Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
337 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

FLZ066-067-069>071-073-282015-
INLAND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FL-INLAND BROWARD COUNTY FL-
COASTAL COLLIER COUNTY FL-INLAND COLLIER COUNTY FL-
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-HENDRY FL-
337 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING
AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR WESTERN BROWARD...SOUTHWESTERN PALM
BEACH...SOUTHEASTERN COLLIER...NORTHWESTERN MIAMI-DADE AND
SOUTHEASTERN HENDRY COUNTIES UNTIL 415 PM EDT...

* AT 336 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
  NEAR BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE...OR 7 MILES NORTH OF MONROE
  STATION...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  OCHOPEE...MONROE STATION...OASIS RANGER STATION...INTERSECTION
  ALLIGATOR ALLEY AND MIAMI CANAL...MICCOSUKEE INDIAN RESERVATION...
  MICCOSUKEE SERVICE PLAZA...MILE MARKER 60 ON ALLIGATOR ALLEY...BIG
  CYPRESS SEMINOLE RESERVATION...MILE MARKER 30 ON ALLIGATOR ALLEY...
  BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE...WEST BROWARD REC. AREA ON ALLIGATOR
  ALLEY AND COLLIER COUNTY REST AREA ON ALLIGATOR ALLEY.

LAT...LON 2583 8107 2589 8136 2644 8100 2621 8042
TIME...MOT...LOC 1936Z 221DEG 18KT 2596 8113

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