SPC Watches - Updated Every 5 minutes


<Day 1 Outlook SPC Mesoscale Discussions >






SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 438


WW 438 SEVERE TSTM FL CW 142105Z - 150300Z
        
WW 0438 Image

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 438
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
405 PM EST Fri Dec 14 2018

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Central Florida
  Coastal Waters

* Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 405 PM until
  1000 PM EST.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...A line of strong thunderstorms is approaching the west
coast of central Florida.  These storms will move across the watch
area, posing the risk of locally damaging wind gusts and perhaps a
tornado.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles north and south of a line from 80 miles east northeast
of Saint Petersburg FL to 35 miles west northwest of Sarasota FL.
For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch
outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area.
Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening
weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible
warnings. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce
tornadoes.

&&

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few
cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
24035.

...Hart

Read more
SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 438 Status Reports
WW 0438 Status Updates
      
WW 0438 Status Image

STATUS REPORT ON WW 438

THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SEE MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 1711

..NAUSLAR..12/14/18

ATTN...WFO...TBW...MLB...


STATUS REPORT FOR WS 438 

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS 

FLC049-053-057-069-081-101-103-105-115-119-150040-

FL 
.    FLORIDA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

HARDEE               HERNANDO            HILLSBOROUGH        
LAKE                 MANATEE             PASCO               
PINELLAS             POLK                SARASOTA            
SUMTER               


GMZ830-850-853-150040-

CW 

.    ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS INCLUDED ARE

TAMPA BAY WATERS 

COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM 

COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM 

THE WATCH STATUS MESSAGE IS FOR GUIDANCE PURPOSES ONLY.  PLEASE
Read more