Special Weather Statement

FLZ067-068-168-101945-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
311 PM EDT WED AUG 10 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR HEAVY RAIN…FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING…AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR EASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 345 PM EDT…

* AT 310 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR JUPITER TO NEAR BOYNTON BEACH. THESE STORMS WERE NEARLY STATIONARY.

* 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…
WEST PALM BEACH…BOCA RATON…DEERFIELD BEACH…BOYNTON BEACH… DELRAY BEACH…WELLINGTON…JUPITER…PALM BEACH GARDENS… LAKE WORTH…RIVIERA BEACH…PALM BEACH…TEQUESTA…
HIGHLAND BEACH…JUNO BEACH…OCEAN RIDGE…GREENACRES…
ROYAL PALM BEACH…PALM SPRINGS…NORTH PALM BEACH AND LANTANA.

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.

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 2632 8004 2634 8035 2696 8035 2696 8014
2697 8014 2697 8003
TIME…MOT…LOC 1910Z 257DEG 2KT 2690 8014 2653 8013

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RAG

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