Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
304 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

FLZ063-066-221945-
HENDRY FL-GLADES FL-
304 PM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTH CENTRAL HENDRY AND CENTRAL
GLADES...

* UNTIL 345 PM EDT

* AT 303 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR MOORE HAVEN...MOVING NORTH AT 30 MPH.

FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH...UP
TO NICKEL-SIZED HAIL...TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS...OR A COMBINATION OF
THESE ARE POSSIBLE. 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.

* THE STORM WILL AFFECT...
  MOORE HAVEN...LAKEPORT...PALMDALE AND LAKE HICPOCHEE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED...CAUSING TEMPORARY PONDING ON
SOME ROADS AND MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. MOTORISTS
SHOULD SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING
AND LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 2698 8108 2696 8108 2695 8109 2694 8107
      2693 8108 2693 8112 2689 8112 2688 8110
      2684 8109 2682 8104 2674 8102 2665 8121
      2703 8137 2703 8127 2712 8127 2712 8117
      2721 8117 2721 8115
TIME...MOT...LOC 1903Z 161DEG 27KT 2680 8115

$$

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