Issue Date: 1047 AM EDT Tue Jul 17 2018
Expiration: 0100 GMT 18 2018
...A FEW STRONG STORMS POSSIBLE NORTHEASTERN AREAS LATE...
...ISOLATED TO SCATTERED STORMS POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY INTERIOR/EAST
This hazardous weather outlook is for South Florida.
.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
Thunderstorms: Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected to
develop this afternoon, favoring interior and east coast metro
areas. The main threats should consist of heavy rain, cloud to ground
lightning strikes, small hail and gusty winds especially over Palm
Beach and Broward Counties late this afternoon into early this
Wind: The strongest thunderstorms will be capable of producing winds
up to around 50 mph especially over Palm Beach and Broward Counties
late this afternoon into early this evening.
Hail: The strongest thunderstorms will be capable of producing small
hail especially over Palm Beach and Broward Counties late this
afternoon into early this evening.
Flooding: Heavy rainfall from thunderstorms this afternoon into early
evening could lead to ponding or localize flooding in poorly
Temperature: Heat index values will rise to 100 to 105 degrees
across most of South Florida today.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY
Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are forecast for the remainder
of the week each afternoon and early evening over the interior
region. Lightning will be the main hazard.
High temperatures may rise a few degrees above normal in the low to
mid 90s through mid-week, potentially bringing several hours of heat
indices in the 102F to 107F range during the late morning and early
afternoon for the southern interior and Gulf Coast regions.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation is not expected at this time, but individual
spotters are encourage to report any flooding, hail, and gusty winds
to the National Weather Service office in Miami, FL.
For more information...visit the National Weather Service in
Miami website at www.weather.gov/miami.