Special Weather Statement

FLZ067-068-168-092215-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
527 PM EDT TUE AUG 9 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING…45 TO 55 MPH WINDS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF FUNNEL CLOUDS FOR EASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 615 PM EDT…

* AT 526 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH ROTATION…CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A FUNNEL CLOUD OVER LION COUNTRY SAFARI PARK…OR NEAR WELLINGTON…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

* IN ADDITION…FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING…GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH…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…
WEST PALM BEACH…WELLINGTON…JUPITER…PALM BEACH GARDENS… TEQUESTA…ROYAL PALM BEACH…LION COUNTRY SAFARI PARK…
LOXAHATCHEE NWR…THE ACREAGE…LOXAHATCHEE GROVES…
NORTH COUNTY AIRPORT…GOLDEN LAKES…LIMESTONE CREEK…
PHILO FARMS…JUPITER FARMS AND CALOOSA.

LAT…LON 2644 8024 2663 8049 2696 8044 2696 8014
2697 8014 2697 8011
TIME…MOT…LOC 2126Z 229DEG 17KT 2670 8035

$$

KSCHARF

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Author: Howard

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