Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Miami, FL

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
204 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

FLZ067-068-168-041845-
INLAND PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-COASTAL PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
METRO PALM BEACH COUNTY FL-
204 PM EDT WED MAY 4 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE
LIGHTNING...SMALL HAIL AND 45 TO 55 MPH WINDS FOR EASTERN PALM BEACH
COUNTY UNTIL 245 PM EDT...

* AT 204 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR OCEAN
  RIDGE TO 9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OKEELANTA...AND MOVING NORTH AT 25
  MPH.

* FREQUENT TO EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS FROM 45 TO 55 MPH...
  SMALL HAIL...TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS...OR A COMBINATION OF THESE ARE
  POSSIBLE. LIGHTNING IS THE NUMBER ONE WEATHER RELATED KILLER IN
  FLORIDA. TREES AND OPEN SHELTERS OFFER NO PROTECTION. THESE WINDS
  CAN DOWN SMALL TREE LIMBS AND BRANCHES...AND BLOW AROUND UNSECURED
  SMALL OBJECTS. SEEK SHELTER IN A SAFE BUILDING UNTIL THE STORM
  PASSES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WEST PALM BEACH...BOCA RATON...BOYNTON BEACH...DELRAY BEACH...
  WELLINGTON...PALM BEACH GARDENS...LAKE WORTH...RIVIERA BEACH...PALM
  BEACH...HIGHLAND BEACH...OCEAN RIDGE...GREENACRES...ROYAL PALM BEACH...
  PALM SPRINGS...NORTH PALM BEACH...LANTANA...LAKE PARK...ATLANTIS...
  HAVERHILL AND CLOUD LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO STREET FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

RESIDENTS SHOULD REMAIN ON THE ALERT FOR ADDITIONAL STATEMENTS AND
POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
DETAILS OR UPDATES.

&&

LAT...LON 2683 8003 2641 8003 2640 8064 2683 8052
TIME...MOT...LOC 1804Z 194DEG 20KT 2654 8000 2651 8061

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