Special Weather Statement

FLZ067-068-071>074-168-172-173-072100-
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-METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL- METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-METROPOLITAN MIAMI DADE FL-
355 PM EDT SUN AUG 7 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND WINDS UP TO 55 MPH FOR EASTERN BROWARD…EASTERN PALM BEACH AND NORTHEASTERN MIAMI-DADE COUNTIES UNTIL 500 PM EDT…

* AT 353 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR CALOOSA TO 11 MILES SOUTHWEST OF LOXAHATCHEE NWR TO TAMARAC TO KENDALE LAKES…AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

* THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS UP 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…WEST PALM BEACH…POMPANO BEACH… DAVIE…PLANTATION…SUNRISE…BOCA RATON…DEERFIELD BEACH… BOYNTON BEACH…DELRAY BEACH…TAMARAC…WELLINGTON…
JUPITER AND MARGATE.

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 2642 8003 2604 8009 2556 8027 2568 8055
2615 8044 2643 8048 2660 8039 2696 8028
2696 8014 2697 8014 2697 8003
TIME…MOT…LOC 1953Z 153DEG 8KT 2693 8021 2642 8039 2621 8027 2569 8043

$$

ALM

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Author: Howard

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