HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
Warning Issue Date: 1000 AM EDT Wed Jul 26 2017
Warning Expiration: 0400 GMT 27 2017
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.
.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
Lightning storms are expected to become isolated to scattered
through this afternoon and evening. The greatest chance will be
early this evening from sea breeze collisions across the I-4
corridor and near the Kissimmee River. Storm movement will be
slow and erratic. The main threats from storms will be frequent
cloud to ground lightning, heavy downpours, and wind gusts up to
45 mph in a few stronger storms.
.EXCESSIVE HEAT IMPACT...
The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will create
a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink
plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of
the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors.
.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
A small persistent east swell along with ocean tides will produce
a Moderate Risk of strong and dangerous rip currents at the
beaches of east central Florida. Always swim within sight of a
.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
Isolated to scattered lightning storms are expected to impact
inland lakes this afternoon and evening. A few storms may impact
the intracoastal and near shore Atlantic waters along the Volusia
coast this evening. Gusty winds exceeding 35 knots and frequent
lightning strikes are the main hazards in stronger storms.
Movement will be slow and erratic. Seek safe harbor in advance of
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
Expect scattered coverage of afternoon and evening lightning
storms into Saturday with a possible increase to numerous coverage
Sunday afternoon into early next week. The main threats from
storms will be frequent lightning, gusty winds, and torrential
Very warm temperatures and high humidity will continue again
Thursday to create the potential for dangerous heat illnesses.
A small, but persistent east swell will keep an elevated threat
for strong and dangerous rip currents at local beaches.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation will not be needed today.