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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
441 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

FLZ066-070-292130-
INLAND COLLIER COUNTY FL-HENDRY FL-
441 PM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN INLAND COLLIER
COUNTY AND WESTERN HENDRY...

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT

* AT 440 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR AVE MARIA...MOVING NORTH AT 25 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.

* THE STORM WILL AFFECT...
  AVE MARIA...IMMOKALEE...GOLDEN GATE ESTATES...ORANGETREE...FELDA...
  BIG CORKSCREW ISLAND...CORKSCREW SWAMP SANCTUARY AND LAKE TRAFFORD.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 2632 8166 2642 8166 2642 8156 2658 8157
      2662 8143 2620 8135 2616 8160 2632 8171
TIME...MOT...LOC 2040Z 172DEG 22KT 2629 8149

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