Special Weather Statement

FLZ068-168-021900-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
211 PM EDT SUN OCT 2 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING…SMALL HAIL AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR EAST CENTRAL PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 300 PM EDT…

* AT 211 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR OCEAN RIDGE…MOVING NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH.

* FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING…GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH… SMALL 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…DELRAY BEACH…PALM BEACH GARDENS…LAKE WORTH…RIVIERA BEACH…PALM BEACH…OCEAN RIDGE… GREENACRES…PALM SPRINGS…LANTANA…LAKE PARK…ATLANTIS… HAVERHILL…CLOUD LAKE…VILLAGE OF GOLF…GUN CLUB ESTATES…PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT…LAKE BELVEDERE ESTATES AND ROYAL PALM ESTATES.

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 2678 8003 2647 8003 2646 8006 2653 8016
2683 8012
TIME…MOT…LOC 1811Z 146DEG 11KT 2654 7995

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BAXTER

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