Special Weather Statement

FLZ067-068-072-168-172-182330-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-COASTAL BROWARD COUNTY FL-
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL-
METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
631 PM EDT SAT JUN 18 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING…SMALL HAIL AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR NORTHEASTERN BROWARD COUNTY UNTIL 730 PM EDT…

* AT 630 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER LIGHTHOUSE POINT…MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH.

* FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING…GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 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…
CORAL SPRINGS…POMPANO BEACH…BOCA RATON…DEERFIELD BEACH… MARGATE…LIGHTHOUSE POINT…COCONUT CREEK…PARKLAND…
HILLSBORO BEACH…GODFREY ROAD…BOCA POINTE…BOCA DEL MAR… NORTH POMPANO BEACH…HILLSBORO PINES…HILLSBORO RANCHES… POMPANO BEACH AIRPORT AND SANDALFOOT COVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

&&

LAT…LON 2626 8023 2634 8021 2633 8007 2622 8009
TIME…MOT…LOC 2230Z 286DEG 7KT 2628 8012

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Author: Howard

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