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NWS Weather Forecast for South FL as of 12.10.17

Hazardous Weather Outlook for South Florida according to National Weather Service Miami FL

At 9:40 PM EST Sat Dec 9 2017

DAY ONE…TONIGHT

Rip currents: There is a high risk of rip currents on Gulf beaches.

Wind: Gusty northwest winds of 20 to 25 knots will continue making conditions hazardous for mariners over the the Gulf and Atlantic waters. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect.

Temperatures: Wind chill values will be in the 40s over much of South Florida tonight, with some 30s near Lake Okeechobee and the northwest interior.

Waves: Seas of 8 to 12 feet are expected over the Gulf waters and 5 to 8 feet over Atlantic waters. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A Small Craft Advisory is in effect for Gulf and Atlantic waters

Sunday, and similar conditions could persist into Sunday night.

Gulf waters will have a moderate to high risk of rip currents Sunday, and Atlantic waters may have a moderate risk. An elevated risk of rip currents may persist into Monday.

Overnight lows will remain cold into Sunday night, dropping into the upper 30s around Lake Okeechobee, the mid 40s across the remainder of the interior and Gulf coast, and the upper 40s to around 50 for the east coast metro. Temperatures will warm slightly for the remainder of the week, though overnight lows will remain in the 40s across the interior and Lake Okeechobee region.

Cold Protection for AG: Forecast and Guidelines Workshop

Mr. Robert Molleda – a Meteorologist from National Weather Service will provide an updated winter outlook for the season and there will be tips on keeping your crops safe during a freeze.

What:    Cold Protection for AG: Forecast and Guidelines Workshop

When:    Monday, December 11, 2017, from 5:45 PM to 7:15 PM

Where:   UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County. 18710 SW 288 Street, Homestead, FL 33030

Cost:           Free