Special Weather Statement

FLZ068-168-302115-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
421 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 EAST CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 515 PM EDT…

* AT 420 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR DUNES ROAD TO NEAR HIGHLAND BEACH…AND MOVING NORTH AT 5 MPH. ANOTHER STRONG THUNDERSTORM IS DEVELOPING NEAR WEST PALM BEACH WHICH SHOULD ALSO MOVE SLOWLY TO THE NORTH.

* 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…BOCA RATON…BOYNTON BEACH…DELRAY BEACH…LAKE WORTH…PALM BEACH…HIGHLAND BEACH…OCEAN RIDGE…GREENACRES… PALM SPRINGS…LANTANA…ATLANTIS…HAVERHILL…CLOUD LAKE… VILLAGE OF GOLF…GUN CLUB ESTATES…KINGS POINT…PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT…LAKE BELVEDERE ESTATES AND ROYAL PALM ESTATES.

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 2673 8005 2658 8003 2638 8005 2645 8020
2661 8014 2673 8014 2674 8004
TIME…MOT…LOC 2020Z 184DEG 6KT 2650 8017 2640 8001

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Author: Howard

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