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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
1131 PM EDT SUN JUL 20 2014

FLZ077-210430-
MONROE MIDDLE KEYS FL-
1131 PM EDT SUN JUL 20 2014

...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR MIDDLE KEYS IN
MONROE COUNTY FOR STRONG THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS VALID UNTIL 1230 AM
EDT...

AT 1129 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
CLUSTER OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CENTERED OVER WEST END OF LONG KEY
VIADUCT...MOVING SOUTH AT 25 MPH. THIS CLUSTER OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO AFFECT AREAS AROUND LONG KEY...WEST END OF
CHANNEL 5 BRIDGE...WEST END OF LONG KEY VIADUCT...LAYTON...DUCK KEY
AND GRASSY KEY THROUGH 1230 AM EDT.

FREQUENT TO CONTINUOUS CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING CAN BE EXPECTED. IF
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING AND A STURDY SHELTER IS NOT AVAILABLE...GET
INSIDE A HARD TOP AUTOMOBILE AND KEEP THE WINDOWS UP. IF NO SHELTER
IS AVAILABLE...FIND A LOW SPOT AWAY FROM TREES...FENCES...AND POLES.
STAY OFF BRIDGES WHEN THUNDERSTORMS ARE IN THE AREA.

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL PRODUCE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND MINOR
FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AREAS.

REPORT DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR YOUR COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT...OR YOU CAN CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN KEY WEST DIRECTLY AT 3 0 5...2 9 6...1 3 1 6...EXTENSION 3.

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KASPER







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