Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1237 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

FLZ067-068-168-281815-
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
1237 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND 45 TO 55
MPH WINDS FOR NORTHEASTERN PALM BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 115 PM EST...

AT 1236 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR NORTH COUNTY AIRPORT...OR 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF PALM BEACH
GARDENS...MOVING EAST AT 10 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. WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WEST PALM BEACH...JUPITER...PALM BEACH GARDENS...RIVIERA BEACH...
TEQUESTA...JUNO BEACH...NORTH PALM BEACH...LAKE PARK...JUNO RIDGE...
NORTH COUNTY AIRPORT...LIMESTONE CREEK...PHILO FARMS...JUPITER
FARMS...FAU NORTH CAMPUS AND CALOOSA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 2678 8003 2680 8004 2679 8005 2685 8031
      2694 8028 2696 8028 2696 8014 2697 8013
      2695 8012 2694 8012 2695 8010 2697 8012
      2697 8009 2681 8005 2683 8004 2679 8003
TIME...MOT...LOC 1736Z 288DEG 7KT 2691 8021

$$

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