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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
721 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

FLZ054-059-162345-
INDIAN RIVER-ST. LUCIE-
721 PM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR STRONG WIND GUSTS
OVER EASTERN INDIAN RIVER COUNTY...NORTHERN ST. LUCIE COUNTY...

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT.

AT 718 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING STRONG WIND GUSTS 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
VERO LAKE ESTATES...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THE STORM WHICH MAY EXPERIENCE STRONG WINDS
INCLUDE SEBASTIAN...POINTE WEST...VERO BEACH AND SURROUNDING AREAS.

THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES AND
GUSTY WINDS UP TO 55 MPH...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.

LAT...LON 2749 8062 2782 8070 2782 8051 2784 8050
      2784 8047 2782 8045 2784 8043 2762 8034
      2762 8033 2761 8034 2754 8031 2754 8030
      2745 8028
TIME...MOT...LOC 2320Z 269DEG 16KT 2768 8058

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