Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Miami FL
625 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

FLZ067-068-071-072-232300-
Inland Broward County FL-Metro Broward County FL-
Inland Palm Beach County FL-Metro Palm Beach County FL-
625 PM EDT THU MAR 23 2017

...Significant Weather Advisory for frequent to excessive lightning,
small hail and 45 to 55 mph winds for northeastern Broward and
southeastern Palm Beach Counties Until 700 PM EDT...

* At 625 PM EDT...Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 7
  miles northwest of Mission Bay, or 10 miles north of Coral Springs,
  moving southwest at 35 mph.

* The primary impacts will be frequent to excessive lightning, gusty
  winds from 45 TO 55 mph, small hail, torrential downpours, or a
  combination of these are possible. 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...
  Coral Springs, Davie, Plantation, Sunrise, Tamarac, Weston,
  Parkland, Mission Bay, Sawgrass Mills Mall, Godfrey Road, Hamptons
  At Boca Raton, Whisper Walk, Intersection I-75 And U.S. 27,
  Loxahatchee Nwr, Markham Park, Ramblewood East, South County
  Regional Park, Sandalfoot Cove and Boca Raton Equestrian.

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.

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LAT...LON 2653 8033 2642 8016 2608 8032 2629 8068
TIME...MOT...LOC 2225Z 044DEG 30KT 2641 8033

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