Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
118 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

FLZ054-059-231815-
INDIAN RIVER-ST. LUCIE-
118 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS
OVER SOUTHEASTERN INDIAN RIVER COUNTY...NORTHEASTERN ST. LUCIE
COUNTY...

* UNTIL 215 PM EDT.

AT 112 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WIND GUSTS OVER FORT PIERCE
NORTH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THE STORM WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE STRONG WINDS
INCLUDE LAKEWOOD PARK...QUEENS COVE...SAINT LUCIE AIRPORT AND SAINT
LUCIE VILLAGE.

THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES AND
GUSTY WINDS UP TO 50 MPH...WHICH CAN CAUSE UNSECURED OBJECTS TO BLOW
AROUND...SNAP TREE LIMBS...CAUSE POWER OUTAGES OR CAPSIZE SMALL
BOATS. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL TEMPORARILY REDUCE VISIBILITY. SEEK
SHELTER INDOORS UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

BOATERS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT STRONG WIND GUSTS SOMETIMES OCCUR WELL
AWAY FROM THE HEAVY RAIN AND LIGHTNING ASSOCIATED WITH STORMS.

LAT...LON 2736 8044 2754 8056 2775 8038 2763 8034
      2761 8032 2759 8032 2759 8031 2756 8032
      2749 8029 2747 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 1718Z 217DEG 10KT 2748 8039

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