Special Weather Statement

FLZ067-068-168-301930-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
245 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 PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 330 PM EDT…

* AT 245 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER NORTH COUNTY AIRPORT…OR NEAR PALM BEACH GARDENS…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 5 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…JUPITER…PALM BEACH GARDENS…TEQUESTA…JUNO BEACH…NORTH PALM BEACH…JUNO RIDGE…NORTH COUNTY AIRPORT…THE ACREAGE…LIMESTONE CREEK…PHILO FARMS…JUPITER FARMS…CALOOSA AND FAU NORTH CAMPUS.

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.

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 2681 8017 2680 8027 2696 8028
2696 8014 2697 8014 2697 8007
TIME…MOT…LOC 1845Z 202DEG 6KT 2684 8021

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