Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Miami FL
249 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

FLZ063-066-067-231930-
Hendry FL-Inland Palm Beach County FL-Glades FL-
249 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...Significant Weather Advisory for the development of funnel clouds
and up to nickel sized hail for northeastern Hendry and southwestern
Glades Counties Until 330 PM EDT...

* At 247 PM EDT...Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm
  with rotation, Capable of producing a funnel cloud near Lakeport,
  moving south at 10 mph.

* In addition, up to nickel sized hail is possible. Seek shelter in a
  safe building until the storm passes.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  Clewiston, Labelle, Moore Haven, Lakeport, Montura, Palmdale, Lake
  Harbor, Port La Belle, Devils Garden, Ortona, Harlem and Lake
  Hicpochee.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to street flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

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.

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LAT...LON 2702 8132 2699 8105 2689 8109 2671 8081
      2645 8092 2673 8149
TIME...MOT...LOC 1847Z 001DEG 9KT 2692 8116

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