Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
538 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

FLZ070-073-075-222230-
MAINLAND MONROE FL-INLAND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FL-
INLAND COLLIER COUNTY FL-
538 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING...UP TO NICKEL SIZED HAIL AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR
SOUTHEASTERN COLLIER...NORTHWESTERN MIAMI-DADE AND NORTHERN MAINLAND
MONROE COUNTIES UNTIL 630 PM EDT...

* AT 538 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES WEST OF
  INTERSECTION KROME AND U.S. 27 TO NEAR DADE-COLLIER TRAINING
  AIRPORT TO NEAR WILDERNESS WATERWAY. THESE STORMS WERE NEARLY
  STATIONARY.

* 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...
  MONROE STATION...FORTYMILE BEND...LOOP ROAD EE CENTER...OASIS
  RANGER STATION...DADE-COLLIER TRAINING AIRPORT...MICCOSUKEE
  RESORT...WILDERNESS WATERWAY...SHARK VALLEY OBS TOWER...BIG CYPRESS
  NATIONAL PRESERVE AND LOOP ROAD.

LAT...LON 2555 8119 2558 8113 2553 8105 2557 8106
      2560 8113 2561 8111 2562 8112 2556 8120
      2571 8121 2569 8118 2572 8121 2594 8122
      2595 8048 2577 8047 2560 8090 2543 8108
      2543 8115
TIME...MOT...LOC 2138Z 342DEG 2KT 2590 8058 2591 8095 2567 8108

$$

KONARIK


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