Special Weather Statement

FLZ067-068-071>074-168-172>174-062330-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE COUNTY FL-COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
COASTAL BROWARD COUNTY FL-INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-INLAND MIAMI- DADE COUNTY FL-INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL-FAR SOUTH MIAMI-
DADE COUNTY FL-METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL-METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL- METROPOLITAN MIAMI DADE FL-
631 PM EDT SAT AUG 6 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR EASTERN BROWARD…SOUTHEASTERN PALM BEACH AND CENTRAL MIAMI-DADE COUNTIES UNTIL 730 PM EDT…

* AT 631 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR BOYNTON BEACH TO NEAR ROYAL PALM RANCHES TO NEAR HOMESTEAD GENERAL AIRPORT…AND MOVING EAST AT 15 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…
MIAMI…HIALEAH…FORT LAUDERDALE…PEMBROKE PINES…HOLLYWOOD… MIRAMAR…CORAL SPRINGS…POMPANO BEACH…DAVIE…MIAMI BEACH… PLANTATION…SUNRISE…BOCA RATON…DEERFIELD BEACH…
BOYNTON BEACH…DELRAY BEACH…HOMESTEAD…TAMARAC…
MARGATE AND CORAL GABLES.

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 2657 7999 2608 8004 2529 8019 2528 8020
2533 8026 2534 8026 2534 8025 2535 8027
2534 8028 2534 8027 2529 8033 2528 8036
2530 8039 2528 8041 2528 8040 2526 8040
2541 8073 2659 8022
TIME…MOT…LOC 2231Z 283DEG 14KT 2654 8017 2602 8025 2549 8062

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ALM

Author: Howard

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