Special Weather Statement

FLZ071>074-172>174-062230-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE COUNTY FL-COASTAL BROWARD COUNTY FL-INLAND MIAMI- DADE COUNTY FL-INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL-FAR SOUTH MIAMI-
DADE COUNTY FL-METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL-METROPOLITAN MIAMI DADE FL- 547 PM EDT SAT AUG 6 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND WINDS UP TO 50 MPH FOR SOUTHEASTERN BROWARD AND NORTHEASTERN MIAMI-DADE COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM EDT…

* AT 547 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR INTERSECTION I-75 AND GRIFFIN ROAD TO NEAR HOMESTEAD GENERAL AIRPORT…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

* THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS OF UP TO 50 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…
MIAMI…HIALEAH…FORT LAUDERDALE…PEMBROKE PINES…HOLLYWOOD… MIRAMAR…DAVIE…PLANTATION…SUNRISE…HOMESTEAD…TAMARAC… CORAL GABLES…SOUTH MIAMI…MIAMI GARDENS…BLACK POINT… KENDALL…HOMESTEAD MIAMI SPEEDWAY…THE REDLAND…
HOMESTEAD GENERAL AIRPORT AND HALLANDALE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

&&

LAT…LON 2560 8027 2540 8038 2546 8070 2624 8041
2615 8008
TIME…MOT…LOC 2147Z 211DEG 7KT 2609 8035 2555 8054

$$

ALM

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