Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
225 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

FLZ059-064-201930-
MARTIN-ST. LUCIE-
225 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS
OVER MARTIN AND SAINT LUCIE COUNTIES...

* UNTIL 330 PM EDT.

AT 220 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WIND GUSTS FROM NEAR INDIANTOWN
TO PORT SAINT LUCIE...MOVING WEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.

THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES AND
GUSTY WINDS UP TO 55 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 2714 8068 2756 8068 2756 8036 2697 8018
      2697 8062
TIME...MOT...LOC 1823Z 073DEG 8KT 2701 8036

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DWS




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