Scientific Forecaster Discussion
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Area forecast discussion...updated
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin Florida
1142 am EDT Wed may 24 2017
per coordination with the Storm Prediction Center have
expanded Tornado Watch 261 to include Hernando and Pasco
counties given recent radar trends and mesoscale environmental
parameters. Zones and marine forecasts will be updated shortly
to reflect these headlines.
Florida...high rip current risk until 10 PM EDT this evening for
coastal Charlotte-coastal Hillsborough-coastal Lee-
coastal Manatee-coastal Sarasota-Pinellas.
Lake Wind Advisory until 10 PM EDT this evening for
coastal Charlotte-coastal Citrus-coastal Hernando-
coastal Hillsborough-coastal Lee-coastal Levy-coastal
Manatee-coastal Pasco-coastal Sarasota-DeSoto-Hardee-
Highlands-inland Charlotte-inland Citrus-inland
Hernando-inland Hillsborough-inland Lee-inland Levy-
inland Manatee-inland Pasco-inland Sarasota-Pinellas-
Coastal Flood Warning until 5 PM EDT this afternoon for
coastal Citrus-coastal Levy.
Gulf waters...Small Craft Advisory until 5 am EDT Thursday for Charlotte
Harbor and Pine Island Sound-coastal waters from
Bonita Beach to Englewood Florida out 20 nm-coastal waters
from Englewood to Tarpon Springs Florida out 20 nm-coastal
waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River Florida out
20 nm-Tampa Bay waters-waters from Bonita Beach to
Englewood Florida out 20 to 60 nm-waters from Englewood to
Tarpon Springs Florida out 20 to 60 nm-waters from Tarpon
Springs to Suwannee River Florida out 20 to 60 nm.