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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1215 AM EDT TUE JUL 19 2016

FLZ078-190515-
MONROE LOWER KEYS FL-
1215 AM EDT TUE JUL 19 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LOWER KEYS IN MONROE COUNTY UNTIL
115 AM EDT...

AT 1213 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
OVER SUGARLOAF KEY...OR NEAR NILES CHANNEL BRIDGE...MOVING WEST AT
20 TO 25 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 45 MPH AND FREQUENT TO CONTINUOUS LIGHTNING WILL
BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  SUGARLOAF KEY AROUND 1225 AM EDT.
  BAY POINT AND SADDLEBUNCH KEYS AROUND 1230 AM EDT.
  SHARK KEY AND GEIGER KEY AROUND 1245 AM EDT.
  BIG COPPITT KEY AROUND 1250 AM EDT.
  BOCA CHICA AND BOCA CHICA CHANNEL BRIDGE AROUND 100 AM EDT.
  KEY HAVEN AROUND 105 AM EDT.
  KEY WEST...FLEMING KEY AND SUNSET KEY AROUND 115 AM EDT.

THIS INCLUDES US 1 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 29.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 2452 8193 2461 8196 2463 8194 2463 8191
      2459 8189 2458 8184 2466 8180 2468 8178
      2473 8138 2461 8135 2459 8139 2461 8143
      2458 8146 2460 8151 2453 8172
TIME...MOT...LOC 0413Z 092DEG 13KT 2462 8152

$$

FUTTERMAN


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