Special Weather Statement

FLZ066-067-071-072-022230-
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL-
METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL-HENDRY FL-
549 PM EDT TUE AUG 2 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR WESTERN BROWARD AND SOUTHWESTERN PALM BEACH COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM EDT…

* AT 548 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR EAST TOLL GATE ON ALLIGATOR ALLEY…OR 13 MILES WEST OF SUNRISE…MOVING WEST 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…
DAVIE…SUNRISE…WESTON…
INTERSECTION ALLIGATOR ALLEY AND MIAMI CANAL…
INTERSECTION I-75 AND U.S. 27…
MILE MARKER 30 ON ALLIGATOR ALLEY…
EAST TOLL GATE ON ALLIGATOR ALLEY…
WEST BROWARD REC. AREA ON ALLIGATOR ALLEY AND MARKHAM 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.

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LAT…LON 2630 8036 2607 8032 2601 8070 2637 8089
2637 8060
TIME…MOT…LOC 2148Z 089DEG 35KT 2621 8049

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Author: Howard

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