Special Weather Statement

FLZ067-068-168-202100-
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
411 PM EDT FRI MAY 20 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING WINDS UP TO 55 MPH FOR NORTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 500 PM EDT…

* AT 410 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR HOBE SOUND TO 9 MILES WEST OF NORTH COUNTY AIRPORT…AND MOVING SOUTH AT 5 MPH.

* THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS OF UP TO 55 MPH. 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…
WEST PALM BEACH…WELLINGTON…JUPITER…PALM BEACH GARDENS… RIVIERA BEACH…PALM BEACH…TEQUESTA…JUNO BEACH…
ROYAL PALM BEACH…NORTH PALM BEACH…LAKE PARK…THE ACREAGE… JUNO RIDGE…NORTH COUNTY AIRPORT…LION COUNTRY SAFARI PARK… LOXAHATCHEE GROVES…PORT OF PALM BEACH…SCHALL CIRCLE…
GOLDEN LAKES AND MANGONIA PARK.

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 2675 8003 2663 8029 2683 8047 2696 8038
2696 8014 2697 8014 2697 8003
TIME…MOT…LOC 2010Z 004DEG 6KT 2706 8018 2686 8038

$$

ALM

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Author: Howard

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