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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
418 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

FLZ074-173-032115-
COASTAL MIAMI DADE COUNTY FL-METROPOLITAN MIAMI DADE FL-
418 PM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING
FOR EAST CENTRAL MIAMI-DADE COUNTY UNTIL 515 PM EDT...

* AT 418 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
  OVER PINECREST...OR OVER SOUTH MIAMI. THIS STORM WAS NEARLY
  STATIONARY.

* THE MAIN IMPACT WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING. LIGHTNING
  IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED KILLER IN FLORIDA. TREES AND OPEN
  SHELTERS FOUND IN PARKS...ON BEACHES OR GOLF COURSES OFFER NO
  PROTECTION FROM THE DANGERS OF LIGHTNING. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE
  BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  MIAMI...CORAL GABLES...KEY BISCAYNE...SOUTH MIAMI...VIRGINIA KEY...
  KENDALL...PINECREST...WEST MIAMI...UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI...GLENVAR
  HEIGHTS...COCONUT GROVE...DOWNTOWN MIAMI...CORAL TERRACE...OLYMPIA
  HEIGHTS...PALMETTO BAY...WESTCHESTER...MARLINS PARK...SUNSET...CUTLER
  BAY AND THE FALLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 2558 8033 2572 8035 2583 8020 2563 8009
TIME...MOT...LOC 2018Z 232DEG 1KT 2568 8028

$$

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