Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
000
WWUS82 KMFL 221812
SPSMFL

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
212 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

FLZ067-221900-
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
212 PM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN INLAND PALM BEACH
COUNTY ...

* UNTIL 300 PM EDT

* AT 211 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF THE ACREAGE...OR 12 MILES
  NORTHWEST OF WELLINGTON...MOVING NORTH AT 15 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...
  PALM BEACH GARDENS...THE ACREAGE AND CALOOSA.

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 2675 8025 2675 8046 2696 8048 2696 8022
TIME...MOT...LOC 1811Z 180DEG 15KT 2683 8036

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.