Special Weather Statement

FLZ067-068-168-301915-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
221 PM EDT FRI SEP 30 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING…UP TO NICKEL SIZED HAIL AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR SOUTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 315 PM EDT…

* AT 220 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM PORT OF PALM BEACH TO LOXAHATCHEE NWR…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

* FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING…GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH… UP TO NICKEL-SIZED 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…
WEST PALM BEACH…BOYNTON BEACH…WELLINGTON…PALM BEACH
GARDENS…LAKE WORTH…RIVIERA BEACH…PALM BEACH…OCEAN RIDGE… GREENACRES…ROYAL PALM BEACH…PALM SPRINGS…NORTH PALM BEACH… LANTANA…LAKE PARK…ATLANTIS…HAVERHILL…CLOUD LAKE…
LOXAHATCHEE NWR…GUN CLUB ESTATES AND PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

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.

RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN ON THE ALERT FOR ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

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LAT…LON 2684 8003 2653 8005 2645 8029 2681 8017
TIME…MOT…LOC 1820Z 211DEG 14KT 2678 8008 2651 8021

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