Tornado Watch In Effect For Boca Raton

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national weatherBOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Expect a stormy afternoon and evening in Boca Raton, as a breezy morning may give way to a heavy rain, wind and hail.
From the National Weather Service:

TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 82
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1215 PM EDT THU APR 4 2013
TORNADO WATCH 82 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR THE
 FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
FLC009-011-015-021-027-043-049-051-055-057-061-071-081-085-086-
087-093-097-099-103-105-111-115-050000-
/O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0082.130404T1615Z-130405T0000Z/
FL
.    FLORIDA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE
BREVARD              BROWARD             CHARLOTTE
COLLIER              DESOTO              GLADES
HARDEE               HENDRY              HIGHLANDS
HILLSBOROUGH         INDIAN RIVER        LEE
MANATEE              MARTIN              MIAMI-DADE
MONROE               OKEECHOBEE          OSCEOLA
PALM BEACH           PINELLAS            POLK
SARASOTA             ST. LUCIE
$$

 

Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1146 AM EDT THU APR 4 2013
AMZ610-630-650-651-670-671-FLZ063-066>075-168-172>174-GMZ656-657-676-
050700-
LAKE OKEECHOBEE-BISCAYNE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM JUPITER INLET TO DEERFIELD BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM DEERFIELD BEACH TO OCEAN REEF, FL EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
TO THE TERRITORIAL WATERS OF THE BAHAMAS-GLADES-HENDRY-
INLAND PALM BEACH-METRO PALM BEACH-COASTAL COLLIER-INLAND COLLIER-
INLAND BROWARD-METRO BROWARD-INLAND MIAMI DADE-METRO MIAMI DADE-
MAINLAND MONROE-COASTAL PALM BEACH-COASTAL BROWARD-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE-FAR SOUTH MIAMI DADE-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE, FL OUT 20 NM-
GULF WATERS FROM CHOKOLOSKEE TO BONITA BEACH, FL EXTENDING FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
1146 AM EDT THU APR 4 2013
...STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY...
...SLIGHT RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG ATLANTIC BEACHES TODAY...
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH FLORIDA.
.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT
THUNDERSTORMS: STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. THERE COULD BE SOME THUNDERSTORMS MOVE ONTO
THE WEST COAST LATER THIS AFTERNOON WITH ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT
THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON INLAND AND MOVE TOWARDS THE EAST COAST
METROPOLITAN AREA AND CONTINUING INTO THIS EVENING. A SECOND ROUND
OF STRONG TO POSSIBLE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS THEN EXPECTED LATE
TONIGHT ESPECIALLY OVER THE SOUTHWEST COAST EXTENDING INLAND AND
THE LAKE OKEECHOBEE AREA. THE MAIN THREATS WILL BE LARGE HAIL AND
DAMAGING WINDS.
HAIL: LARGE HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF GOLF BALLS WILL BE POSSIBLE
TODAY WITH ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP.
WIND: WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH ARE POSSIBLE TODAY AND
TONIGHT WITH ANY THUNDERSTORMS THAT DEVELOP.
TORNADOES: WHILE THEY ARE NOT THE MAIN THREAT TODAY, ISOLATED TORNADOES
CANNOT BE RULED OUT AT THIS TIME.
WATERSPOUTS: THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A WATERSPOUT ON ALL OF
THE SOUTH FLORIDA WATERS.
FLOODING: THE MAIN CONCERN WILL BE THE PONDING OF WATER IN POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS.
RIP CURRENTS: THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE
ATLANTIC BEACHES DUE TO A SOUTHEAST WIND GUSTING OVER 20 MPH.