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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
1258 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

FLZ067-211715-
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
1258 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWEST INLAND PALM BEACH
COUNTY ...

* UNTIL 115 PM EDT

* AT 1258 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR CANAL POINT...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

THE MAIN IMPACT WILL BE FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING. LIGHTNING IS
THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED KILLER IN FLORIDA. TREES AND OPEN
SHELTERS FOUND IN PARKS...ON BEACHES OR GOLF COURSES OFFER NO
PROTECTION FROM THE DANGERS OF LIGHTNING. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE
BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

* THE STORM WILL AFFECT...
  PAHOKEE AND CANAL POINT.

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.

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

&&

LAT...LON 2685 8064 2686 8064 2690 8062 2693 8062
      2696 8061 2696 8045
TIME...MOT...LOC 1658Z 236DEG 14KT 2694 8059

$$

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