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WHUS42 KTBW 260015
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
815 PM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

FLZ050-155-160-260815-

Pinellas-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-
815 PM EDT Tue Sep 25 2018

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING...

* RED TIDE HAZARDS...Possible respiratory irritation in some
coastal areas.

For red tide forecast information visit
https:gomx.html

* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION POTENTIAL IMPACTS...
Symptoms may include coughing...sneezing...and tearing eyes.
People with respiratory conditions such as asthma...
emphysema...and other pulmonary diseases may be more
sensitive. Irritation may vary locally and throughout the day.
If you experience uncomfortable symptoms...consider going to
an unaffected beach nearby.

* FLORIDA RED TIDE RESPIRATORY IRRITATION TIMING/LOCATION...NOAA
FORECAST: Coastal southern Pinellas County: Gulf
coast...possible Wednesday. Bay regions...possible Wednesday and
Thursday. Coastal southern Manatee County: Gulf coast...possible
Wednesday. Bay regions...possible Wednesday and Thursday.
Coastal northern Sarasota County: Gulf coast...possible
Wednesday. Bay regions...possible Wednesday and Thursday.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Florida red tide observations...You can find unaffected beaches
by checking reports of recent local observations and data: Mote
Marine Laboratory daily beach conditions at
https:visitbeaches.org and the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC) red tide status at
myfwc.com/redtidestatus.

Florida red tide health information...Consult the Florida
Department of Health at: www.floridahealth.gov/environmental-
healthred- tide.html or call the Poison Control
Center at: 1 800 222 1222.

Inclusion of external links does not constitute endorsement by
the Department of Commerce (DOC)/(NOAA) of these external web
sites or the information, products, or services contained
therein.

Florida red tide information sources...red tide forecasts are
provided by the National Ocean Service with data provided by the
FWC and Mote Marine Laboratory.

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