Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1211 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

FLZ047-030500-
SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY FL-
1211 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN BREVARD COUNTY UNTIL
100 AM EDT...

AT 1210 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 8
MILES SOUTHWEST OF PALM BAY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PALM BAY...MELBOURNE...MALABAR AND INDIALANTIC.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND STRONG WIND
GUSTS...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.

FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH
THIS STORM. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE SEVERAL MILES AWAY FROM A
THUNDERSTORM. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 2786 8073 2812 8084 2822 8058 2816 8055
      2812 8054 2790 8043
TIME...MOT...LOC 0410Z 238DEG 14KT 2794 8078

$$

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