Special Weather Statement

FLZ067-068-168-230030-
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
745 PM EDT SUN MAY 22 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING…UP TO NICKEL SIZED HAIL AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR SOUTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 830 PM EDT…

* AT 745 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR LOXAHATCHEE NWR…OR 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF WELLINGTON…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

* FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING…GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH… UP TO NICKEL-SIZED 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…
BOCA RATON…BOYNTON BEACH…DELRAY BEACH…WELLINGTON…
LAKE WORTH…PALM BEACH…HIGHLAND BEACH…OCEAN RIDGE…
GREENACRES…LANTANA…ATLANTIS…VILLAGE OF GOLF…
LOXAHATCHEE NWR…HAMPTONS AT BOCA RATON…KINGS POINT…
WHISPER WALK…DUNES ROAD…BOCA DEL MAR…
HYPOLUXO AND SOUTH PALM BEACH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN ON THE ALERT FOR ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

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LAT…LON 2648 8043 2666 8033 2659 7997 2633 8008
TIME…MOT…LOC 2345Z 297DEG 17KT 2654 8033

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BAXTER

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