Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
617 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

FLZ068-168-262230-
COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
617 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING...SMALL HAIL AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR NORTHEASTERN PALM
BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 630 PM EDT...

* AT 617 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
  OVER PALM BEACH GARDENS...MOVING EAST AT 15 TO 20 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...
  JUPITER...PALM BEACH GARDENS...TEQUESTA...JUNO BEACH AND NORTH PALM
  BEACH.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 2682 8004 2681 8004 2683 8005 2684 8006
      2681 8005 2680 8015 2694 8020 2696 8012
      2694 8012 2694 8010 2696 8010 2697 8009
      2696 8007 2695 8007 2695 8008 2694 8007
      2689 8005
TIME...MOT...LOC 2217Z 250DEG 13KT 2687 8011

$$

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