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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
719 PM EDT MON AUG 22 2016

FLZ069-070-075-230030-
MAINLAND MONROE FL-INLAND COLLIER COUNTY FL-
COASTAL COLLIER COUNTY FL-
719 PM EDT MON AUG 22 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING...UP TO NICKEL SIZED HAIL AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR
SOUTHEASTERN COLLIER AND NORTHERN MAINLAND MONROE COUNTIES UNTIL 830
PM EDT...

* AT 719 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG
  THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES NORTH OF LOOP
  ROAD EE CENTER TO 10 MILES EAST OF WILDERNESS WATERWAY...AND MOVING
  WEST AT 10 MPH.

* FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH...
  UP TO NICKEL-SIZED 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...
  LOOP ROAD EE CENTER...WILDERNESS WATERWAY...DADE-COLLIER TRAINING
  AIRPORT AND BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
DETAILS OR UPDATES.

&&

LAT...LON 2552 8130 2599 8135 2590 8088 2555 8088
      2541 8123
TIME...MOT...LOC 2319Z 092DEG 8KT 2584 8101 2562 8100

$$

SI



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