Special Weather Statement

FLZ067-068-071-072-168-301930-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL-METRO BROWARD COUNTY FL-
METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
232 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 NORTHEASTERN BROWARD AND SOUTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM EDT…

* AT 231 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A DEVELOPING LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR LOXAHATCHEE NWR TO CORAL SPRINGS. THESE STORMS WERE 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…
CORAL SPRINGS…BOCA RATON…DEERFIELD BEACH…BOYNTON BEACH… DELRAY BEACH…MARGATE…OCEAN RIDGE…COCONUT CREEK…PARKLAND… VILLAGE OF GOLF…BOCA DEL MAR…GODFREY ROAD…HAMPTONS AT BOCA RATON…KINGS POINT…MISSION BAY…BOCA POINTE…WHISPER WALK… DUNES ROAD…LOXAHATCHEE NWR AND GULF STREAM.

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 2654 8003 2624 8021 2627 8038 2649 8027
TIME…MOT…LOC 1831Z 255DEG 3KT 2653 8019 2627 8029

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BAXTER

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Author: Howard

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