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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
237 PM EDT WED MAY 17 2017

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0453 PM     RIP CURRENTS     1 NE PALM BEACH         26.71N  80.03W
05/16/2017                   AMZ650             FL   BROADCAST MEDIA

            *** 1 FATAL, 2 INJ *** A RIP CURRENT KILLED 1 AND
            INJURED 2 AT PALM BEACH IN THE 100 BLOCK OF SOUTH OCEAN
            BOULEVARD... JUST SOUTH OF BARTON AVENUE. ONE MAN WAS
            CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT. ANOTHER MAN ATTEMPTED TO RESCUE
            HIM. EVENTUALLY... A POLICE OFFICER ARRIVED AND PULLED
            BOTH MEN OUT OF THE WATER. THE FIRST MAN COULD NOT BE
            REVIVED AND WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT 548PM TUESDAY MAY
            16TH. THE 2ND MAN AND THE POLICE OFFICER WERE BOTH
            INJURED... BUT THEIR INJURIES WERE NOT LIFE-THREATENING.


&&

EVENT NUMBER MFL1700151

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HAGEN


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