Saint Petersburg, FL (33701)

6:45 PM EDT on August 23, 2016 (GMT -0400)
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Elev 68 ft 27.78 °N, 82.64 °W | Updated 20 minutes ago

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87 °F
Feels Like 98 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from West
Gusts 8.0 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.08 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 3500 ft
Scattered Clouds 5500 ft
Scattered Clouds 12000 ft
Heat Index 98 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 70%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:05 AM 8:00 PM
Waning Gibbous, 64% visible
SPECI KSPG 232240Z 34016G20KT 10SM -TSRA FEW035 SCT055 SCT120 25/22 A3008 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS P0049 T02500217
Pressure 30.08 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 3500 ft
Scattered Clouds 5500 ft
Scattered Clouds 12000 ft
Heat Index 98 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 70%
Rainfall in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:05 AM 8:00 PM
Waning Gibbous, 64% visible
SPECI KSPG 232240Z 34016G20KT 10SM -TSRA FEW035 SCT055 SCT120 25/22 A3008 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS P0049 T02500217
We continue to monitor Invest 99L for the possibility of development into a tropical depression or storm as it approaches the Lesser Antilles, then heads in the general direction of the Bahamas late in the week.

Invest 99L will potentially be impactful in the near-future as it spreads locally heavy rain into the Leeward Islands and eventually Puerto Rico. A flash flood watch is in effect for the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico from overnight tonight until noon on Thursday.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 6:41 PM EDT Aug. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for southern Pinellas County will
expire at 645 PM EDT...

the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe
limits... and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property.
Therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. However gusty winds
and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm.

Lat... Lon 2797 8257 2790 8253 2789 8254 2788 8253
      2787 8253 2786 8255 2786 8254 2785 8255
      2783 8253 2782 8247 2777 8254 2778 8254
      2777 8255 2775 8256 2765 8269 2788 8284
time... Mot... loc 2239z 059deg 10kt 2786 8259




Special Weather Statement
Issued: 6:05 PM EDT Aug. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for central Pinellas County until 645
PM EDT...

At 604 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm
near Gandy... or 7 miles northeast of downtown Saint
Petersburg... moving west at 10 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Tampa... Clearwater... largo... Pinellas Park... Seminole...
Saint Petersburg... downtown Saint Petersburg... St. Petersburg...
St. Pete beach... feather sound... Gandy... Bay Pines...
south Highpoint... Ridgecrest... macdill Air Force base...
west and east Lealman... Tierra Verde... Gulfport...
Treasure Island and Kenneth City.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 2794 8282 2796 8252 2778 8247 2767 8275
time... Mot... loc 2204z 075deg 8kt 2786 8258



605 PM EDT Tue Aug 23 2016

... Significant weather advisory for central Pinellas County until 645
PM EDT...

At 604 PM EDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm
near Gandy... or 7 miles northeast of downtown Saint
Petersburg... moving west at 10 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Tampa... Clearwater... largo... Pinellas Park... Seminole...
Saint Petersburg... downtown Saint Petersburg... St. Petersburg...
St. Pete beach... feather sound... Gandy... Bay Pines...
south Highpoint... Ridgecrest... macdill Air Force base...
west and east Lealman... Tierra Verde... Gulfport...
Treasure Island and Kenneth City.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 2794 8282 2796 8252 2778 8247 2767 8275
time... Mot... loc 2204z 075deg 8kt 2786 8258