FIRST ALERT WEATHER: DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR SUNCOAST

Sarasota, FL (WWSB) -

AREAS OF DENSE FOG DEVELOPING ACROSS WEST CENTRAL AND

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA...

Areas of dense fog have developed across west central and

southwest Florida this evening. Visibilities have dropped to less

than a quarter mile in some areas, and the fog is expected to

continue to develop and expand in coverage through the early

morning hours.

Counties included in the advisory are as follows....

Sumter-Pinellas-Polk-Hardee-DeSoto-Coastal Hernando-Coastal Pasco-

Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-

Coastal Charlotte-Inland Hernando-Inland Pasco-

Inland Hillsborough-Inland Manatee-Inland Sarasota-

Inland Charlotte-

Including the cities of Wildwood, Lake Panasoffkee, Bushnell,

The Villages, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Largo, Lakeland,

Winter Haven, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Arcadia,

Hernando Beach, Bayport, Port Richey, Hudson, Tampa,

Apollo Beach, Westchase, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, Venice,

Sarasota, Englewood, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Brooksville,

Spring Hill, Dade City, Zephyrhills, Brandon, Plant City,

Sun City Center, Parrish, Lakewood Ranch, Myakka City,

North Port, and Babcock Ranch

1131 PM EST Wed Dec 6 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THURSDAY...

The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL has

issued a Dense Fog Advisory, which is in effect until 10 AM EST

Thursday.

* VISIBILITY...A quarter of a mile or less.

* IMPACTS...Visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than

a quarter of a mile. If driving, slow down, use low-beam

headlights, and leave plenty of following distance.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Dense Fog Advisory means visibilities will frequently be

reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving...slow down...

use your headlights...and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

Bob Harrigan

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