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East central Florida forecast discussion 
National Weather Service Melbourne Florida
946 PM EDT Tuesday Aug 4 2015

Discussion... latest surface map shows the axis of the subtropical ridge
has migrated northward to just north of Lake Okeechobee. Despite presence
of numerous boundaries...loss of surface heating and increasing
proximity of the ridge coupled with cot'd warm temperatures aloft put an
early end to land based precipitation this evening. The forecast was earlier
updated to remove mention of precipitation for the remainder of the night.
Light to calm surface winds can be expected into early Wednesday morning with
mild temperatures in the upper 70s.


Aviation...VFR conds overnight through 05/16z then development of
breeze and lake boundaries will increase chance of scattered storms mainly from


Marine...favorable wind and sea state will continue through midweek
with afternoon onshore breeze developing @ the coast after noon.


Mlb watches/warnings/advisories...




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