Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
444 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

FLZ045>047-053-054-058-059-064-141-147-252215-
COASTAL VOLUSIA COUNTY-INDIAN RIVER-MARTIN-NORTHERN BREVARD
COUNTY-OKEECHOBEE-ORANGE-OSCEOLA-SEMINOLE-SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY-ST.
LUCIE-
444 PM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING OVER BREVARD COUNTY...INDIAN RIVER COUNTY...NORTHEASTERN
MARTIN COUNTY...EASTERN OKEECHOBEE COUNTY...SOUTHEASTERN ORANGE
COUNTY...EASTERN OSCEOLA COUNTY...EASTERN SEMINOLE COUNTY...ST. LUCIE
COUNTY...EASTERN VOLUSIA COUNTY...

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT.

AT 438 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE
EAST COAST SEA BREEZE MERGING WITH A STRONG OUTFLOW BOUNDARY WEST OF
INTERSTATE 95. AS THEY DO...NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WITH EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING WILL DEVELOP AND MOVE EAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH. WIND GUSTS
BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE AS WELL.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THE LIGHTNING STORM INCLUDE KLONDIKE
BEACH...NORTH RIVER SHORES...APOLLO BEACH AND BETHUNE BEACH.

THE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING
STRIKES...DEFINED AS 12 OR MORE CLOUD TO GROUND STRIKES PER MINUTE.
IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...TAKE SHELTER IN A BUILDING OR HARD TOPPED
AUTOMOBILE. OPEN SHELTERS FOUND IN PARKS...ON BEACHES OR GOLF
COURSES OFFER NO PROTECTION FROM THE DANGERS OF LIGHTNING. STAY AWAY
FROM TREES.

LIGHTNING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED KILLER IN FLORIDA.

LAT...LON 2725 8021 2722 8020 2720 8083 2929 8114
      2929 8103 2908 8093 2859 8057 2845 8052
      2836 8060 2816 8058 2721 8017
TIME...MOT...LOC 2041Z 246DEG 33KT 2925 8089 2721 8073

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