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Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Charlotte (FLC015) Florida Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Beach Hazards Statement Beach Hazards Statement - Charlotte (Florida)


Updated:07/19/2018 9:04pm
Effective:07/19/2018 9:04pm
Expires:07/23/2018 10:00pm
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Coastal Charlotte; Coastal Sarasota
 
Instructions: 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- health/aquatic-toxins/red- 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.

Message summary: ...beach hazards statement now in effect through monday evening...
* red tide hazards...possible respiratory irritation in some coastal areas. For red tide forecast information visit https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/hab/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 northern/southern sarasota county: gulf coast...possible friday and saturday. Coastal northern/southern charlotte county: gulf coast and bay regions...possible friday and saturday.
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