Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
502 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

FLZ069-070-202145-
INLAND COLLIER COUNTY FL-COASTAL COLLIER COUNTY FL-
502 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN COLLIER COUNTY...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 501 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM GOLDEN
  GATE ESTATES TO ROYAL PALM HAMMOCK...AND MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15
  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.

* THE STORM WILL AFFECT...
  NAPLES...MARCO ISLAND...GOLDEN GATE ESTATES...CAPE ROMANO...EAST
  NAPLES...WEST TOLL GATE ON ALLIGATOR ALLEY...NAPLES PARK...GOLDEN
  GATE...NAPLES MANOR...ROYAL PALM HAMMOCK...NORTH NAPLES...LELY
  RESORT...MARCO ISLAND AIRPORT...BELLE MEADE...VINEYARDS...ROOKERY
  BAY AQUATIC PRESERVE...FIDDLERS CREEK...LELY...PELICAN BAY AND KEY
  MARCO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL CAN BE EXPECTED...CAUSING TEMPORARY PONDING ON
SOME ROADS AND MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. MOTORISTS
SHOULD SLOW DOWN IN HEAVY RAINFALL TO REDUCE THE RISK OF HYDROPLANING
AND LEAVE A SAFE DISTANCE BETWEEN OTHER VEHICLES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION VISIT THE MIAMI NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI. FOR INFORMATION IN SPANISH, VISIT
OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIAMI/ESPANOL.

&&

LAT...LON 2633 8164 2599 8153 2589 8158 2590 8164
      2594 8165 2584 8168 2590 8171 2590 8170
      2593 8168 2590 8172 2596 8175 2597 8166
      2598 8167 2601 8175 2597 8175 2599 8176
      2626 8182
TIME...MOT...LOC 2101Z 034DEG 20KT 2612 8173 2599 8160

$$

MOLLEDA


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