Weather Alerts for Fort Lauderdale

Issued by the National Weather Service

Wind Advisory  WIND ADVISORY   Wind Advisory
FORT LAUDERDALE

Areas Affected:
Coastal Broward County - Coastal Miami Dade County - Coastal Palm Beach County
Effective: Wed, 1/22 9:30am Updated: Wed, 1/22 10:25am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 1/22 7:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...
* WHAT...Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* WHERE...Coastal Broward, Coastal Palm Beach and Coastal Miami-
Dade Counties.
* WHEN...Until 7 PM EST this evening.
* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
result.

Information:
Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

Rip Current Statement  RIP CURRENT STATEMENT   Rip Current Statement
FORT LAUDERDALE

Areas Affected:
Coastal Broward County - Coastal Miami Dade County
Effective: Wed, 1/22 1:00pm Updated: Wed, 1/22 10:25am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 1/23 7:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents expected.
* WHERE...Coastal Broward and Coastal Miami-Dade Counties.
* WHEN...From 1 PM EST this afternoon through Thursday evening.
* IMPACTS...Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away
from shore into deeper water.

Information:
Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.