Saturday, September 22, 2012

Showers and Thunderstorms For Brevard County

MELBOURNE, Florida - The National Weather Service in Melbourne, Florida has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook which forecasts moderate rip currents and scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms for east Central Florida.
 
 
Today's weather forecast:  Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers between 8am and noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Light northeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
 
Tonight's weather forecast: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
539 AM EDT SAT SEP 22 2012

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE
OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN
INLET OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM FLAGLER BEACH TO VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE 20 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
WATERS FROM VOLUSIA BREVARD COUNTY LINE TO SEBASTIAN INLET 20 TO
60 NM OFFSHORE-
WATERS FROM SEBASTIAN INLET TO JUPITER INLET 20 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
INLAND VOLUSIA-NORTHERN LAKE-ORANGE-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD-
OSCEOLA-INDIAN RIVER-OKEECHOBEE-ST. LUCIE-MARTIN-COASTAL VOLUSIA-
SOUTHERN LAKE-NORTHERN BREVARD-
539 AM EDT SAT SEP 22 2012

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.THUNDERSTORM IMPACT...
DEEP MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH A DISSIPATING FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL
COMBINE WITH DAYTIME HEATING AND STRONG JET STREAM WINDS ALOFT TO
PRODUCE WIDESPREAD CLOUDINESS WITH NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
LIGHTNING STORMS TODAY. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING STRIKES AND TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO TWO INCHES
WHICH COULD CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS AND IN AREAS WITH POOR
DRAINAGE. BRIEF GUSTY WINDS TO AROUND 35 OR 40 MPH IN THE MOST
INTENSE STORMS. STORM MOTION WILL BE A SLOW EASTWARD DRIFT AT 5 TO
PERHAPS 10 MPH.

.MARINE THUNDERSTORM GUST IMPACT...
ISOLATED STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCE WIND GUSTS UP
TO 35 KNOTS ON LARGER INLAND LAKES AS WELL AS THE INTRACOASTAL
WATERWAY AND NEAR SHORE ATLANTIC WATERS.

.RIP CURRENT IMPACT...
PERSISTENT LONG PERIOD SWELLS WILL GENERATE A MODERATE RISK FOR
RIP CURRENTS AT AREA BEACHES TODAY. THE THREAT WILL BE HIGHEST
THROUGH 1030 AM...AND AGAIN AFTER 500 PM THIS AFTERNOON DUE TO
TIDAL EFFECTS. CHECK WITH LOCAL BEACH PATROL FOR THE LATEST SURF
CONDITIONS AND ALWAYS SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND STORMS ARE FORECAST AGAIN ON SUNDAY WITH THE
HIGHEST COVERAGE TOWARD LAKE OKEECHOBEE AND JUPITER. DRIER AIR
FILTERING INTO CENTRAL FLORIDA WILL LEAD TO MINIMAL COVERAGE OF
RAINFALL ON MONDAY....WITH RAINFALL CHANCES RETURNING TO NORMAL
FROM MID TO LATE NEXT WEEK.