Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
314 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

FLZ069-070-281945-
INLAND COLLIER COUNTY FL-COASTAL COLLIER COUNTY FL-
314 PM EDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING
AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR NORTHWESTERN COLLIER COUNTY UNTIL 345 PM
EDT...

* AT 314 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES
  NORTHWEST OF ORANGETREE TO NEAR GOLDEN GATE TO NEAR LELY RESORT...
  AND MOVING NORTHWEST 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  NAPLES...MARCO ISLAND...GOLDEN GATE ESTATES...VINEYARDS...
  WEST TOLL GATE ON ALLIGATOR ALLEY...NAPLES MANOR...EAST NAPLES...
  BELLE MEADE...MARCO ISLAND AIRPORT...NORTH NAPLES...GOLDEN GATE...
  LELY RESORT...NAPLES PARK...ROYAL PALM HAMMOCK...ORANGETREE...
  FIDDLERS CREEK...LELY...INTERSECTION I-75 AND EVERGLADES BLVD...
  QUAIL CREEK ESTATE AND ROOKERY BAY AQUATIC PRESERVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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.

&&

LAT...LON 2633 8184 2633 8182 2632 8182 2632 8166
      2641 8166 2636 8161 2619 8152 2600 8153
      2591 8180 2593 8181 2622 8185
TIME...MOT...LOC 1914Z 129DEG 10KT 2633 8168 2621 8168 2608 8165

$$

RAG



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