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Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWO)

Issued by Melbourne, FL (MLB)

                            
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
348 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018

AMZ550-552-555-570-572-575-FLZ041-044>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-
144-147-272200-
Flagler Beach to Volusia-Brevard County Line 0-20 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 0-20 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 0-20 nm-Flagler Beach to Volusia-
Brevard County Line 20-60 nm-Volusia-
Brevard County Line to Sebastian Inlet 20-60 nm-
Sebastian Inlet to Jupiter Inlet 20-60 nm-Inland Volusia County-
Northern Lake County-Orange-Seminole-Southern Brevard County-
Osceola-Indian River-Okeechobee-St. Lucie-Martin-
Coastal Volusia County-Southern Lake County-
Northern Brevard County-
348 AM EDT Sun May 27 2018

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
...Slight Risk of Severe Weather and Tornadoes Today...

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
Squalls containing heavy rain will move northward across the
region this morning and into the afternoon. Showers and squalls
will contain heavy rain and occasional lightning with gusty, 
possibly damaging winds. Directional shear will be capable of 
supporting rotation and possible severe weather, including 
tornadoes. 
 
.FLOOD IMPACT...
Very heavy rain potential will produce a risk for localized flooding
Some locations are experiencing saturated soil due to heavier 
rains since last week. Anyone planning travel today should not 
try to drive through water of unknown depth on roadways. A flood
Watch Continues into Monday. 

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
Strong winds and building surf will occur today as Alberto moves 
northward off of Florida's Gulf coast. Rough surf and strong 
currents will be present. Bathers are advised against entering the
water to any floating depth. Do not swim alone. 

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
There is a high likelihood of wind gusts around 35 to 40 knots 
over the Atlantic waters as numerous squalls move north across the
marine area as well as over larger lakes and bodies of water of
central Florida.

.WATERSPOUT IMPACT...
Sufficient low level wind shear will occur for rotating storms today,
especially south of Ponce Inlet. A low risk for waterspouts exists
over the adjacent Atlantic waters and large lakes of central
Florida.

.WIND AND SEA IMPACT...
Deteriorating marine conditions this morning into the remainder 
of the day with showers and squalls containing wind gusts of 40 
knots and blinding rain. Gradient winds 25 to 30 knots with 
occasional gusts to gale force offshore. Not a safe day to be over
the open Atlantic waters due to a plethora of hazards associated 
with a tropical cyclone off the Florida west coast. A Small Craft
Advisory in effect areawide.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
Abundant tropical moisture will continue across the region and a 
few periods of showers and lightning storms are expected through 
at least Memorial Day.

The main hazard will be a possibility of widespread heavy rainfall,
causing flooding to become more of a concern. Dangerous lightning
strikes, gusty winds will be possible. Boating and beach conditions
will remain hazardous into Monday as well. 

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotters should monitor the weather. Formal activation may be
needed.

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Pendergrast