Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
927 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

FLZ058-220215-
OKEECHOBEE FL-
927 PM EDT THU MAY 21 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN OKEECHOBEE COUNTY
UNTIL 1015 PM EDT...

AT 926 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
TREASURE ISLAND. THIS STORM WAS NEARLY STATIONARY.

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 AND TAYLOR CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE PRIMARY THREATS WILL BE 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.

&&

LAT...LON 2716 8071 2721 8079 2720 8083 2718 8084
      2722 8092 2728 8078 2725 8068 2712 8068
TIME...MOT...LOC 0126Z 226DEG 4KT 2720 8077

$$

WEITLICH



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