Special Weather Statement

FLZ066>068-168-062145-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-HENDRY FL- METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
456 PM EDT MON JUN 6 2016

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 545 PM EDT…

* AT 456 PM EDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR LAKE HARBOR TO 8 MILES WEST OF LION COUNTRY SAFARI PARK TO 9 MILES WEST OF LOXAHATCHEE NWR…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

* THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE GUSTY WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH. 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…WELLINGTON…JUPITER…PALM BEACH GARDENS… RIVIERA BEACH…BELLE GLADE…PALM BEACH…PAHOKEE…TEQUESTA… SOUTH BAY…JUNO BEACH…CANAL POINT…LAKE HARBOR…
ROYAL PALM BEACH…NORTH PALM BEACH…LAKE PARK…HAVERHILL… BELLE GLADE CAMP…THE ACREAGE AND JUNO RIDGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS ACTIVITY WAS ALSO DEVELOPING IN AN ENVIRONMENT FAVORABLE FOR THE FORMATION OF FUNNEL CLOUDS. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND LOCAL MEDIA FOR ADDITIONAL UPDATES AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

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 2677 8003 2635 8052 2664 8054 2666 8089
2681 8084 2679 8082 2691 8070 2698 8069
2702 8064 2696 8061 2696 8014 2697 8014
2697 8010
TIME…MOT…LOC 2056Z 209DEG 49KT 2672 8083 2672 8050 2648 8038

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BAXTER

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Tornado Warning

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
WEST CENTRAL COLLIER COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN FLORIDA…

* UNTIL 315 PM EDT

* AT 255 PM EDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF LOVERS KEY STATE PARK TO NEAR EAST NAPLES…MOVING NORTH AT 60 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT…FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS…AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
NAPLES…NAPLES PARK…EAST NAPLES…NORTH NAPLES AND PELICAN BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS…IN A MOBILE HOME…OR IN A VEHICLE…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

&&

LAT…LON 2633 8185 2632 8182 2632 8180 2612 8175
2605 8179 2612 8185
TIME…MOT…LOC 1855Z 170DEG 54KT 2634 8195 2611 8179

TORNADO…RADAR INDICATED
HAIL…0.00IN

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BAXTER

Tropical Storm Colin 8PM Advisory Map

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Colin will approach Florida over the next 24 hours as he moves through the Gulf of Mexico.  Rain will affect most of the state over the next days.  Along the southeast coast we will see from one-half to three inches of rain depending on how the rain bands/squalls set up.  Main threats will be local flooding, gusty winds, and the possibility of a tornado with these squall lines.

2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts Today

With two named storms so far this year today marks the beginning of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season.  Alex formed in January and Bonnie from last week, the list of the names for the season are as follows:

Colin
Danielle
Earl
Fiona
Gaston
Hermine
Ian
Julia
Karl
Lisa
Matthew
Nicole
Otto
Paula
Richard
Shary
Tobias
Virginie
Walter

I will tweet some of the more interesting articles I find today, you can find those links at @pompanoweather

 

2016 Hurricane Season Forecast Summaries

As we enter the 2016 season I always find it interesting the forecasts that organizations put out.  Granted there is not much value in these forecasts besides for statistical purposes.  Possible in time we will see these numbers have the reliability of “today’s high temperature” since we do know that if you are affected by one storm it could be a very bad year.

I do want to note that NOAA’s forecast is interestingly broad.  NOAA’s range is from slightly below average (nine named storms) to 25% above average (16 named storms).  As with any discipline you must practice and practice to get any better.

Here are the numbers as of now.  I will update the list as we move through the season.