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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida
National Weather Service Miami FL
1103 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
210315-
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-
1103 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...Flood Watch for Broward County Until 8 PM...

This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

Flooding: Periods of heavy rainfall are expected today, mainly over
metro Southeast Florida through midday and over interior and Gulf
coast areas this afternoon and early evening. These downpours will
likely cause many areas of minor flooding on roadways and poor
drainage areas. Where the heaviest rain occurs, more significant
flooding is possible with water intruding on vulnerable structures
and causing impassable travel lanes and roadways. A Flood Watch is in
Effect until 8 PM EDT for Broward County.

Rip currents: There is a moderate risk of rip currents for the
Atlantic beaches.

Thunderstorms: Isolated thunderstorms are forecast over Southeast
Florida, as well as the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Lake Okeechobee
waters this morning through midday, with a few thunderstorms also
spreading to the interior and Gulf coast this afternoon and early
evening as well as the adjacent Gulf waters.

Waterspouts: A few waterspouts are possible over all local waters
with the stronger showers and thunderstorms.

Wind: Wind in excess of 20 kts are possible across the Atlantic
waters today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms with the threat of
localized flooding will continue on Monday. After a brief decrease
in showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday and Wednesday, another period
of heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and potential flooding is likely
starting Thursday and lasting into next weekend.

The risk of rip currents will remain elevated for the Atlantic
beaches through at least Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotters are encouraged to report 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.

$$




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