Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Miami FL
130 AM EST FRI NOV 24 2017

FLZ069-070-240730-
Coastal Collier County FL-Inland Collier County FL-
130 AM EST FRI NOV 24 2017

...Significant Weather Advisory for frequent to excessive lightning
and 45 to 55 mph winds for southwestern Collier County Until 230 AM
EST...

* At 129 AM EST...National Weather Service Meteorologists detected a
  Line of strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 12 miles
  west of Marco Island to 10 miles southwest of Cape Romano...and
  moving northeast at 30 mph.

* The primary impacts will be frequent to excessive lightning and
  gusty winds  of 45 TO 55 mph.  Lightning is the number one weather
  related killer in Florida. Trees and open shelters offer no
  protection. These winds can down small tree limbs and branches, and
  blow around unsecured small objects. Seek shelter in a safe
  building until the storm passes.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  Marco Island, Chokoloskee, Everglades City, Golden Gate Estates,
  Plantation Island, Carnestown, Belle Meade, Cape Romano, Lely
  Resort, Copeland, Royal Palm Hammock, Marco Island Airport, Naples
  Manor, Big Cypress National Preserve, Lely, Rookery Bay Aquatic
  Preserve, Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve, Intersection I-75 And
  Everglades Blvd, Fiddlers Creek and Deep Lake.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This activity was also developing in an environment favorable for the
formation of funnel clouds. Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio and
local media for additional updates and possible warnings.

Residents should remain on the alert for additional statements and
possible warnings.

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio and other local media for further
details or updates.

&&

LAT...LON 2605 8184 2623 8149 2605 8121 2581 8124
      2575 8140 2575 8141 2579 8144 2577 8153
      2581 8161 2577 8167 2580 8175 2600 8184
TIME...MOT...LOC 0629Z 243DEG 31KT 2592 8194 2577 8182 2561 8190

$$

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