Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Melbourne, FL

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
000
WWUS82 KMLB 251314
SPSMLB

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
914 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

FLZ047-054-058-059-064-251445-
St. Lucie FL-Southern Brevard County FL-Okeechobee FL-Martin FL-
Indian River FL-
914 AM EDT THU MAY 25 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR INDIAN RIVER, SAINT LUCIE...
OKEECHOBEE...MARTIN AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN BREVARD COUNTIES UNTIL
1045 AM EDT...

At 911 AM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 6 miles east of Sebring Regional Airport to
near Fellsmere. Movement was northeast at 50 mph. The strongest
storm in the line was near Blue Cypress Lake.

Winds of 40 to 50 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Port Saint Lucie, Walton, Fort Pierce, Sebastian and Stuart.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

If on or near Blue Cypress Lake, the Stick Marsh, the Intracoastal
Waterway from Sebastian Inlet southward, get out of the water and
move indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out
to 10 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder,
you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter
now! Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.

&&

LAT...LON 2697 8008 2696 8061 2711 8066 2716 8071
      2721 8081 2714 8087 2723 8099 2730 8100
      2733 8105 2736 8103 2739 8112 2747 8118
      2764 8095 2764 8087 2770 8087 2789 8062
      2796 8046 2709 8009
TIME...MOT...LOC 1311Z 233DEG 53KT 2746 8124 2780 8065

$$

Cristaldi



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.