Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
213 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

FLZ067-221900-
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
213 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING...SMALL HAIL AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR NORTHEASTERN PALM
BEACH COUNTY UNTIL 300 PM EDT...

* AT 212 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
  NEAR LION COUNTRY SAFARI PARK...OR 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF
  WELLINGTON...MOVING SOUTH AT 5 MPH.

* FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH...
  SMALL 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WELLINGTON...ROYAL PALM BEACH... LION COUNTRY SAFARI PARK...
  THE ACREAGE... NORTH COUNTY AIRPORT...
  LOXAHATCHEE GROVES AND LOXAHATCHEE NWR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN ON THE ALERT FOR ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS AND
POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

&&

LAT...LON 2650 8037 2682 8049 2689 8021 2651 8021
TIME...MOT...LOC 1812Z 346DEG 5KT 2677 8034

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