Special Weather Statement

FLZ071>074-101900-
INLAND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FL-INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL-
METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL-METROPOLITAN MIAMI DADE FL-
220 PM EDT WED AUG 10 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING…SMALL HAIL…45 TO 55 MPH WINDS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF FUNNEL CLOUDS FOR SOUTHEASTERN BROWARD AND NORTH CENTRAL MIAMI-DADE COUNTIES UNTIL 300 PM EDT…

* AT 219 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH ROTATION…CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A FUNNEL CLOUD OVER PEMBROKE PINES…MOVING EAST AT 5 MPH.

* IN ADDITION…FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING…GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH…SMALL HAIL…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…
PEMBROKE PINES…HOLLYWOOD…MIRAMAR…DAVIE…PLANTATION… SUNRISE…MIAMI GARDENS…LAUDERHILL…WESTON…MIAMI LAKES… COOPER CITY…OPA-LOCKA…PALM SPRINGS NORTH…
ROYAL PALM RANCHES…PINE ISLAND RIDGE…SUN LIFE STADIUM… INTERSECTION KROME AND U.S. 27…NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY… SUNSHINE ACRES AND COUNTRY CLUB.

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.

THIS ACTIVITY WAS ALSO DEVELOPING IN AN ENVIRONMENT FAVORABLE FOR THE FORMATION OF FUNNEL CLOUDS. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND LOCAL MEDIA FOR ADDITIONAL UPDATES AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

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LAT…LON 2592 8053 2615 8050 2614 8022 2590 8021
TIME…MOT…LOC 1819Z 271DEG 5KT 2603 8037

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RAG

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Author: Howard

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