advisory for winds of 20 to 25 knots is in effect for Atlantic waters through Thursday afternoon. Thunderstorms are likely Thursday, especially early in the day. The primary hazard will be cloud to ground lightning, but gusty winds will accompany the stronger thunderstorms. Friday through early next week, a few thunderstorms are possible each afternoon, mainly over interior South Florida. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT... Spotter activation may be needed. Individual spotters are encouraged to report high wind, hail and flooding to the National Weather Service forecast office in Miami. For more information...visit the National Weather Service in Miami website at www.weather.gov/miami.