Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
302 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

FLZ058-241945-
OKEECHOBEE FL-
302 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
UNTIL 345 PM EDT...

AT 302 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
FOUR SEASONS ESTATES...OR NEAR TREASURE ISLAND...MOVING SOUTH AT 5
MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
TREASURE ISLAND...OKEECHOBEE...FOUR SEASONS ESTATES...TAYLOR CREEK AND
OKEE TANTIE RECREATION AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND
STRONG WIND GUSTS...WHICH CAN CAUSE UNSECURED OBJECTS TO BLOW
AROUND...SNAP TREE LIMBS...CAUSE POWER OUTAGES OR CAPSIZE SMALL
BOATS. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL TEMPORARILY REDUCE VISIBILITY. SEEK
SHELTER INDOORS UNTIL THE STORM PASSES.

BOATERS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT STRONG WIND GUSTS SOMETIMES OCCUR WELL
AWAY FROM THE HEAVY RAIN AND LIGHTNING ASSOCIATED WITH STORMS.

HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...WHICH WILL REDUCE
VISIBILITY AND MAY LEAD TO TEMPORARY FLOODING OF LOW LYING AND POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 2716 8071 2721 8079 2721 8081 2720 8083
      2714 8087 2731 8080 2731 8069 2713 8068
TIME...MOT...LOC 1902Z 017DEG 4KT 2725 8073

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