Issue Date: 543 AM EST Wed Dec 19 2018
Expiration: 1330 GMT 19 2018
Patchy fog has developed in localized areas of South Florida.
While most of the fog is light, it is possible that some
locations could see visibility briefly drop to below 1/4 mile.
Motorists should use caution when driving into a fog bank, and
visibility may suddenly drop more than expected. The fog should
lift shortly after sunrise this morning.
Issue Date: 445 AM EST Wed Dec 19 2018
Expiration: 0945 GMT 20 2018
...MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS FOR THE ATLANTIC BEACHES...
...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE TONIGHT MAINLY OVER GULF WATERS...
This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.
.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
Rip currents: There is a moderate risk of rip currents for the
Atlantic beaches today.
Thunderstorms: Thunderstorms will become increasingly possible
through the night tonight, from the Gulf waters, progressing east.
Some of the storms tonight may become strong, with lightning, gusty
wind, waterspouts, and heavy rain are the main threats tonight,
particularly for the Gulf waters.
Waterspouts: Waterspouts are possible, mainly later today, from the
late afternoon through the night as showers and thunderstorms spread
across the area. They will be possible across all South Florida
Wind: The wind is forecast to exceed 20 kts in the off shore Gulf
waters in the early morning hours, which may cause hazardous marine
conditions for small craft. Also, there is a chance of strong gusts
over the Gulf waters due to thunderstorms from this evening through
the night, and possibly into tomorrow.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
Increasing wind associated with a storm system is forecast to bring
hazardous marine conditions for the Atlantic waters for Thursday
through Saturday. The risk for rip currents on all South Florida
beaches will also likely increase during this time.
Thunderstorms continue to be possible across South Florida Thursday
through early Friday morning. Some of the thunderstorms could become
strong to severe, especially Thursday afternoon into Thursday night.
Gusty wind, heavy rainfall, and lightning are the primary threats.
There is also a slight risk of an isolated tornado or two.
The gulf coast beaches of South Florida could see at least some minor
coastal flooding during high tides late this week, due to the strong
westerly winds and the westerly swell.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotters are encouraged to report high wind, hail and flooding to
the National Weather Service forecast office in Miami.
For more information...visit the National Weather Service in
Miami website at www.weather.gov/miami.
You may want to see if there are any Special Weather Statements