Special Weather Statement

FLZ068-168-190015-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
712 PM EDT SAT JUN 18 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR SOUTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 815 PM EDT…

* AT 711 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM GUN CLUB ESTATES TO NEAR PALM BEACH TO 11 MILES SOUTHEAST OF DOWNTOWN WEST PALM BEACH…AND MOVING SOUTH AT 20 MPH.

* THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS OF 45 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…BOCA RATON…BOYNTON BEACH…DELRAY BEACH… LAKE WORTH…PALM BEACH…HIGHLAND BEACH…OCEAN RIDGE…
GREENACRES…PALM SPRINGS…LANTANA…ATLANTIS…HAVERHILL… CLOUD LAKE…VILLAGE OF GOLF…BOCA DEL MAR…GUN CLUB ESTATES… KINGS POINT…
PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND LAKE BELVEDERE ESTATES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS ACTIVITY WAS ALSO DEVELOPING IN AN ENVIRONMENT FAVORABLE FOR THE FORMATION OF FUNNEL CLOUDS. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND LOCAL MEDIA FOR ADDITIONAL UPDATES AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

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 2672 8003 2631 8003 2634 8017 2673 8014
TIME…MOT…LOC 2311Z 000DEG 16KT 2667 8010 2665 8004 2665 7989

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BAXTER

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