Special Weather Statement

FLZ067-071-072-172-082045-
COASTAL BROWARD COUNTY FL-INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL-METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL-
401 PM EDT FRI JUL 8 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING…UP TO NICKEL SIZED HAIL AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR EASTERN BROWARD COUNTY UNTIL 445 PM EDT…

* AT 401 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER SAWGRASS MILLS MALL…OR OVER SUNRISE…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 5 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…
FORT LAUDERDALE…CORAL SPRINGS…POMPANO BEACH…DAVIE…
PLANTATION…SUNRISE…TAMARAC…MARGATE…LAUDERHILL…WESTON… COCONUT CREEK…OAKLAND PARK…NORTH LAUDERDALE…
LAUDERDALE LAKES…DANIA BEACH…COOPER CITY…PARKLAND…
WILTON MANORS…BROADVIEW-POMPANO PARK AND MELROSE PARK.

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 2603 8040 2630 8051 2636 8023 2609 8013
TIME…MOT…LOC 2001Z 231DEG 5KT 2618 8032

$$

IRL

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