Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1236 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

FLZ045-053-144-021730-
OSCEOLA FL-SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY FL-ORANGE FL-
1236 PM EDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN ORANGE AND
NORTHWESTERN OSCEOLA COUNTIES UNTIL 130 PM EDT...

AT 1235 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
OVER CHAMPIONS GATE...OR NEAR INTERCESSION CITY...MOVING EAST AT 40
MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...THE THEME
PARKS...ORLANDO...KISSIMMEE...OCOEE...SAINT CLOUD.

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
STORMS PASS.

BOATERS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT STRONG WIND GUSTS SOMETIMES OCCUR WELL
AWAY FROM THE HEAVY RAIN AND LIGHTNING ASSOCIATED WITH STORMS.

HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THE STORMS...WHICH WILL REDUCE
VISIBILITY AND MAY LEAD TO TEMPORARY FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT...LON 2841 8177 2861 8138 2816 8109 2808 8135
      2809 8145 2806 8145 2806 8144 2805 8146
      2814 8146 2814 8152 2820 8152 2826 8156
      2826 8166 2835 8166 2835 8172
TIME...MOT...LOC 1635Z 248DEG 35KT 2826 8159

$$

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