Special Weather Statement

FLZ067-068-071>074-168-172-173-202315-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE COUNTY FL-METROPOLITAN MIAMI DADE FL-INLAND MIAMI- DADE COUNTY FL-INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL-METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL- COASTAL BROWARD COUNTY FL-INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
602 PM EDT FRI MAY 20 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING…SMALL HAIL AND WINDS UP TO 55 MPH FOR BROWARD…PALM BEACH AND NORTHEASTERN MIAMI-DADE COUNTIES UNTIL 715 PM EDT…

* AT 601 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR LION COUNTRY SAFARI PARK TO 7 MILES SOUTHWEST OF INTERSECTION ALLIGATOR ALLEY AND MIAMI CANAL…AND MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

* FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING…GUSTY WINDS UP TO 55 MPH… SMALL HAIL…TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS…OR A COMBINATION OF THESE ARE POSSIBLE. LIGHTNING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED KILLER IN FLORIDA. TREES AND OPEN SHELTERS OFFER NO PROTECTION. THESE WINDS CAN DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES…AND BLOW AROUND UNSECURED SMALL OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
MIAMI…HIALEAH…FORT LAUDERDALE…PEMBROKE PINES…HOLLYWOOD… MIRAMAR…CORAL SPRINGS…WEST PALM BEACH…POMPANO BEACH… DAVIE…MIAMI BEACH…PLANTATION…SUNRISE…BOCA RATON…
DEERFIELD BEACH…BOYNTON BEACH…DELRAY BEACH…TAMARAC… WELLINGTON AND MARGATE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS…AND MAY LEAD TO STREET FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT…LON 2665 7989 2614 8004 2577 8009 2601 8087
2684 8072
TIME…MOT…LOC 2201Z 251DEG 15KT 2663 8034 2606 8069

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ALM

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Author: Howard

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