Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
550 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

FLZ054-058-059-232245-
St. Lucie FL-Okeechobee FL-Indian River FL-
550 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN ST. LUCIE...
NORTHEASTERN OKEECHOBEE AND INDIAN RIVER COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM EDT...

At 549 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Fort Drum, moving northeast at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Sebastian, Vero Beach, Fellsmere, Indian River Shores and Vero Beach
South.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Excessive cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike many miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle at the first sound of thunder.

&&

LAT...LON 2761 8034 2727 8088 2747 8106 2782 8052
      2782 8051 2784 8050 2785 8048
TIME...MOT...LOC 2149Z 229DEG 34KT 2747 8084

$$

Johnson



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