Weather on 10-10-2017

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Weather on 10-10-2017

It may officially be Fall, but with all the sunshine and hot temperatures today, it is still gonna feel like summer time. Rain chances will be on the low side, so if you have a chance, hope you can get out and enjoy the day

Advisory from the National Hurricane Center

The 500 AM advisory from the National Hurricane Center on Hurricane Gert. The good news about Gert is that the storm will remain over the open waters of the Atlantic, and is NOT a threat to the United States.

 

TORNADO WATCH in effect for Hernando

Please be advised there is a TORNADO WATCH in effect for Hernando, Citrus, and Pasco counties until 10 a.m.

TORNADO WATCH in effect for Hernando

Severe Weather Awareness Week is an opportunity for Floridians to learn about the various weather hazards that frequently impact the state and how families and businesses can prepare for these natural events.

Each day focuses in a specific weather event.

Wednesday’s focus is on Thunderstorms and Tornandoes.

Florida’s Severe Weather Awareness Week takes place from February 22-26, 2016

Severe Weather Awareness Week is an opportunity for Floridians to learn about the various weather hazards that frequently impact the state and how families and businesses can prepare for these natural events.

Each day focuses in a specific weather event.

Monday’s focus is on Lightning Safety.

Weather Update from National Weather Service

Marginal Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Tonight

Weather Update from National Weather Service

Overview:
•A fast moving cold front will approach the area with thunderstorms tonight, therefore the NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has placed the area in a Marginal Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Tonight.

•The SPC is forecasting a 2% probability of a tornado, and a 5% probability of hail 1″ or larger and damaging thunderstorm winds or wind gusts of 50 knots or higher, all within 25 miles of a point.

Timing:
•3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
: Peninsula – scattered showers.

•Midnight to 4 a.m.: North of Tampa Bay – showers and a few thunderstorms.

•2 a.m. to 8 a.m.: Around Tampa Bay – showers and a few thunderstorms.

•5am to 10am: South of Tampa Bay – showers and a few thunderstorms. Impacts:

•Gusty strong or damaging winds are possible with the thunderstorms.

•Hail possible.

•Tornadoes cannot be ruled out.

National Weather Service Issues Freeze Watch

SITUATION
The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Watch for Hernando County from late tonight through Thursday morning.
POSSIBLE IMPACTS
• Freezing Temperatures – Possible 2 or more hours of temperatures at or below freezing.
• Temperatures expected to fall between 29 to 32 degrees across portions of the county.
RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
• Residents are urged to actively monitor their favorite news station or the National Weather Service at (http://www.srh.noaa.gov/tbw/).
• Residents should stay indoors and cover or move plants that are sensitive to cold indoors.
• Bring pets inside to protect them from the cold.
• Individuals that need to seek shelter from the cold may contact Jericho Road Ministries for assistance:
Men’s Shelter Women’s Shelter ‘Mary’s House’
1090 Mondon Hill Road 1163 Howell Avenue
Brooksville, FL 34605 Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone: (352) 799-2912 ext.103 Phone: (352) 799-2912 ext.109
Hernando County Emergency Management will continue to monitor the situation. The EOC is not activated. Use normal office numbers to contact the EM staff. Office hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.