Special Weather Statement

FLZ067-068-020115-
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
852 PM EDT SAT OCT 1 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 915 PM EDT…

* AT 852 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR LOXAHATCHEE NWR…OR 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF BOYNTON BEACH…MOVING WEST AT 15 MPH.

* THE MAIN IMPACT WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING. LIGHTNING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED KILLER IN FLORIDA. TREES AND OPEN SHELTERS FOUND IN PARKS…ON BEACHES OR GOLF COURSES OFFER NO PROTECTION FROM THE DANGERS OF LIGHTNING. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
BOCA RATON…DELRAY BEACH…LOXAHATCHEE NWR…HAMPTONS AT BOCA RATON…KINGS POINT…MISSION BAY…WHISPER WALK…DUNES ROAD… VILLAGE OF GOLF…BOCA WEST…BOCA RATON EQUESTRIAN…MORIKAMI PARK…VILLAGES OF ORIOLE…SOUTH COUNTY REGIONAL PARK…ABERDEEN AND ABERDEEN GOLF COURSE.

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.

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

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LAT…LON 2654 8011 2636 8013 2634 8035 2661 8033
TIME…MOT…LOC 0052Z 091DEG 13KT 2646 8020

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Author: Howard

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