Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
653 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

FLZ073-075-173-174-312345-
FAR SOUTH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FL-MAINLAND MONROE FL-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE COUNTY FL-INLAND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FL-
653 PM EDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING
AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR WEST CENTRAL MIAMI-DADE AND SOUTHEASTERN
MAINLAND MONROE COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM EDT...

* AT 653 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
  NEAR PA-HAY-OKEE OVERLOOK...OR 10 MILES WEST OF HOMESTEAD GENERAL
  AIRPORT...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

* THE PRIMARY IMPACTS WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING AND
  GUSTY WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH.  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...
  HOMESTEAD...THE REDLAND...HOMESTEAD GENERAL AIRPORT...
  FLORIDA CITY...ROYAL PALM RANGER...EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK AND PA-
  HAY-OKEE OVERLOOK.

LAT...LON 2534 8087 2561 8082 2570 8049 2541 8047
TIME...MOT...LOC 2253Z 249DEG 23KT 2550 8072

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